last year, we installed solid oak hardwood floor in our main bedroom and family room. to our dismay, when we ripped up the old carpet, we found that the whole subfloor was covered with particle board. using a standard nail gun to install the floor was out of the question--particle board isn't structurally sound enough to 'bite' nails.
i live in the northeast and i am adding on to a turn of the century victorian. my builder used particle board siding when the plans called for plywood. it has been exposed to the elements for 2 months many rainstorms . is this going to be a problem in the future?
if you follow me on instagram, you might have caught a peek of a project that's been keeping me busy. a local computer shop is moving from their current retail and tech space to a smaller spot in need of some tlc. it's downtown, with excellent parking a rare
the problem with tile is the mortar. when you spread mortar on particle board, it can absorb the liquid and swell, popping some of the tiles. doesnt always happen, but can. and for hard wood, it needs a secure sub floor to nail into. particle board doesnt hold nails well and the boards can start coming loose as the house breathes.
if you follow me on instagram, you might have caught a peek of a project that's been keeping me busy. a local computer shop is moving from their current retail and tech space to a smaller spot in need of some tlc. it's downtown, with excellent parking a rare combination , so things like missing baseboards and particle board floors were overlooked.
sep 11, 2015- explore adamski's board "particle board floors" on pinterest. see more ideas about particle board floor, particle board and diy flooring.
pynepanel thick edge particle board white 1800x445x16mm. online service replacing particle board subfloor - forums for the chaotic home jun 11, 2007 i want to replace my old particle board subfloor with plywood so i can nail between it and the
particle board is a popular alternative to conventional wood and plywood as it is denser, more uniform and significantly cheaper. it is often used as underlayment to a continuous sheet of vinyl floor coverings since exposure to moisture causes it to expand and
the house i recently purchased, built in 1973, has particle board subfloors. to clarify, this is not osb and this is not just a particle board overlay over plywood -- the entire subfloor is 3/4' how do i deal with particle board subfloors and hardwood flooring? ask question the floors are creaky and warped in places and i've been
particle board floor turned into a stone granite floor, concrete masonry, diy renovations projects, flooring-granite my linoleum ripped and underneath was a particle board floor that was getting water damaged. on a tight budget, i planned to just stain and seal
the hardwood flooring installer thinks the particle board should be ok, but the ho and i are thinking this might be a good time to get rid of it. the floor feels spongy to me and i am thinking the flooring nails might not hold as well in pb, because it tends to be crumbly.
my first thought was to use a self leveler but that being water based it will make the particle board swell up so now i am thinking about applying some kind of a paint/primer/sealer to the particle board prior to putting down the self leveler.
install flooring over particle board when working with a particle board subfloor, there are some limitations to what floor you can install and how you can install it. this is because particle board is more moisture sensitive than other subfloor materials and because of its construction will not hold a staple or nail.
sep 11, 2015- explore adamski's board 'particle board floors' on pinterest. see more ideas about particle board floor, particle board and diy flooring.
what others are saying particle board is not just for sub flooring anymore. see how you can use particle board creatively in your home. i've never seen particle board as pretty but with a few poly coats over the top it's a pretty sweet looking floor particle board
when the time came to replace our kitchen floor, installers found a particleboard subfloor nailed every two inches. the time-consuming, laborious job was completed by a skillful crew from the floor store in hot springs, ar.
help stain too dark on particle board floor remake hometalk.after seeing some nice picture here i decided to just stain and polyurethane my particle board floor, but i made a mistake and used a stain i had that was way too dark. . particle board floor sanded
orginial construction subfloor is particle board. has vinyl tiles also from the 1970s on top. i removed a few tiles today and the came right up.. were not adhered hardly at all to the sf due to the moisture. several floor sections are sagging and obviously rotted. total floor area is rather small. only 20x30 which inlcudes a couple rooms.
- configuration of sliding doors (mirror, particle board, glass) - saving and opening of the project - saving wardrobe image - room, floor and wall color settings. functions available in the pro
this week on sealed for good we're talking about particle board flooring, or you may know it as yellow tongue. it's been around for many years in the construction industry, but its now worked it's
if you follow me on instagram, you might have caught a peek of a project that's been keeping me busy. a local computer shop is moving from their current retail and tech space to a smaller spot in need of some tlc. it's downtown, with excellent parking (a rare combination!), so things like missing baseboards and particle board floors were overlooked.