If the moisture damage extends to the fibers beneath the plywood's veneer, though, you can't save the plywood. The best you can hope for is to achieve an acceptable looking result and stop any further damage. Lift the weights and remove the masking tape after the cure time has elapsed. I recently acquired some valuable chairs that were designed by Eero Saarinen for Knoll in the 1960s. IMG_3305 (resized).JPG Hold the chisel vertically to prevent the tip from gouging the surrounding plywood and creating larger splinters. Apply a thin layer of epoxy resin to the exposed plywood with a trowel. Sand down any epoxy resin residue with coarse sandpaper. This exterior-grade plywood is a good choice for damp or occasionally wet areas because it can withstand a moderate amount of moisture without deteriorating. The subfloor is usually constructed from 1 by 4 or 1 by 6 lumber or plywood panels. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail. If the plywood is dry and otherwise sound, move on to Step 3. If the subfloor panels are not tongue-and-groov ed and if there is no sufficient expansion space, use a circular saw to create the specified space. I have a 2 foot x 1 foot section of counter top from my O'Day's galley that is made of marine ply, with formica laminate, and trimmed in teak. Remove the larger splinters by hand. Close this window and log in. Sweep away all of the sanding dust so that the work area is clean and free of loose debris. Solutions that allow aircraft crews to navigate in DVE are a critical need and a key area of interest for military and commercial applications. The cost to Repair a Subfloor starts at $36.89 - $56.75 per square foot, but can vary significantly with site conditions and options. By creating an account you agree to the Hunker, Resin Lab: Mixing Instructions for Epoxy Systems. If the fibers are swollen and warped, indicating water damage, do not proceed with an epoxy fix. Replace the laminate surface. share. Plywood with extensive moisture damage must be cut out and replaced with sound plywood. Step 2. Cheers! Measure and cut plywood as needed to cover the damaged area. Two years ago I noticed the side wall on the back corner of our 2007 RV starting to bubble up. Damaged / Delaminated Plywood Subloor | Posted in Construction Techniques on February 22, 2004 06:50am I had to remove a 3/4″ plywood underlayment that was glued and screwed to a 3/4″ plywood subfloor. In this white paper, you will learn how real-time 3D technology can enable this optimization at all stages within the energy industry. Photo showing fairing to level of plywood. Already a member? Already a Member? Place a wide strip of painter's tape around all sides of the exposed area. She has an A.A. in journalism and a B.A. Please note that the JLC forums are now displayed read-only. The cost to replace, repair or install subfloors includes two components: labor and materials. Repairing leaks, venting the attic and storing laminated wood products indoors is essential, but once wood delaminates to the point that it's soft and spongy, it must be replaced. I have a residential developer/builder client who received a "bad" batch of 3/4" 5-ply T&G plywood which was installed by glueing and nailing onto wood "I" joists. When not busy learning about homes and appliances she's sharing that knowledge. Plywood with extensive moisture damage must be cut out and replaced with sound plywood. save hide report. Make sure the subfloor is free of debris before beginning installation. to assure a perfectly smooth surface for the vinyl floor. Measure precisely, using the graduated syringes provided with the epoxy. Our house was built in the 50's and the subfloor is 2 layers of 1/2" underlayment nailed together with rosin paper in between. Weigh the repair down: First place a sheet of plastic over the repair area.
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