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How to Lay a Plywood Subfloor

Every good flooring job starts with a sturdy layer underneath. A well-installed subfloor will keep the upper layer level, well-insula...

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  1. 1. Matt Deconstructs the Cabin (03:15)

    Matt Blashaw sets about trying to deconstruct elements of the Blog Cabin.

  2. 2. Laying a Plywood Subfloor

    DIY Network has instructions on how to install a plywood subfloor so that it is level, well-insulated and free of annoying squeaks.

  3. 3. Installing Carpet Squares (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics on installing carpet squares.

  4. 4. How to Replace Underlayment in a Kitchen

    Learn how to replace the underlayment in a kitchen with these simple steps by the experts.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 5. How to Install a Radiant Heat Subfloor

    Use these step-by-step instructions to install a radiant heat subfloor that's a great heat source for any room of the house.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  6. 6. How to Prep a Subfloor

    It's important to prepare a subfloor properly so there are no gaps or cracks in it.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 7. Hardwood Floor Installation (00:50)

    Certain hardwoods require certain types of installation.

  8. 8. How to Install Cement Board

    It's important to install cement board over a subfloor in order to a get a beautiful tile floor.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 9. How to Install a Floating Wood Plank Floor

    Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions show DIYers how to install a floating wood plank floor for a dazzling new look.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 10. How to Install Backer Board

    Learn how to install backer board before installing a ceramic tile floor.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 11. 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.

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    Difficulty:
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  12. 12. How to Lay Tongue-and-Groove Subflooring

    Many older homes have plank subfloors. If you are remodeling and find that some areas of the subfloor are damaged, consider replacing t...

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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  13. 13. How to Build a Sub-Floor and Wall in a Bathroom

    DIY experts show how to build out a sub-floor in preparation for a tile installation and build a partition wall as part of a bathroom r...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  14. 14. Replacing a Wood Floor (01:08)

    Amy Matthews shows a homeowner how to install a prefinished wood floor.

  15. 15. How to Replace a Subfloor

    A subfloor in a shower can grow mold on it after some time. Replace an old, rotted subfloor with a new one.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
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