How to Install Subflooring for a Wood or Concrete Floor
Find out what subflooring material works best with a variety of flooring, then learn how to install it.
Using a V-notched trowel, spread adhesive over a section of the floor.
Check the drying time for your particular brand of adhesive. Don’t spread more adhesive than you can safely cover before it dries.
Start installing pieces on a long, straight wall.
Use a hammer and tapping block to make sure pieces fit tightly together and there are no gaps. Repeat Steps 1-3 across the floor.
Go over the floor with a 100-lb roller to ensure the pieces are fully adhered and to minimize warping.