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Options for laying plywood subfloor over concrete slab

There are a few other options. You can drill through the SLC before hammer drilling into the concrete. You could do the SLC hole a larger diameter since you'll be anchoring to the concrete. It will ...
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Adding subfloor

You can piece in plywood strips to fill the space but it needs to be solidly connected to the surrounding subfloor. Without solid backing and connection these strips can flex and leave a weak spot in ...
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Options for laying plywood subfloor over concrete slab

Use construction adhesive (sub- floor glue) like what is used to glue plywood to floor joists in a typical wood framed floor. It comes in large sized caulking tubes and applies with a large size ...
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How to fasten 1/2" plywood underlayment to 1/2" plywood subfloor

You should absolutely use screws into the joists (or ring-shank pneumatic nails, if available). That's a no-brainer if you want a solid, quiet connection. For your application, 2½" partial-thread ...
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How to fasten 1/2" plywood underlayment to 1/2" plywood subfloor

First of all I would check with the manufacturer's installation instructions and see if they have any recommendations? If so, do that unless you have a compelling reason to do something else. Lacking ...
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How does hydronic heated flooring work with hardwood?

I have traditional oak tongue and groove (not floating) flooring with radiant heat, and it's great! The previous owner, who was a builder by trade, installed the flooring and radiant heat as new ...
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