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Old 10-09-2010, 07:32 PM   #1
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Hi, I am having an addition put on my house & they have the foundation & crawl space in & then put in 1/4" plywood for the floor, nothing else. This is going to be a small house addition & the floor is already warped before the roof & sides were up. It is getting more unstable & they are putting the walls up now. Am I wrong in thinking the flooring is not correct since it isn't stable. I have repeatedly talked to them about fixing it & they said it will be fixed after the walls are up... WHAT? Do I want walls setting on 1/4" plywood? I'm not happy about this but if it is the right way to do it I'll give them a break. Thank you & I hope I'm in the right forum.

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Hi, I am having an addition put on my house & they have the foundation & crawl space in & then put in 1/4" plywood for the floor, nothing else. This is going to be a small house addition & the floor is already warped before the roof & sides were up. It is getting more unstable & they are putting the walls up now. Am I wrong in thinking the flooring is not correct since it isn't stable. I have repeatedly talked to them about fixing it & they said it will be fixed after the walls are up... WHAT? Do I want walls setting on 1/4" plywood? I'm not happy about this but if it is the right way to do it I'll give them a break. Thank you & I hope I'm in the right forum.
1/4" plywood cannot be used for a subfloor. They are wrong. Tell them to stop. If they don't stop throw them off the job and bring the building inspector in.What does your plans say?

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I can't find anything in the plans for the flooring, lots for the walls & roof. But from day 1 my son & I have said 1/4" plywood is not right. We just need a professional that says we are right & to stop him.
Thank you very much.
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Old 10-09-2010, 08:02 PM   #4
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I can't find anything in the plans for the flooring, lots for the walls & roof. But from day 1 my son & I have said 1/4" plywood is not right. We just need a professional that says we are right & to stop him.
Thank you very much.
Lorraine
Who drew the plans?
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Were these plans brought to the town and permits issued? Do you have the permits in your window?
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Yes I have the permits but didn't know they need in the windows.
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Yes I have the permits but didn't know they need in the windows.
The plywood has to be on the plans. If not go to the town on Monday with the set of plans and tell the inspector what is going on.
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I will indeed do that, thank you very much Joe
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I will indeed do that, thank you very much Joe
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