Sanieren des Untergrundes

English translation: remedial preparation of the underlying surface

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German term or phrase:Sanieren des Untergrundes
English translation:remedial preparation of the underlying surface
Entered by: Cristina Moldovan do Amaral
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15:17 Jan 15, 2002
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German term or phrase: Sanieren des Untergrundes
Restoration of the subfloor (text is about floor-laying and parquet)?
Die Firma hat neun Mitarbeiter und wird schon seit zehn Jahren mit Parkettarbeiten in der Heyne-Fabrik beauftragt, wo das Sanieren des Untergrundes zum Teil beträchtlichen Aufwand erfordert.
Sarah Downing
Local time: 05:35
remedial preparation of the underlying surface
Explanation:
There is a surface that lies beneath the flooring; this may be called the "underlying surface" With this term you will be able to differentiate "Untergrund" from subflooring.
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Dr. Fred Thomson
United States
Local time: 03:35
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1foundation remediation
Alison Schwitzgebel
5remedial preparation of the underlying surface
Dr. Fred Thomson
4remedial treatment of the floor space
Ingrid Grzeszik


  

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22 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
foundation remediation


Explanation:
Sanierung (in terms of contaminated soil and ground) is remediation (Hamblock/Wessels et al)

Of the top of my head I'd say "foundation" for Untergrund

Alison Schwitzgebel
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Local time: 11:35
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 3409

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agree  Alexander Schleber
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31 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
remedial treatment of the floor space


Explanation:
see above

Ingrid Grzeszik
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 139
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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
remedial preparation of the underlying surface


Explanation:
There is a surface that lies beneath the flooring; this may be called the "underlying surface" With this term you will be able to differentiate "Untergrund" from subflooring.

Dr. Fred Thomson
United States
Local time: 03:35
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 5861
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