Garage floor insulation - Ron insulated between the rafters...

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Ron insulated between the rafters and installed a workshop/garage heater in his workshop, but the concrete slab still remained really cold. Ron decided to install a new insulated floor system, as well. The first step is to clear everything out and sweep the floor clean. The sub-flooring material Ron used is a product called DRIcore. This is an engineered wood product made up of wood chips or flakes that are compressed under high pressure using waterproof glue. On the back side of each panel is a polyethylene moisture barrier. When using this product, it is important to bring it inside at least 24 hours before installation. This will allow the material to acclimate to both the temperature and the humidity in the room. The sub floor comes in two-foot squares that interlock with each other using tongue in groove joinery. Glue is not used in this floor system. This is called a floating floor system, which means it is not attached to the concrete underneath, but instead sits or floats on top. This entire floor expands and contract with changes in humidity and temperature, which means you
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2009 for the course ENGR 23432 taught by Professor Puliyambath during the Spring '09 term at Punjab Engineering College.

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