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  1. Replacing subfloor in 8.5' wide kitchen

    Flooring
    My apologies if this question has already been asked and I just didn't search right! We are replacing our kitchen subfloor. I already know to cut flush with the sill plate and put blocking under all joints. I've also had my 3/4" plywood okayed by my local permit office. What I am having...
  2. Peel the vinyl? Or cover it up...

    Flooring
    We are redoing our kitchen. Ripped everything out, including the top layer of flooring. Underneath we found a mess of two layers of linoleum/vinyl flooring on top of spongy particle board backer. The subfloor isn't much better. 5/8" plywood on 40"+wrapped sheetmetal "I" beam joists. The floor...
  3. Replacing Subfloor

    Flooring
    So I just bought this house and I love it, but if I ever meet the people who built it... Suffice to say, it won't be pretty. We had a month to reno/paint the place before moving in, but that's come and gone and now we're living in a disaster zone. The reason: my kitchen floor. We ripped out...
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