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12-08-05, 02:03 PM   #1  
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While under my house the other day, I noticed that in both bedrooms, the hardwood floor rests directly on the floor joists. Is this typical in older homes?

 
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12-08-05, 02:40 PM   #2  
Yes, it's fairly typical in circa 1960 homes (and older) that had wood floors. The tongue & groove oak (or pine) floor was solid enough that it did not need a subfloor. The oak is probably 7/8" thick.

 
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