04:40PM | 01/12/03
Member Since: 01/11/03
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I'm putting a new floor in my living and dinning rooms and the floor joist are sagging. I'm going to remove the subfloor and sister up new joist to make the floor flat. My question is what kind of plywood should be used for the new subfloor. My local home depot has 3/4" CDX, shop sanded, a T&G sturdyfloor (plywood), T&G OSB. lots of choices, ranging from ~ $10 thru $25 per sheet.


07:21AM | 01/14/03
Member Since: 01/13/03
26 lifetime posts
i always recommend using a T&G subfloor, both glued and screwed to your floor joists.


07:06PM | 01/14/03
Member Since: 12/27/02
543 lifetime posts
3/4 T&G screwed or shot with ring nails & glued (the most important is the glue) on a bias (perpendicular) to the joists for tile, or wood flooring.
3/4 T&G OSB for carpet & engineered flooring, same fastening system.
3/4 T&G then 1/4" popular for vinyl.


05:46PM | 01/17/03
Member Since: 01/11/03
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Thanks for the replys.


06:24AM | 01/18/03
Member Since: 12/27/02
543 lifetime posts
Can't believe I wrote popular.. instead of poplar .. even though it is.

Alter Eagle Construction & Design



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