Q: Can I use liquid nail and finish nails to hold down my tread plates?
A: I would suggest a polyurethane adhesive such as PL Premium. I think liquid nails is more for panelling.
- Pine stair tread
We recently removed the carpeting on one of our circa 1970 open stair case treads to find a pine stair tread. We love the look of the wood but wonder if pine is a good material, it seems a bit soft for stairs. Each tread will need much refinishing due…
- Best way to nail when I cannot nail tongue side
Q: What is the best way to nail the boards down when I can not nail the tongue side? This is a repair job. My first thought was to face nail the boards. I was wondering if I can nail the boards down from the grove side? Any help will…
- Filling nail holes on staircase
The steps on my staircase are maple. I have already sanded them and I need to fill some holes and polyurethane them. What should I use?
- Nail holes and moisture
We just had a 3/4 inch common white oak floor put into the addition of our house. It is way too dark and even after bleaching it is still too dark. We would like to have it replaced. How do we deal with any damage that may occur to the…
- Nail holes with black rims
we are redoing oak hardwood floors in a 1959 bungalow. When we do this we will be removing a small floating closet that will have nails through the floor. How do we remove the black marks from around the nail holes before we fill them?
- How to nail trim
I have done a few floors for friends and relatives and have always finished off the last few rows that you canâ€™t get to with the nailer, by hand with finishing nails, hammer and punch. This is very laborious and time consuming. Iâ€™m about to lay about 2000 square feet…