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squeaky subfloor

Posted by aim57 (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 24, 11 at 11:15

Getting ready to install ceramic tile. After installing the first piece of 3/8" ply (BC exterior grade) over the 3/4" subfloor (1-1/8" total subfloor), the floor squeaks in a few spots when you walk over it.

Is this something that will resolve when the cement board is installed, or are we off to a bad start?


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RE: squeaky subfloor

Find the source of the squeaks and remedy them before you install anything over.


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RE: squeaky subfloor

How was the new layer fastened down?

Nails or screws?


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RE: squeaky subfloor

Thanks, we pulled up the ply, remedied the squeaks, and starting again. Hope that solves the prob. The new layer is screwed.

I have moved this to the bathroom forum.


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