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Old 11-04-2008, 12:11 AM   #1
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I was wondering if I can put laminate wood flooring on my old 1950s subfloor? it's the old 1x4 boards TG. Or should I put it and replace it? Money is an abject.

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i see no reason why not, if the t&g is in good shape.

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I don't see any problem with putting it down over your 1x4 T&G
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you mean i got one right???? woohoo! about time!!!

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no, two! the first was the drywall lift
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well, ok.... that's true.... but it DID take me two tries to get it right! lol

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I'm not sure of the term drywall lift!!!. I can pull the old subfloor up but it's under the exterier wall, and how do I get the new sheets of 4x8's to line up with the joists if I can't get to the first joist that's under the ext. wall and on top of the footing???? HELP!!!!!! Email me if anyone knows what I can do, I'll send some pictures!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!
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bob was referring to my drywall lift i created from 2x4s.---> can you build your own drywall lift?....done!
please do take some pics and post them, they will help us a lot.

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Use a decent underlayment like this: http://www.mpglobalproducts.com/quietwalk_index.html

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