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Choosing The Right Subfloor

If you're building a new home, you may know that you have choices with what subfloor product is used. Different products come with different benefits and costs.


What is a subfloor?


A subfloor is a layer of material that is installed directly over the structural floor joists of a building, to provide a smooth, flat, and stable surface for the finished flooring to be installed on top of. The subfloor is typically made of plywood or oriented strand board (OSB), and is designed to add strength and stability to the floor structure, as well as to provide a base for the finished flooring. The subfloor is also important for creating a level surface for the finished flooring to be installed on, which can help prevent issues such as sagging or unevenness in the floor.


For our 5 newest homes in progress in Empire, Michigan we chose LP TopNotch subfloor.


But what exactly is LP TopNotch subfloor, and what makes it such a great choice for your home? In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at LP TopNotch subfloor and its benefits.



What is LP TopNotch Subfloor?


LP TopNotch subfloor is a high-performance subflooring solution that's designed to offer exceptional durability and strength. It's made from a blend of aspen and southern yellow pine fibers that are bonded together with a resinous adhesive to create a highly stable and dimensionally consistent panel. The panels are then treated with a water-resistant resin that helps to prevent moisture damage and mold growth.

Benefits of LP TopNotch Subfloor

  • Superior Strength and Durability

One of the key benefits of LP TopNotch subfloor is its superior strength and durability. Its unique construction provides exceptional resistance to bending, warping, and delamination, making it an excellent choice for high-traffic areas of your home. It's also highly resistant to moisture, which means it won't swell or buckle when exposed to damp conditions.

  • Easy Installation

LP TopNotch subfloor is designed to be easy to install, which means you can get your new flooring installed quickly and efficiently. Its tongue-and-groove design allows for easy panel-to-panel installation, and the panels come in standard 4' x 8' sizes, making them easy to handle and maneuver.

  • Enhanced Safety

LP TopNotch subfloor is designed to enhance the safety of your home. It meets or exceeds industry standards for fire resistance, and it's also highly resistant to termites and other pests that can damage your home. Its water-resistant resin also helps to prevent mold growth, which can be a health hazard.

  • Environmentally Friendly

LP TopNotch subfloor is an environmentally friendly choice for your home. It's made from a sustainable blend of aspen and southern yellow pine fibers, and it's produced using an energy-efficient manufacturing process that minimizes waste and reduces emissions.



If you're looking for a high-performance subflooring solution for your home, LP TopNotch subfloor is an excellent choice. Its superior strength, durability, ease of installation, and enhanced safety make it a top-notch choice for homeowners who want the best for their homes. Additionally, its environmentally friendly construction ensures that you're making a responsible choice for your home and the environment.


Learn more at https://lpcorp.com/products/panels-sheathing/sub-flooring

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