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Revel

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Securing Subfloor Fri, 05/24/13 8:56 AM (permalink)
Hello everyone, I'm excited to be installing my floor on Saturday, but am curious how other people have secured their sub-floor. I've searched through the threads, but haven't found anything specific. As I've said before, I have a traditional background in carpentry, so I'm used to glue and a lot of screws.
 
I will be using a T&G 4'x8' sub-floor. I know there are several products out there in 2'x2' tiles that float over the substructure, but I wondered what you guys have had the best luck with?
 
Do you use liquid nails and screws? Do you screw into the frame and aluminum truck floor, or do you guys just use liquid nails? I would like to avoid any unnecessary penetrations in my floor.
 
As always, your input is appreciated! Thank you.
 
Joe
 
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    fishscale28

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    Re:Securing Subfloor Fri, 05/24/13 9:54 AM (permalink)
    I used liquid nails and some of the heavy duty wood to metal screws found at Home Depot.  I used a little extra liquid nails around the edges for a good seal and didn't go nuts with the screws but did do enough to make sure there would be no issues in the future.  Hopefully that helps!
     
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      Revel

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      Re:Securing Subfloor Tue, 05/28/13 10:29 AM (permalink)
      Thanks fishscale28! I successfully installed my subfloor this weekend. VCT tile is going in tonight! 
       
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        fishscale28

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        Re:Securing Subfloor Tue, 05/28/13 6:55 PM (permalink)
        Tight work!
         
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          Revel

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          Re:Securing Subfloor Mon, 06/3/13 4:54 PM (permalink)
          Got it all finished...could have done a little better job, but I was in a rush because we  had an event the next day. all in all it looks and works great. VCT is a great option for a tough cheap floor.
           
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            fishscale28

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            Re:Securing Subfloor Mon, 06/3/13 7:34 PM (permalink)
            Good deal.  I used the vinyl garage flooring.  Working out pretty well so far...I wouldn't mind it being a little thicker but all in all it worked out ok.  Glad you were able to get it finished!
             
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