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How to Lay a Tongue and Groove Subfloor

Older houses have plank subfloors. If you are remodeling your house and find that some areas of the subfloor are damaged, you may choose to replace them with new tongue-and-groove boards that fit with the character of your house.

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Position First Board of Tongue and Groove
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Laying Tongue-and-Groove Boards

Position the first board. Check that the board is the right way up. The tongue should be facing you. The following steps show you how to attach tongue-and-groove boards using blind nailing.

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