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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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Drive Nails in Plywood Along Joists
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Installing Plywood Subfloor: Attach to Joists

Starting at one end of the floor, drive nails in every 6 inches (150 mm) along the joists. Screws or staples may also be used.

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