How To: Reclaim Wood Flooring
Rather than tear it up, reclaim wood flooring the next time you undertake a major remodeling project.
When you’re renovating, save and recycle old hardwood floorboards for patching and repairing. Using a pry bar at each nail, carefully remove the board to minimize splits and damage to the wood. Tap out the old nails, then reinstall the flooring as needed, staggering all joints. When it’s refinished, you won’t be able to tell where the repair was made.
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