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sub·floor·ing

 (sŭb′flôr′ĭng) or sub·floor (-flôr′)
n.
A rough floor over which a finished floor, flooring material, or carpet is laid.

subfloor

(ˈsʌbˌflɔː)
n
(Building) a rough floor that forms a base for a finished floor
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SKIMFLOW[R] LCB is suitable for plywood and gypsum subfloors and has outstanding flexural strength and heal.
Sprung subfloors are typically permanently attached to a building's foundation with adhesive or nails.
Since luxury vinyl is so pliable, it's a great choice over uneven subfloors.
White Lightning's heavy-duty subfloor adhesives, the WL6000 and WL6500 also meet FHA and HUD housing requirements and are ideal for use on subfloors, wet and frozen lumber, tongue and groove flooring, decks, ramps, perches, steps, stairs, drywall, wood, cementitious board, plywood, particleboard, vinyl and aluminum.
The use of these enhanced OSB products may reduce the need for sanding of subfloors prior to installation of flooring during house construction.
Subfloors help provide additional support, reduce sound transmission and make your floor more draft-proof.
The tile can be placed over residual adhesives and most subfloors, and it resists migration of subfloor contaminants such as paint, glue, and stains.
It can be installed over any flat, clean, structurally sound surface, including contaminated, moisture-problem or uncured concrete subfloors.
The planks, which can weigh as much as 14,000 pounds each, become the subfloors.
Stainmaster carpet cushion, which prevents stains from seeping into subfloors and harboring odors, is being made with Carpenter Co.
The tiles are easily installed over any flat, dean, structurally sound surface, including contaminated, moisture-problem, or uncured concrete subfloors.
They can get into auto engines, they chew on wires, they love attics and subfloors.