Removing staples from wood floor

Q: Is there a tool to remove 1 1/4″ staples from wood floors without breaking the staple?

How do I go about removing staples from my wood floor?

A: Ingenuity is the best tool. Are you talking about “U” shaped carpet staples? They can be tough. Screwdriver, nail punch, wire cutters and a

I’ve seen a tool at the hardware store which I don’t know the name of. It looks like wire cutters, except the cutting edges are facing the front of the cutters. They look like something you could pull a tooth out with.

A pneumatic stapler was used to fix the subbase to the added flooring layers

Q imported from our old site, Face Lift Floors: Save me.. I’ve just pulled up two layers of vinyl flooring over some nice maple flooring, in preparation for refinishing. A pneumatic stapler was used to fix the subbase to the added flooring layers. How do I remove these staples? Pliers and brute strength do not work.

A: Pliers or wire cutters are all we have!

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One thought on “Removing staples from wood floor”

  1. love the whole look. The flooring is great. What kind of mtreaial is it? I also love the fact brass is coming back in. Boy what goes around comes around.

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