Richard Kniffin wrote:
The floor is made of 4'x8' sheets of 1/2" plywood, supported by pressure-treated 2x4's every 16", resting on a concrete foundation. I assume the concrete is 6" thick... hopefully.
Richard Kniffin wrote:Hi Satamax, the 2x4's are definitely supported directly by a concrete slab. I assumed it was 6" thick, but the original builder tells me it's actually 4". Knowing for certain that it's a concrete slab, do you still make the same recommendations?
Realistically, I will be working quickly to finish the project before winter and I'm not likely to pour new concrete. Best wishes and thanks for your thoughts!
I tried to advocate for this, to no avail!
John C Daley wrote:I know I am a 'johnny come lately', but why not remove all the timber under the RMH and start from the concrete base.
As a Civil Engineer I dont see any advantage of leaving the wood on place.