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First Time Flooring Project Converting Stable into Office

Postby Bengo33000 » Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:34 pm

Hi, I am converting an old stable into an office. I am starting with flooring

I have a virtually level concrete floor as a base (less than 1cm decline over 3m) so am going to ignore the decline

The idea is to build a floating floor with timber frame to make sure I get decent insulation

I want to put a DPM sheeting first, up to 18" up the walls. Then construct timber joist frame, add moisture resistant chipboard before later adding underlay and laminate

Forgive the lack of knowledge, but I don't want the flooring to move, so where should I screw the frame in without compromising the DPM by drilling through it? I've been told different things! Does it even need screwing in if I make it a tight fit?

Any help would be so appreciated!!! Thanks
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