“groove.” These ends are made to work together to hold the flooring down, with the tongue of each flooring piece fitting into the groove of the neighboring piece. Illustration 1. Use a hammer and wood chisel to remove the first rotten board, being careful not to damage the tongue or groove of the sound board next to it.
What kind of porch flooring should you use or not use. Awful stuff .from the framing, to the installation of the tongue and groove decking. side. i have painted the boards on all sides with a primer sealer before installing and im going to use screws instead of nails so the the boards can be easily replaced
More than a century of blowing snow, dripping rain, and the steady tread of foot traffic had finally taken its toll on the flooring of Ken Brown's porch in Montclair, . Squeeze a bead of polyurethane construction adhesive on all the exposed joists, then place the groove of a replacement board over the tongue of an old deck
Watch this video to find out how to remove a rotten wood porch floor, and replace it with pressure treated pine floor joists and tongue and groove flooring. Flooring that hasn't been dried after treatment should be stacked with spacers between the boards, protected from getting wet, and allowed to dry for at least 30 days