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I would like to replace the actual sub-floor in at least my bathroom and the kitchen. I need more info on the structural implications of doing this. From a "structural" standpoint, should I swap-out panel for panel as I move or just take it all out at once and replace it ~ does it matte either way?

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Kevin
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I just remove it all---then replace it. That gives you the option of sistering in joists--replacing plumbing and whatever else needs doing without the sub floor in the way.
 

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If the new sub floor will be as thick or thicker than the old one---leave it 1 1/2" out from the walls.

That is easier --faster---and gives you a surface to screw blocking into to support the new subfloor.
 
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