I have a "breezeway" room that connects my garage to the main house. It has a concrete slab floor that had settled and cracked somewhat (house is 40+ years old). The floor is currently covered with a heavy padded carpet. I would like to renovate the space and my thought is that rather than incur the expense of having the slab repoured (the defects are too extreme to be solved with a self-leveling compound), I could construct a wood subfloor that could be shimmed to level or near level. Can someone give me the basics as to how to attach the studs to the concrete? Is pressure-treated wood necessary? Should there be an underlayment between wood and concrete? I saw the last part of one of Bob Vila's tv shows that covered this but could not find anything on his website.
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