floor board

  1. robodelfy

    Soft part of floorboard, does it need treatment?

    I'm sorting out my bathroom floor, on top of these boards it will have ply and then vinyl tiles. This one board has a soft flakey area, I remember there was a crack in the old tiles around there so it must have got wet. I've scraped it back with to where it feels hard again. Do I need to...
  2. J

    Flooring and carpet buying advise

    Hi, I`m after around 80smq of engineering wood floor and some piece of carpet. I`m based in Essex. Do anyone have some advise on a good website or physical shop for good and reasonable price?
  3. Ben-v

    Replacing floor joist with concrete slab

    Hi, My partner and I are having an extension on the back of our house and we would like UFH throughout the downstairs. Most UFH systems I have found aren’t the best for wooden floorboards and the floor height would raise substantially, so I was wondering about the feasibility of replacing the...
  4. B

    floorboard renovation

    I have an 1800's cottage and have to put new floors in the attic room. Elm joists and am replacing square edge floorboards. The ceiling below is lath and plaster. I am debating whether I can use clout nails and hammer in, or whether it is more sensible to use a nail gun. Aesthetically the cloud...
  5. S

    Replacing floorboards between bathroom and landing

    Hello! I am currently renovating my house and have hit a dilemma with some flooring between the bathroom and landing. Please see the image below Bathroom floor / Hallway edge (annotated) by Samkio posted 18 Jul 2019 at 7:33 PM The image above shows the entrance to the bathroom from the...
  6. L

    Stair railing replacement

    My DH and I are complete newbies when it comes to DIY but need/want to renovate our staircase. I am doing some research about what we want to change and how. However, I am having a bit of a dilemma when it comes to the upper floor rail. The board on top of the facia and on which the upper floor...
  7. C

    Suitable screws for fixing loose floorboards

    Hi, Need to fix down some wooden floorboards - about 20mm thick. Believe I need 50mm screws but says online avoid where the shank is fully threaded. Got some with smooth shank at top but it was 20mm of smooth so took back and swapped, now there is no smooth part. Apparently the fully...