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How to Install an Engineered Hardwood Floor | how-tos | DIYStart by running one row along the longest wall of the room. The floor planks are tongue-and-groove style, so they should slide right together. manufacturers recommend that you install the planks with the tongue side against the wall and the groove side facing into the room. Use a pneumatic flooring stapler to drive staples through the groove at a 45-degree angle (Image 1). Put a staple every 6 to 8 inches. If you are having trouble getting the planks to slide together easily, use a rubber ...

Best Flooring Choices For Wet Areas - The Spruce17 Jul 2017 ... Floor coverings in the Inferior category should not be used in wet areas. If installed, you do so at your own risk. 1. Solid Hardwood: Site-Finished. Solid hardwood flooring, particularly of the parquet or tongue-and-groove variety, will not work in below-grade environments such as basements. It is not at all recommended for bathrooms, where water is prevalent. Once hardwood floors become water-logged, it is possible to save them--but they will never be as good as ...

The History of Wood Flooring - Old House Restoration, Products ...22 Oct 2012 ... Gleaming tongue-and-groove hardwood floors might seem like the standard for old houses, but that wasn't always the case, as a trip through wood flooring history illustrates. ... This perception of the past is only partly accuratein truth, polished hardwood floors (and room-size oriental carpets) were not commonplace until the late 19th century. Before that time, wood was indeed the predominant material used in flooring, but its appearance was much humbler than you ...

How to Install Beautiful Wood Floors Using Basic Unfinished Lumber ...5 Nov 2013 ... No playable sources found. The wood we chose was basic tongue and groove (tongue in groove?) pine boards that you can find in the lumber section of your hardware store. These are about 3/8x 6. Because they didn't have enough in stock, we had to special order them. We ended up ordering them in 12 foot lengths and that made life a lot easier since the room is almost exactly 12 feet wide. We cut the boards and dry fitted them in the room to make sure we had ...

Make your own flooring with 1x6 pine - The Shabby Creek CottageI sanded each board, one by one, top, ends and knocked the sharp edges off the corners for a worn farmhouse feel. (Yes, I did the sanding, hence no photos of that step.) wood floors with jacobean stain. Next, we staggered the joints, starting with a 2 ft. ... You can learn more about my floors {including many more questions answered} by checking out my other post on how to make your own flooring with 1×8 pine in the DIY wood Floors Post .... tongue and groove is still a butt joint.

Wide Plank Floor DIY: Rough Cut to Tongue and Groove: 10 Steps ...4 May 2014 ... This Ible will cover the process of turning rough cut 150 year old white pine planks into a custom one of kind soft wood floor. Full of character, color, warmth and a personal relationship with 500 board feet squared,planed, ripped, cross cut, shaped, sanded, installed,nailed, and sealed by 3 men and during a cold @$$ winter! Add Tip Ask Question ..... If you have already milled lumber tongue and groove and ready to go for flooring it would be no issue. But if you are ...

Glued-Down Wide Pine Flooring - Woodweb21 Aug 2006 ... My intent is to glue down the floor. I'm not sure what this will do to the pine boards as the wooden subfloor ine

How to Remove & Reuse Hardwood Floors : Wood Floor Installation ...31 Oct 2012 ... I swear, I getting to where I don't want to read or hear anything with the word "ehow". This video is simpleminded. Wanting to remove and reuse my 90-year old red oak floor what I've found from internet research is to: 1) Find the tongue side of the room (NOT the groove!) where the last board's tongue faces the wall. 2) Number all of them if you're going to reinstall them in the same order, as I am (the reason: I need to replace the subfloor with ply---no room here to ...

Why Your Engineered Wood Flooring Has Gaps - The Spruce4 Apr 2017 ... Does this happen to be a "click and lock" type of engineered flooring? Is it tongue-and-groove? Are they glued together? You say this is a floating engineered floor, so that means that it is not joined to the subfloor. If the flooring happens to be the "click and lock" type, then you can even re-install it. I think someone needs to take responsibility for this, and it's not you--the homeowner. You can call in the warranty on the flooring, though be prepared for losing one year of ...

install flooring w/out tongue/groove? | Fine Homebuilding | Breaktimeim looking into buying some herringbone hardwood flooring that has no tongue and groove- whats the best way to install? ... A few questions: Are you buying this product from a dealer? a guy in the alley? .... It has no splines. It is simply face nailed. In the areas where the previous inabitants dogs did not piddle on the floor, it has held up very well. In places that were water soaked, it has cupped somewhat and in one area of about two feet by two boards wide, it has ...

How To Fill In Gaps Between Hardwood Flooring With Wood Filler ...21 Mar 2014 ... In this video, I show you how to fill in gaps between hardwood flooring with wood filler. The process is relatively simple. Fill in the gap with wood filler,... ... DOES ANYONE OUT THERE have the PROPER idea as to how to fill gaps in wood without acquiring further cracks next month??? I have wood ceilings ... Nobody here is looking for friends and whomever to say 'hey to you'..... some of us are attempting to truly fix a problem without further problems in the future!!!!.

Types & Grades of Hardwood Flooring - BuildDirectThe tongue interlocks with the groove to fit the boards together. One of the advantages of solid construction is that most 3/4 thick solid wood floors have about 1/4 or 6 mm of wood above the tongue and groove, meaning they can be sanded and refinished many times. If properly cared for, a solid hardwood floor can last for generations. There are some potential disadvantages of solid hardwood. It cannot be installed below grade or over radiant heat. Most experts recommend not ...