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How to Fill Gaps In a Wide-Plank Wood Floor

In this how-to video, This Old House contractor Tom Silva shares ingenious tip for plugging floorboard gaps

In this video, This Old House contractor Tom Silva explains how to fill gaps in a wide-plank wood floor.

Steps:

1 Scrape debris from between flooring planks with putty knife or painter's tool.
2 Vacuum floor clean of all dust and debris.
3 If desired, tint rope with wood stain to match floor; let dry.
4 Force rope into gap between planks with putty knife or painter's tool.

 
 

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