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  1. Need some advice.

    Flooring
    Currently I have removed all the 5/8 particle board underlament to reveal the 1x6 T&G sub flooring. I have been replacing dry rotted 1X6's and laying down new 5/8 plywood in place of the particle board. I have been under the house and I am concerned with the way that the flooring was built...
  2. Need HELP

    Carpentry
    Currently I have removed all the 5/8 particle board underlament to reveal the 1x6 T&G sub flooring. I have been replacing dry rotted 1X6's and laying down new 5/8 plywood in place of the particle board. I have been under the house and I am concerned with the way that the flooring was built...
  3. Looking for urgent advice regarding joist and structural work done. Help PLEASE!!

    Building & Construction
    Sorry "advice" spelled wrong, and can't change it I had posted a thread a few weeks ago and my pictures posted were flipped, and was very confusing. I had never posted on a forum, but I am hoping someone can give me some advise on a very severe issue. We have recently had renovations done...
  4. Botch job done on structure? Joists and subfloor

    Building & Construction
    Hello, Thank you for anyone reading this and I apologize if I am not posting correctly. I have never posted in a forum before but have had so much help from other posts so I figured I would give it a shot. We recently had a contractor come in to our home who was "highly recommended'...
  5. T&G Flooring, i know it's on here but not my answer

    Tiling, ceramics, marble
    I have a floor i am doing it's 1 x 4 t&g over 2 x 10 joists 16oc. It's a bit out of level.I want to solve two problems with this process. I was figuring I could re-nail the sub-floor, add a layer of exterior grade bc plywood, screwing only into t&g. Use PL subfloor adhesive every 6". Then I...
  6. Uneven concrete basement floor problem

    Flooring
    Hi- I am a homeowner with very little knowledge of sub-floor options for my new basement project. I want to install Pergo flooring ... but my concrete floor is very uneven. What is the best available option to level the concrete floor before laying the engineered wood flooring .. My basement...
  7. Tile Height versus Laminate

    Flooring
    Our bathroom had an extensive leak under the flooring. It has been fixed, but the sub-flooring had to be removed. We had laminate flooring, but would like to replace it with tile now that we must replace the floor anyway. We are concerned about the height difference between the old laminate and...
  8. Uncle Knackers How To Guides

    How To Guides
    Gidday Guys, Uncle Knackers here. I hope you don't mind but l have made a number of DIY Vids to share with my fellow renovators. Have a squizz and let me know what you think. Cheers. Ps Don't be to cruel on me! They are light entertainment with some good advice thrown in. This is the link to my...
  9. Pier and Beam - Buckling Sub-floor - Need Advice

    Flooring
    I have an older 1955 home (in N. Texas) that was completely remodeled by the previous owner (a home inspector) back in 2001-2002. The majority of this 1600 sq ft home is done in 3/4" solid red oak flooring, some of it (about 25%) is the original oak flooring. Over the last 2 years the floor has...
  10. Installing floating floor over squeaky wood floor- rip it up? (Q3)

    Flooring
    Hi again- Here's the other big question: the existing floor in my living room is oak t&g (5/8") over a diagonal plank sub-floor over joists. The home was built in 1955 and the floor has been carpeted since I bought the house 5 yrs ago. When I pulled up the carpet, it revealed a pretty damaged...
  11. Existing sub-floor

    Flooring
    Is there anyway to sure up my existing sub-floor. I don't see any mold or rot. The tiles that I removed were cracked. I also removed 5/8" press board. I'm replacing that with 1/2" Hardi backer. I'm also using thinset before applying the Hardi backer. The sub floor seems to be kind of soft or...
  12. Subfloor repairs/replacement for kitchen remodel

    Flooring
    We just tore out all our kitchen cabinets, flooring, and a wall to boot. The original cabinets (which we think may have been fabricated by monkeys, as they had more nails in them than Home Depot has in stock - and which were also nailed instead of screwed to the walls... but I digress) sat on...
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