How to Install Basement Subfloor

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Concrete basement subfloor inherently absorbs moisture from the floor at home. This moisture, which is not always obvious, injures any soil type installed directly on the concrete. Carpets musty odors develop and eventually may develop mold. Laminate and tile floors can buckle and lift the concrete. An underground alleviate this problem, saving money by not having to replace the flooring. Most types of subsurface allow moisture to evaporate. Calculate the square footage of the area to cover. Buy the amount of Styrofoam plates is required.

Place foam board in the basement, taping the seams with polyethylene tape. Install flooring of choice on the basement subfloor. Such thickness increases ground plant by 2 inches; check that the office ceiling height is acceptable. For OSB with foam board backing, install tongue and groove sections of inter-locking 2 feet by 2 feet OSB board foam side down on the concrete floor.

To interlocking plastic basement subfloor, subsurface break sections adjacent to place the teeth into the holes in the next section and pushing down. The construction of the seats an overlapping seam is formed when it broke together. Funds have dimples sections to allow air circulation. Use a circular saw to cut the pieces to fit perimeter saw.

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