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Installing Hardwood Flooring With Tile Inlay

The experts show how to install a hardwood floor surrounding a tile inlay, beginning with removing the old floor.

Materials

  • 1-1/4" screws
  • caulk
  • cement board
  • grout
  • nails
  • shoe molding
  • tiles
  • wood flooring
  • staples
  • roofing felt
  • thinset
  • penny nails
  • tackless strip

Tools

  • buckets
  • chisel
  • measuring tape
  • pencil
  • rubber float
  • sponge
  • chalk line
  • circular saw
  • drill
  • framing square
  • hammer
  • nail gun
  • notched trowel
  • pry bar
  • trim nailer
  • utility knife
  • flat pry bar
  • brad nailer
  • plumb line
  • 1/8" tile spacers
  • heavy-duty mixing drill with paddle

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