advantech over advantech?

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  1. Sep 28, 2012 #1

    drewdin

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    I am in the process of building up my bathroom from the joists up, I have one layer of 3/4" advantech down now. I am planning on adding another layer of 1/2" plywood over the advantech.

    Is there a better material to use other than plywood, should I use a second layer of advantech? Any advise would be appreciated, thanks.
     
  2. Sep 28, 2012 #2

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    If your tileing, 1/2" concrete backer board?
     
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    this is going to be for a future hardwood floor. I guess I can get away with 3/4" subfloor if I go with 3/4" wood. I need to make my mind up
     
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    I'm not a fan of hardwood in a bathroom. You should be able to put the hard wood on that floor. If you do put down another 1/2", make sure you glue and screw it well and longer screws thru into the joists and as suggested offset joints.
    I just can't imagine how you would protect the wood from getting wet sooner or later.
    It on takes one time.
     
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    I mixed posts here, I was planning on putting wood in the living room which also needs an under lament. I never planned on putting wood in the bathroom, that was my mistake.
     
  7. Oct 12, 2012 #7

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    Good, I have seen bathrooms with hard wood, don`t like it.
     

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