04:46PM | 09/05/06
Member Since: 09/04/06
1 lifetime posts
my son in law installed wood subfloor in garage. over 2x6 frame 19/32 is sheathing

when we walk over seems are moving some before I add carpet are we going to need to put thicker sheathing help signed over budget.


03:12PM | 09/06/06
Member Since: 07/03/05
283 lifetime posts
I bet the 2x6" are flexing under the weight when you walk over them. That is not very stable for use under a floor.


08:44AM | 09/10/06
Member Since: 11/06/02
1281 lifetime posts
2x6 frame depends how far it spans or if it seats directly on the concretee. must be laid out at 16" OC. You don't say whaty layout he used. 24" is too far, but some do try it.

5/8" T&G is minimum subfloor thickness. You don't mention T&G at seams. If not using T&G. there must be solid blocking first at all seams.

how nailed? should have ring shank nails and be glued down with construction adhesive to prevent squeaks later.

if framing is right, one solution isto cover with a layer of 1/2" underlayment, glued and ringnailed at 6" OC offsetting seams already there.

Excellence is its own reward!



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.


type the code from the image


Post_new_button or Login_button

Colorful, useful, and fun, these tire planters form the foundation for a delightful container garden. Just spray-paint old... Reused steel windows create an eye-catching splashguard in this walk-in shower. The vintage factory windows bring an inter... A galvanized steel tub is a surprising but charming fixture in this bright and breezy screened patio. It's perfect for was... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... If you lack plumbing skills but have a good sturdy tree, here's the easiest outdoor shower solution of all: Simply attach... Pursue what's known as the stack effect. To achieve it, open the windows on both the upper and lower floors, and as warm a... How do you like this smart use for an old bottle? Clamp an empty wine bottle to a fence or wall near your outdoor deck or ... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... In this urban apartment, a standard-issue patio became a serene and green perch by replacing the typical concrete with gro... This garden shed has been decked out to the nines. Designer Orla Kiely created the intimate home for a flower trade show, ...
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon