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Flooring Over Particle Board | simpleFLOORS News

Once you have insured the particle is in good condition you are able to install any floating type flooring, engineered hardwood, strand woven bamboo or eucalyptus, laminate or cork, over the particle board. The reason floating installations work and are the best suited for installation over a particleboard sub-floor, is because a floating floor is not secured to the sub-floor in any area. We.【Get Price】

How to Install Hardwood Floors Over Particle Board.

The reason you can only float a floor over particle board is because nails won’t hold in the particle board and glue will ruin the particle board. But don’t worry engineered hardwood floors are great for several reasons. One of the great things about engineered wood is that it is less susceptible to the climate changes around it.【Get Price】

Can you put wood floors over particle board?

Particle board is not an appropriate underlayment for hardwood of any type. Particle board can absorb excessive moisture is very brittle and does not hold nails very well. If this type of underlayment is present, it will have to be removed when planning to install a nail or glue down hardwood floor.【Get Price】

Hardwood flooring over particle board? - Fine Homebuilding

The hardwood flooring installer thinks the particle board should be ok, but the HO and I are thinking this might be a good time to get rid of it. The floor feels spongy to me and I am thinking the flooring nails might not hold as well in PB, because it tends to be crumbly.【Get Price】

How to Install Wood Flooring Over Particle Board | Home.

Most people use nails or hardwood staples to attach hardwood flooring to the subfloor, but this is only an option if the subfloor is made of plywood. If you have particleboard as your subfloor or...【Get Price】

Wood – How to deal with Particle Board Subfloors and Hardwood.

There are several issues with this subfloor: the floors are creaky and warped in places and I've been strongly advised not to install hardwood floors over particle board, as they cannot hold nails and will deteriorate if water is spilled. I purchased hardwood floors (pre-finished 3/4"). Now I need to either 1. remove the particle board or 2. nail plywood over the particle board. I'm opting to.【Get Price】

How do I deal with Particle Board Subfloors and Hardwood.

There are several issues with this subfloor: the floors are creaky and warped in places and I've been strongly advised not to install hardwood floors over particle board, as they cannot hold nails and will deteriorate if water is spilled. I purchased hardwood floors (pre-finished 3/4").【Get Price】

How to install hardwood floor over particle board | patchwork.

Hardwood floor is 0.75″ thick. If you’re nailing at a 45-degree angle, this would be a total of ~1″ before you get to the plywood (0.75″ x sqrt (2)). Since the nails are 1.75″ long, that’s about 0.75″ of nail to dig into the plywood subfloor, which is great.【Get Price】