Subflooring For A 24X60 Mobile Home It Has Dry Rot In Some Spots It Looks To Be Soem Type Of Pressed Wood Material ,what Would You Suggest For Replacement? - Building & Construction - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Building & Construction


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Display Modes
Old 05-28-2010, 02:27 PM   #1
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10

what type of material to replace sub flooring on a 24X60 mobile home ? the current material seem to be pressed wood of some type that is about 5/8" thick

hello im trying to get you response

Might want to wait more then 3 minutes before bumping your thread
rayfogleman is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 05-28-2010, 03:03 PM   #2
You talking to me?
nap's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: sw mi
Posts: 7,551
Rewards Points: 6,290

it is probably 5/8'' particle board. Some folks will use OSB. Personally, I prefer plywood. Whatever you use, it needs to be exterior grade to resist moisture.
nap is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 05-28-2010, 11:23 PM   #3
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Canada (s/w ON.)
Posts: 2,294
Rewards Points: 1,000

Cut the damaged section out with a jig-saw. Cut two pieces of 1X3 wood, 3" longer than than the opening is wide.
Slip the 1X3's into the underside of the opening and screw them in place with deck screws. (drill pilot holes)
Make a replacement patch from some plywood, using the section that you cut out, as a pattern.
Caulk the patch around the perimeter and drop it into the opening.
Using deck screws, screw the patch onto the 1X3's.
It would be a good idea to glue everything before screwing the pieces together.
Wildie is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ready to paint the porch! Oil or latex? Leah Frances Painting 10 08-24-2015 02:59 PM
mobile home service to bond or not to bond rikmac Electrical 35 03-17-2010 03:47 PM

Top of Page | View New Posts