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My house is over 120 years old so I figured that an upstairs bedroom was long overdue for new flooring. Especially since it only had the old tongue ...
This may or may not be required depending on the condition of your existing sub floor. As I said, mine was tongue & groove meaning that the edge of o...
Here I have installed all of the 3/4" plywood for my new subfloor. This will provide a nice even surface to install the new hardwood on top of. I us...
To accomplish this I lined each piece of flooring up and struck it lightly with the floor stapler mallet.
Tap the bottom of the floor stapler to ensure that it is tight against the new floor board.
Next I strike the black stapler surface area which makes the stapler drive the staples into the floor boards. The standard staples for the stapler I ...
When working from one side of the room toward the other it is soon apparent that the precut boards need to be trimmed so that they fit properly. Basi...
Keep doing the previous steps until you are close to the other side of the room.
Here I have stapled about half of the new hardwood flooring by cutting to length and stapling each in one at a time.
Reaching completion. Again, using the same cut to length and staple method.
For the last couple strips I used the 18 gauge brad nailer to face nail them in place. Otherwise the same cut, tap and staple method was used. I als...
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Posted:Dec 21, 2008
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