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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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Lever Up Broken Board Using Pry bar
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Pry Up the Damaged Board

Lever up the broken board, using a pry bar. Rest the pry bar on a wood offcut to avoid damaging the floor.



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