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Old 02-26-2010, 10:29 AM   #1
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Securing Partition Wall on Subfloor in Basement?


I am finishing my basement. I have put down a plastic membrane called Platon, and used ¾ inch T&G OSB as a subfloor. Should I just attach the walls to the subfloor or should I use Tapcon’s and go all the way to the concrete?
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Old 02-26-2010, 05:38 PM   #2
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According to the installation instructions on the Platon website, "non load bearing walls may be framed on the subfloor". Your subfloor "(minimum 7/16" OSB)" should be "fastened to the concrete around room perimeter"". Sounds like you don't want to penetrate the barrier if you don't have to....
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