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DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-04-2010, 09:45 AM
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Posted By scarymary
All of the particle board has been removed. We...

All of the particle board has been removed. We are laying the plywood on top of those planks in the picture I posted earlier. I don't know how much off from being flush two of the pieces are. I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-03-2010, 10:00 PM
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Posted By scarymary
Here is the dilemma...........if I were going to...

Here is the dilemma...........if I were going to tear out all those existing planks, then I am left with nothing but sleepers on top of concrete. The room is already framed and had flooring on it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-02-2010, 08:54 PM
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Posted By scarymary
OK, we bought some 19/32" plywood to put down...

OK, we bought some 19/32" plywood to put down over the planks that are on top of sleepers, and I have a question.............the plywood isn't precisely uniform. Where the seams meet, there is some...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-18-2010, 07:08 PM
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Posted By scarymary
Bud, I will take another picture of the floor...

Bud, I will take another picture of the floor from a different angle for you and post it in my remodel album here at the site; perhaps that will give you a better look.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-18-2010, 07:04 PM
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Posted By scarymary
This is what I know..........I know that it is...

This is what I know..........I know that it is not recommended by the flooring manufacturer to install laminate flooring over a sleeper constructed subfloor due to not having 18" of ventilation...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-18-2010, 02:21 PM
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Posted By scarymary
Nestor, the baseboard has already been removed. ...

Nestor, the baseboard has already been removed. This is a complete gutting of our living room.

http://www.houserepairtalk.com/f39/hi-tennessee-9043/#post43585
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-18-2010, 02:16 PM
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Posted By scarymary
These boards are nailed to sleepers secured to a...

These boards are nailed to sleepers secured to a concrete slab. I'm sure that was the reason for them being underneath the particle board. All I need is something to lay over top of those boards,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-18-2010, 08:20 AM
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Posted By scarymary
My husband and I looked around at Lowes...

My husband and I looked around at Lowes yesterday, but we didn't see any subfloor/underlayment material of 5/8" thickness. I wonder how much difference it would make to use something thicker than...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-17-2010, 09:32 AM
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Posted By scarymary
This is a converted carport. There are joists...

This is a converted carport. There are joists under the planks there in the picture which are somehow, I am assuming, attached to the concrete floor of the previous carport/garage. The particle...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-16-2010, 10:31 AM
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Posted By scarymary
Actually, the particle board covers all of that...

Actually, the particle board covers all of that plank style that you see in the picture. There was carpet on top of that. We have removed all of the carpet. What I'm driving at here is would we...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-16-2010, 08:56 AM
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Posted By scarymary
What is this?

Yesterday my brother decided to pull up a piece of the particle board in the living room, (which is a converted carport/garage) and found this underneath. The plan is to install laminate flooring...
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