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T&G subfloor

Posted by Bruce M on November 18th, 1998 01:19 AM
In reply to tongue and groove subfloor by Dan M on November 17th, 1998 10:53 AM [Go to top of thread]

Hi Dan
Thats pretty much it.
Usually, T&G is nailed down through the tongue, but screws should work fine....however, if you screw down through the tongue, you will need to use the #6 casing head (that is, narrow head) screws and probably predrill the holes in the tongues (to keep it from splitting). I don't think I would put the screws through the face of the T&G.

Also, make sure your butt joints go over the joist, and secure down each edge where the two pieces join.


Bruce M

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