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Old 09-08-2010, 05:02 PM   #1
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Help Removing Subfloor


I want to remove the subfloor made of 3/4" T&G plywood that's glued and nailed to sleeper floor joists. I want to be able to save the joists, but its proving quite difficult just to remove the subfloor.

Any suggestions?

Also, there are non-load bearing walls sitting on the subfloor. What's the best way to work around that. just cut the subfloor up to the wall?


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You can cut up to the wall. You may have to add a joist or blocking for the new sub floor.
For the rest you can cut out the plywood in-between the joist and work on the rest with a sharp chisel, Sawzall and a nail puller, what ever it takes.

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