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1Installing AdvanTech® Subflooring Over a Concrete Slab
There are two methods used to attach AdvanTech® panels to concrete slabs. Both methods require the preparation of the slab.
2Installing 2-Layer AdvanTech® Flooring
AdvanTech® may be installed in 2-layers if the first layer is installed like a subfloor and the second layer is installed like an underlayment. The following steps outline the installation process for a multi-layer assembly using AdvanTech.
3Installing Spray-In Foam Insulation with AdvanTech®
There are two types of spray-in insulation, Closed Cell Foam (Rigid) and Open Cell (Semi-Flexible) Foam Insulations. Both these products come in a variety of derivatives such as soy, polyurethane, polyisocyanurate, icynene, etc. These types of products are suitable for use with AdvanTech® flooring and sheathing.
4AdvanTech® Panels Installed as a 2-Layer Floating Subfloor
AdvanTech is an excellent subfloor for use in 2-layer floating subfloor systems. The following steps outline the installation process for a 2-layer floating subfloor assembly using AdvanTech.
5Installing AdvanTech over Metal Framing
There are two types of fasteners that are recommended when attaching AdvanTech panels to light gage metal framing: screws and pins. This document discusses the proper fasteners and installation steps for attaching AdvanTech subfloor panels over light gage metal framing.
6Proper Spacing of AdvanTech®
AdvanTech® flooring and sheathing is a dimensionally stable engineered panel product. However, like other wood products, AdvanTech flooring and sheathing may expand and shrink with changes in moisture conditions. If panels are installed without expansion gaps, buckling and/or edge ridging may occur.