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lightweight concrete floors over plywood



lightweight concrete floors over plywood

concrete overlay on 2nd floor - fine homebuilding

i only have one thought to add that i don't think has been addressed - design loading. adding concrete adds dead load to the structure. the floor system and beams have to be designed for the added load. going from memory, i think 1.5" of lightweight concrete adds 12.5 psf to a floor system. it can make a significant difference in joist and beam ...

custom building products levelquik rs 50 lbs. self-leveling ...

i'd like to use this over a double layer of 3/4" plywood, on joists 16"oc. i want to pour it about 1/2" thick. i know the floor is strong enough. but, i want to use it as the finished surface, pour the floor and paint on top with a quietly concrete floor paint. yay or nay?

need some advice to install a plywood floor over concrete ...

i have been researching a lot and would like to install a plywood floor over concrete in two bedrooms in our basement. i have seen many blogs and read a lot, and know it can be done, but, need a bit of help. i have read in some places that you need a vapour barrier to put over the concrete before installing the plywood and in other places to just glue the plywood to the concrete floor. we have ...

how to install concrete floors over plywood sub-floors ...

in recent years, products have been developed that can be applied considerably thinner without losing any structural integrity. installers developed systems that would now allow just about any type of decorative concrete floor to be installed over wood sub-floors at a thickness around ½” to ¾”; the same as most traditional flooring types.

5" concrete garage floor over wood frame? - structural ...

there were some exceptions, one of which was the use of light weight concrete fill over plywood floors. although some codes today no longer have this restriction, i still would avoid supporting concrete on wood framing. one of the major problems is that wood creeps, so over time the deflection due to dead load will almost double.

concrete underlayments over wood, concrete & more

concrete floor video on how to install concrete over an existing wood subfloor. it's best to place the underlayment over 3/4-inch-thick plywood fastened with screws at 12- to 16-inch intervals to help decrease deflection and add stability.

lightweight concrete over plywood floor - ceramic tile advice ...

lightweight concrete over plywood floor. i am working on a 2nd floor condo. the subfloor is plywood decking with 1 1/2" gypcrete poured on top. once we removed carpet ...

concrete over a plywood subfloor with 16" on center floor joists

the original plan was to do a 2" concrete pour over our radiant heat system as recommended by our builder. we are hearing a lot of concerns from concrete contractors about pouring that thin. does anyone out there have any information about how we can do a finished concrete floor on a plywood subfl...

lightweight concrete floors on upper levels ...

i am exploring concrete floors on the main level (over basement) to get some mass into the space. they would be stained and sealed to create the finished floor. i am researching the use of icf style forms that would allow a free span from wall to wall and eliminate the wood floor structure all together. an example is lite-deck, which costs around $3.25/sqft of floor surface for the form. (plus ...

floor-top stg - concrete floor topping - w. r. meadows

floor-top ® stg standard-grade, self-leveling topping/underlayment. description floor-top stg is a standard traffic-grade, single-component, shrinkage-compensated, self-leveling floor topping and underlayment that may be pumped or poured. floor-top stg is specially designed to smooth out uneven, rough or minor deteriorated interior concrete ...

lightweight concrete floor over plywood| concrete ...

question: we are building a 2-story condominium complex with concrete slab-on-grade. for the second story a foamed type of lightweight concrete is being used over plywood for sound absorption between floors. please send us information regarding the proper chemical to use to achieve the proper mix for the lightweight concrete.

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