By Gary Boutin
Supplies and Tools:
Acrylic caulking latex
Cordless drill 12 and 18-volt
3 3/8-inch cordless circular saw
Douglas fir stud 2x4x8
Oriented strand boards (OSB) 19/32-inch
This job is located in the City of Pomona, a multi-story condominium in a beautiful rural setting with mature oak trees and a well established community.
The post shows the thirteen steps to the removal and replacement of a hallway bathroom floor.
Step 1: Fig.1 shows the project was started by the homeowner who removed the vanity, the plumbing except the stop valves, ABS drain line, and the floor around the toilet.
|Fig.1 Only sink lines are left|
|Fig.3 Floor holes|
Step 3: Fig.4 shows that the entire linoleum floor needed removal including around the toilet.
|Fig.5 Cut plywood out|
Step 5: Fig.6 shows that we completed removal of the floor, and now we installed Douglas Fir 2x4 wood edges to hang the new floor on. The old floor stopped at the wall, but had no wood edges.
|Fig.6 Additional bracing|
Step 6: Fig.7 shows the circular saw used to cut the floor edges to be fitted on the floor.
|Fig.7 Floor removed|
Step 7: Fig.8 shows the removed wet fiberglass and vacuumed the area of dirt, dust and wood chips.
Step 8: Fig.9 shows that we replaced the damaged fiberglass.
|Fig.9 Replace the |
Step 9: Fig.10 shows the bathroom fiberglass was replaced in the floor area.
Step 10: Fig.10 shows Carl starting to measure the area for a new side support.
|Fig.10 Measuring the floor|
Step 11: Fig.11 shows the cutting of the OSB particle board.
|Fig.11 OSB board trimmed|
Step 13: Fig.16 shows Carl has caulked the floor edges with silicone. The first part of this job is now completed.
Caulking to |
the floor gaps
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