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misstippy999
soft spot in hardwood floor

we have one board in our (old) refinished hardwood floor that dips when you step on it and obviously has nothing underneath it. the boards (each is, like 2" - 3" wide?)on either side are fine. does anyone know of a way to fix the one board without tearing up that part of the floor?

thanks! nicole

jkirk
Re: soft spot in hardwood floor

if you can get at the floor from below, cut some blocks that will fit snug, hit them up hard to the under side of the floor between the joists, then toe nail them to the joists

misstippy999
Re: soft spot in hardwood floor

thanks - we may be able to get there from below. if we have to either pull boards from above or pull boards from below, which is better to try?

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