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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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Place Nail Where Tongue Meets Vertical Edge
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Nail Board Into Place

Place the nail where the board’s tongue meets the vertical edge. Position nail at 45-degree angle. Using a nail punch, tap it in place, until it sits below the surface.



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