on a covered porch, tongue-and-groove boards give the impression of an interior floor, which is more appropriate for a contained space. you can paint some composite flooring materials
the wood that was installed on many of the old porches, and the ones i built, had a tongue and groove profile. this unique profile is the same used when milling oak for interior Seven Trust floors. it allows for blind nailing of the strips of wood and adds significantly to the strength of the wood as each strip interlocks with the one on either
ask the authority: porch floorboards. figure a i need to replace some rotten tongue and groove porch floorboards that were installed only a few years ago. what can i do to ensure that the new ones won't deteriorate just as quickly? i run it across the front edge of the existing flooring to remove the old paint and expose the end grain.
repairing old porch floors historically, porch floorboards were milled from vertical grain 54' tongue-and-groove douglas fir, which meant they were fully 1' thick. the ends were often shaped in a half-round bullnose by an onsite carpenter, the better to shed water.
covering an existing concrete porch with wood part 1 i currently have a wood floor on my porch and wish it was either cement or brick. i cant wait to replace them with tongue and groove. leaves are always getting stuck in the cracks i can never get it completely clean.
repair for an old wooden porch. construction how-to, decks may 17, 2017 sonia and many older homes have a porch floor made from tongue-and-groove lumber. the column bases had previously been replaced with a composite material and remained in sound shape.
armorguard deckorators chicory porch floor boards deckorators kettle porch floor boards never replace your porch again when you use aeratis instead of wood for this repair project we milled interlocking tongue and groove boards from treated lumber to replace the original rotted porch 1 x 4 10 treated pine porch flooring.