In order to ensure a successful flooring installation, you require a sound subfloor system. Any mistakes in the subfloor are likely to telegraph through to the installed floor and result in time consuming and expensive call backs. Inspect the subflooring carefully and be sure to correct any problems before installing finished flooring.
When installing structural panels, you should always follow the manufacturer’s instructions. You can also liaise with your design professional and consult The Engineered Wood Association (APA) guide E30V which you can download here. We have included some tips to keep in mind when installing OSB wood structural panels.
It’s always a challenge to get people with the right skills doing the right job on your construction site. But investing in education is well worth the time and effort because it’s always cheaper and easier to avoid problems than to fix them later.