I ended up calling a buddy with a bit more experience.
He put a few 2" screws in there (and shimmed under the wall). It
still squeaked. At this point, it looks like I'll replace the crappy
old 1/2" plywood with some new 3/4" plywood.
Thanks all for all the help...
edee em ( email@example.com) wrote:
: I had a few spots like that and I found that shimming under the sole plate
: for that very wall helped, Put glue on your shim as you won't be able to
: nail it down. On one area I blew some expandable foam into the gap under
: the sole plate (yes it was out that much). Also keep in mind that it might
: be connected to truss lift (the roof raises pulling interior walls up with
: Good luck
: > Just bought a new house, and the floorboards on the 2nd floor squeak.
: > I ripped up the carpet, as I was going to replace it anyways. I put a
: > few 1 1/4" deck screws through the plywood and into the studs. It
: > still squeaks. It sounds as if the squeaking is coming from under a
: > wall (but only when I stop on a particular plywood board).
: > Any ideas on what to look for, what to try etc.?
: > Any help appreciated