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Old 09-22-2006, 10:11 AM   #1
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Or at least that's what it appears to be. House built in the 70's located in the Southeast. It has this 1/2" pressboard stuff laid over what looks like some type of 1 x 6 laid diagnoally across the floor joists. Was this stuff common back then? Seems to be a solid floor, but....

I want to lay tile in kitchen, it currently is linoleum. So once I take up the lino, can I just lay some concrete board down and tape it?

I was also told at a flooring store I couldn't put hardwoods down over this stuff, that the nails wouldn't hold.

thanks for any help

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Old 09-22-2006, 04:01 PM   #2
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If it's particle board that was used for the lino it has to go, if it's OSB it can stay, OSB looks like alot of small pieces of wood glued together.

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