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particle board is bad for flooring

Posted by LJ in TX on January 8th, 2000 10:39 PM
In reply to Hardwood floor on particle board by Ralph D. on January 8th, 2000 10:23 PM [Go to top of thread]

I wouldn't put it over particle board. We had carpeting over particle board and had a subtle moisture problem with our A/C condensation overflow pan which got the particle board soaking wet and caused it to expand and warp badly...we ripped up all the particle board and carpeting and replaced it with 3/4 inch hardwood planks nailed to strips of 1z4 applied to our slab with tar. Hope this helps...

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