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JayCBiggs

02:47AM | 01/03/03
Member Since: 12/17/02
6 lifetime posts
Bvflooring
Our house is about 3.5 years old and in some spots the floors are becoming progressively more squeaky. It is especially bad in our bathroom, half of which is carpeted and the other half is linoleum. It definitely appears to be the subfloor not being well connected to the floor joists. Someone has tried adding some additional nails and screws but that hasn't helped. Are there any other options that might get rid of this extremely annoying condition?

There are also other areas in the house that when you walk over the floor, you can sometimes hear a pop or squeak in a different part of the house, but the bathroom area is the area with the most concentrated number of squeaks.

rpxlpx

04:00AM | 01/03/03
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
If you can get to the joists from beneath, such as in a crawl space or unfinished basement, then you can identify the spots that are squeaking (by having somebody walk on it) and put shims between the flooring and the joists.

rpxlpx

04:01AM | 01/03/03
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
accidentally repeated previous

[This message has been edited by rpxlpx (edited January 03, 2003).]

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