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How to Install a Deck Floor

The DIY to the Rescue team shows how to install flooring for a deck.

More in Floors

  • Time

    Day

  • Price Range

    $500 - $1,000

  • Difficulty

    Moderate to Hard

Highlights:

Step 1: Snap a Chalk Line

Measure one board-width off the wall and snap a chalk-line.

Step 2: Face-Nail the Boards

Face-nail the first row of boards, then use a pneumatic flooring nailer to nail each nail into the tongue of the board.

Step 3: Create a Pattern

Create a random pattern when nailing and keep the boards from ending equally.

Step 4: Install the Trim

Install the trim by nailing at an angle.

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