Thank you so much, Lisa! I just removed the popsicle sticks as we went and used them for the next row. Super easy! One helpful tip would be to maybe paint the sticks a bright color beforehand or buy tinted popsicle sticks, because sometimes it was hard to see them in the little cracks since they are the same color as the plywood.
The Infographic. My first post discusses some of the technical terms, like modified and unmodified, medium bed and LFT. But I ended up scrapping my idea for this post because it was simply too technical to explain by typing it out in paragraphs.
We started in the closet s a test. If you need to cut the plywood to fit the space, place the edges you cut towards the edge of the wall as the cuts you make will not be as straight and clean as the factory edges.Once you have made your cuts lay down the plywood sheets the way you want them as a test.
This article is part of our series on How to Install Hardwood Floors. While preparing to lay 1100 square feet of hardwood flooring, we discovered significant variation in the OSB subfloor that will serve as the nailing surface for the hardwoods.
Then it’s time to patch the seams and staple holes. (This is the only part I really wasn’t pleased with. I used Flexible Floor Patch and Leveler.