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How to Replace Square Edged Boards in Hardwood Flooring

It is simpler to replace square-edged boards than tongue-and-groove boards, since they do not have interlocking edges. Take care to avoid damaging cables and pipes below floor level.

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Mark Pencil Line on Damaged Board Over Joist
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Mark Joists

Mark a pencil line on the damaged board over the nearest joist. If the damage is central, mark lines on joists either side of the damage.

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