second floor sub flloring


Old 12-19-04, 01:48 PM
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second floor sub flloring

we currently have a 2 story home...the second floor is squeaky and also you can hear people walking when you are on the first floor...the sub-floor is currently 3/4 tongue & groove plywood. what options are available for fixing this problem?

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Old 12-19-04, 08:49 PM
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Hello and welcome aboard!

The squeaks could probably be dealt with by adding screws thru the existing sub-floor, after removing the carpet & pad. Putting down an additional layer of subflooring, glued & screwed down over the existing one, and use a premium quality pad under the new carpet. HTH and Merry Christmas! :glocke:

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