Subfloors are the support for your home flooring. They offer a sturdy backing to the floor coverings you choose. If they are damaged, you can have your subfloor repaired by the experts at Fantastic Floors! Homeowners in Bellevue, Redmond, and Kirkland can find a variety of repair options at affordable prices. Fast service makes it easy to fit in repair work even with a busy schedule. Friendly customer consultants offer you advice and answers to your questions online and by phone. Setting appointments is as easy as logging onto your computer or picking up the phone. We extend our fast, effective subfloor repair service to you at lower prices so even homeowners on a budget can enjoy the benefits. Improving your home can be as simple as giving it a solid subfloor!
What is a Subfloor?
A subfloor is a solid surface that is placed underneath a more decorative, finished flooring material. This protective layer is laid over a system of floor joists. A floor joist is a series of thin rods that are attached from wall to wall. They are spaced in a way that offers support for the weight that will be on top of the floors themselves. Your subfloor is there to prevent the floor from buckling under furniture and foot traffic.
Types of Subfloors
Now you know what a subfloor does. But what types of subfloors are there? Knowing what is underneath your floors can help you make sure that you are receiving the right service. There are three common types that you should know. They are: