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Floor Squeak Repair & Prevention

How do you go about tackling a floor squeak repair?  What causes floor squeaks?  Here we discuss possible causes in the framing of your home.  So if you are building a new home, knowing the possible causes will help with your quality control checks during construction.

In this video we show how a homeowner can use a 2x4 and some household tools for a typical floor squeak repair.  Sometimes the only thing needed to silence the noise is to resecure the subfloor to the framing member below.  Here we show you step-by-step how to go about it.

When building a new home, there are things you can do to help prevent squeaks.  You may not be able to completely eliminate each and every floor squeak, but you can certainly keep them to a minimum.  One major way to create a solid, silent floor is to create a bullet-proof scopes of work and specification for your rough carpenter.  We discuss items to include in that will keep your carpenter accountable.  

So if you are looking to tackle a floor squeak repair or if you want to know more about the causes and prevention, you will want to watch the video.

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Box_Shot_Builders_Daily_Guide.jpgIf you are building a new home, you may want to stop by our ESTORE.  We have some great resources to help you save money on your new home. While there, be sure to check out The Builder's Daily Construction Guide which helps you build a quality home and prevent things like floor squeaks.

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