i'm in the middle of replacing an entire subfloor on a second story, and have a few questions:
- what do i do where the existing subfloor meets an exterior wall?
- some of the panels i've already put down only have 3/8" - 1/2" of the edge bearing on a joist. i know it should be 3/4", but i was working late at night, my measurements were off, etc...do i need to rip up and replace? seems sturdy now, but i don't want the floor to fall in.
What are you going to be putting down as a finish floor? Unless it's tile you've probably covered yourself well enough. ( And maybe even then) A lot of new construction floors are looking good with a whole 1/2" of bearing.
My concern would be where the new subfloor is not supported near the wall. I'd screw some backing under there to support the edge.