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Howard Brickman is the owner of Brickman Flooring Co., which sells, installs, and finishes wood floors. He also conducts training seminars at his shop for flooring contractors and finishers.
As a former Air Force navigator, I have a special affinity for compass roses, and I thought that this would be a perfect spot for one.
Many of the “rules” regarding wood flooring installation are based on mythology and not necessarily on fact. Here's what you need to know.
The prep work is the same as for unfinished strip flooring, but the installation requires more care because of the prefinished surface.
Hammers, pneumatic nailers, and nailing machines all have their pros and cons.