Pro Tips For Tongue & Groove Flooring - Extreme How To 14 Feb 2007 On a large project, the first thing to know about installing tongue-and-groove flooring is that installing the boards should be the last thing you do. I like to install them after all the windows and doors have been set, and the room has been trimmed and painted. That way no painter can spill a 5-gallon bucket of latex paint between the joints (the thought of that just makes me shiver), and it isn't caked with mud from drywallers, plumbers and electricians spilling and trundling
How to Repair a Tongue-and-Groove Wood Floor This Old House At the end joint, use the hammer and chisel to cut straight down and through the tongue at the end of the damaged floorboard. 3. Use the chisel to pry the severed tongue from the groove in the end of the adjacent floorboard. 4. Remove the damaged floorboards using a flat pry bar. 5. Sweep or vacuum the subfloor of all dust and dirt. 6. Measure and mark a new floorboard to fit into the floor. 7. Adjust a circular saw for a slight 5-degree bevel, then crosscut the new floorboard to length. 8.
Install Tongue-and-Groove Wood-Veneer Flooring HGTV With tongue-and-groove flooring, the tongues and grooves lock together to create a sturdy, finished floor. Here's how to install one: Materials and Tools: pre-finished wood-veneer tongue-and-groove flooring underlayment rubber mallet tap block pry bar pencil circular saw jigsaw. Steps: 1. Determine which direction you want the flooring to run. Flooring is usually installed so that it runs the length of the room for aesthetic purposes, but it depends on personal taste. 2. Remove any
Click Lock Floors Vs Tongue And Groove Floors - Welcome To O Part 1. While “all men are created equal”, the same is not true with our choices of floating wood floors. While many look the same and use the same basic design, the quality of their manufacturing can vary greatly. Take a look at tongue and groove flooring and click lock flooring. The older versions of engineered hardwood flooring, tongue and groove, requires glue or some other type of adhesive during the installation process to ensure the planks stay firmly together. On the other hand,
How to Safely Lift Tongue & Groove Flooring Home Guides SF Gate Pulling up tongue-and-groove flooring can be tedious and time-consuming -- more so when the boards are glued -- but it's not a test of carpentry skills. If you want to remove the boards safely, it's a good idea to give yourself lots of time, because you have to work methodically. That's also important if you want to recycle the flooring. Wood flooring that has been glued can seldom be salvaged, but if has only been nailed, you may be able to work it into another project or even sell it to