Posts Tagged ‘installing plywood underlayment’

SurePly® Premium Plywood Underlayment for Use Under Ceramic, Porcelain & Stone Tiles

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

SurePly® plywood underlayment has been tested by the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) and has received an “Extra Heavy” classification per the ASTM standards for ceramic tile installations.  SurePly® plywood underlayment made from premium grade Birch and hardwood veneers that are finely sanded for a consistent, excellent working surface and produced with a cross-grain construction for […]

Tips for Installing Plywood Underlayment and New Flooring Over an Existing Floor

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Before beginning any new flooring project, you must check the existing floor or subfloor to ensure it is a sound, level, clean and solid structure before putting down a new floor. If you are having trouble determining the condition of the existing floor, you should hire a professional flooring contractor. A flooring contractor can test the […]

The Importance of Performing the Flex and Look Test

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Patriot Timber Products recommends that you perform the Flex and Look Test to check for any irregularities prior to installing your plywood underlayment. To begin the Flex and Look Test, stand the plywood underlayment panel vertically with its 4’ edge on the floor and the panel face towards you. If you are installing RevolutionPly® panels, […]

Hiring a Flooring Contractor – 10 Helpful Tips

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Your floors are a major investment in your home. Think about it, your floors get more wear and tear than any other aspect of your home. When it’s time to replace your floors, the major components that should be taken in to consideration are the plywood underlayment, who you choose to install it and the […]

Choosing the Proper Fasteners for Installing Plywood Underlayment

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Never use adhesive on the sub-floor to attach the plywood underlayment. Instead, fasten the plywood underlayment panels with staples, ring-shank nails or screws. In this blog post, we will discuss the proper specifications to follow when selecting the fasteners. We recommend a pneumatic fastener tool that incorporates an adjustable depth-drive control to prevent fastener “blow-through” […]

How to Remove Plywood Underlayment

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

The first step to installing new plywood underlayment is the removal of the old plywood underlayment. This can be a moderately difficult job so make sure you allow plenty of time and be prepared to use some good old fashion elbow grease. You will need a few items to get you started including a claw […]

5 Do’s and Don’ts When Installing Plywood Underlayment

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

5 Do’s & Don’ts When Installing Plywood Underlayment: Do’s 1) Obtain and follow the installation instructions from the manufacturer of the plywood underlayment you are installing.  Patriot Timber Products, Inc. provides written installation guides for each panel in the Patriot Timber family of plywood underlayments.  In addition to the written installation guides available at […]

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