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Do I tell the difference when I pull up the corners of the carpeted house?

My house is a 19020's era row home in Baltimore. It was a gut rehab and I'm not sure if the floors had been ripped out. Previous owner was an elderly lady.
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If you are asking how you can tell the difference. The hardwood would be individual boards laid side by side (tounge & groove)of varing lengths. Generally they can varing in widths from 2" to 6" wide more or less. The subfloor is generally wafer board ( OSB ) in rehab or modern houses in large sheets of 4'X 8' demensions. Although in older homes they also used 1" boards ( 6,8,10") wide laid on the diagonal for subfloor.

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