I'm about to lay a new solid oak floor which has tongue and groove on all 4 sides of each board. I was wondering if anyone had any advice for placing the end joins over joists (or not). Will the T&G be strong enough to support the board if it doesn't exactly line up with a joist or should I trim each one to make sure the join is fully supported by a joist.
I'm going to put insulation underneath so I don't really want to add too many cross braces under the board joins.
Any ideas are welcome as this will be my first floor. Thanks :D
DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!