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Laying a Plywood Subfloor

A well-installed subfloor will keep the upper layer level and well-insulated and will help prevent a squeaky floor. Plywood is the most common type of subfloor in new homes.

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Lay First Piece of Plywood on Chalk Line
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Installing Plywood Subfloor: Laying the First Piece

Keeping a space of about 1/8 inches (3 mm) away from the walls to allow the material to expand, lay the first piece of plywood on the chalk line.

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