solid oak onto wooden floor

8 Dec 2005
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United Kingdom
i want to lay solid oak flooring to an upstairs bedroom. Its 18mm flooring and wanted to know the best way to fit it? The underfloor is weyrock type 8'x2' boards and so do i nail straight onto it with secret nails or do i use underlay and float it? If i do the underlay and float then do i glue all the joints?
Cheers all
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It depends on the width and the length of the 18mm boards if you can use the floating method. What is the size of the boards?
I'm more interested in the shortest lengths, I'm guessing there are loads of around 300mm??
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Had a change of plan having done some research. Am now going for an engineered floor and going for a floating floor glued. I can foresee too many problems with the solid floor on old chipboard and tbh its going to be a cheaper alternative and still look good

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