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  • Posted in thread: Reinforcing subfloor in 1970s house on 12-09-2009 at 01:18 AM
    Hi folks,Sorry to resurrect this old thread, but I am finally going to have a new floor put
    into the bathroom of this house. My contractor says he can put in 2x6 joists every 16" to
    reinforce the bath...

  • Posted in thread: Best sump pump? on 04-28-2009 at 12:31 AM
    I have a home with a B-dry system installed around the perimeter, which empties into a sump
    crock. A few years ago the pump float died -- it was a cheap Home Depot sump pump. Instead of
    replacing the ...

  • Posted in thread: Reinforcing subfloor in 1970s house on 06-17-2008 at 02:35 PM
    Thanks for the replies. I'm wondering if there is *any* solution that will work from the top
    side. Can I lay 2x4 tongue-in-groove across the floor?The problem I have is that the crawlspace
    clearance i...

  • Posted in thread: Reinforcing subfloor in 1970s house on 06-16-2008 at 08:03 PM
    Can't I lay some strong plywood over the top and then nail-down hardwood flooring? I'm thinking
    1/4" ply, making the seams perpendicular to the joists, screwed and glued down. That should
    make it quit...

  • Posted in thread: Reinforcing subfloor in 1970s house on 03-10-2008 at 02:58 PM

  • Posted in thread: Reinforcing subfloor in 1970s house on 03-10-2008 at 01:51 PM
    I have a 1970s house with 1.125" plywood subflooring over 4x6 joists 48" on center. It's pier
    and beam over a crawlspace.How sturdy is this subfloor? Is it common? Can it handle most types
    of flooring...

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