Lessons Learned Program - Lesson: Plywood Flooring
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12300 Twinbrook Pky-Suite 600C
Rockville, MD 20852
Keyword: Plywood Flooring
Standard plywood subflooring placed on wood joist at 400 and 600 mm spans; no other special details or specifications were required by the contract. Essentially this is a residential standard subfloor and exhibits deflection and a squeaking noise when walked on.
A commercial floor must be specified to handle the traffic in a Health Center, especially in the public areas.
If a plywood floor is used in a Health Center, it should be detailed with two layers (structural and leveling subfloor), non-overlapping joints or joint support between joists and fastened with glue and screws.
Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center - Warm Springs, OR