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How to Replace Tongue and Groove Boards in Hardwood Flooring

The interlocking design of tongue-and-groove boards means that it is necessary to cut through the board joints to release them from their position. A circular saw is ideal for this purpose.

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Pry Out the Damaged Board

Use a pry bar to remove the damaged board. Rest the bar on a wood offcut to prevent the bar from damaging adjacent boards.

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