pro tips for tongue and groove flooring. construction how-to, flooring installation, Seven Trust february 14, 2007 sonia. 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
i was trying to repair a porch that has tongue and groove decking, what i have is 3.25 wide. your web site shows the 4' tongue and groove to be 3.25 wide, but the face is 3.125 so it won't match. all i can use is 5/4 x 4 common pine and cut to wide.
i have to replace the decking on two tongue and groove porches 110 sq. ft. each because whatever wood was used the cheapest possible , several of the boards have buckled. keep them super tight.. be sure they are dry when you install. then paint well with oil-based porch floor paint. i have a secret recipe that will guarantee you years of
when using tongue and groove lumber, leave a small gap every few rows of flooring to allow for expansion. watch this video to find out more. further information. how to install wood deck boards video how to repair rotten porch flooring and railings video how to build a wood deck on your home video foundation and framing for a back porch
wolf serenity porch tongue and groove porch boards can be installed on standard joists, spaced a maximum of 16 center to center. ideally, the joists should be sloped away from the structure at ¼ per foot. porch boards can be installed using the same tools used for wood porch products: pneumatic or electric nail gun or screw gun.