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How to Install Attic Flooring

These basic instructions demonstrate how to install a new type of flooring called Attic-Dek. It is made up of square plastic panels that look like drainage grates and easily attach to a joist with screws.

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Materials

  • 2x6 boards
  • modular porch system kit
  • shims
  • galvanized lag screws
  • respirator

Tools

  • drywall jab saw
  • safety glasses
  • circular saw
  • reciprocating saw
  • pry bar
  • hammer
  • impulse nailer
  • utility knife
  • push broom
  • shop vacuum

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