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Question:

Is it O.K. to staple 3/4 prefinished hardwood floors to 3/4 plywood or should it only be nailed?

Answer:



Dear Steven

I thought I made this clear in many articles. USE NAILS ONLY FOR ALL WOOD FLOORS !!!!!! Please read my article on a nifty pneumatic floor nailer available in the search box at the top of this web page of this site, it will explain why.

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