I have a squeky floor that I cannot access from below. I lifted the
carpeting and added many screws, I know I caught the joist. The squeak
went away for a few motnhs then came back. I am think it is the
plywood seam rubbing against the adjcent plywood. How can I fix this
You could try silicone spray but if that was the problem why would it have
stopped for a few months after putting the screws in. You might try
retightening the screws. Also when putting in screws, put a little cake
soap on the threads. Makes them go in much easier.
I doubt it. Heat from screwing the screw in makes the soap soften and act
like a lubricant. Once its in it the screw would cool off and the soap
would have no effect. That was the only worthwhile tip I remember from shop
class in high school.
I think you hit the problem...shoddy support. The joists are on 16"
centers but this location is where the opening in the floor is made to
the basement steps. I think either the joists are not installed
correctly (maybe the hangers) or the sub-floor joints were not gappped
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