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Floorboards

The close boarding fixed to the floors joists to provide a surface; normally either timber, plywood, or chipboard.
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Original floorboards are part of the appeal of this 1900s Century home near Busby Hall
Another problem is they can be draughty - on the ground floor, there will be a gap between the floorboards and the earth, which is needed for ventilation but can send cold air up into the room above.
The male bear walked up the stairs of a porch at the home of Janet and Donald Kussart and tore through the floorboards and some insulation to get his treat, the Juneau Empire reported.
2013), the sawing patterns in the second set were adjusted to the production of sideboards and center boards of a single dimension, 32 by 130-mm nominal target width, which is an intermediate dimension of solid softwood floorboards. The sawing patterns in this set will be referred to as floorboard sawing patterns.
Period floorboards often have modern boards mixed in where repairs have been done over the years, and painting them makes it easier to disguise the new ones than with stain or varnish, although there may be a difference in the wood grain.
A DIY-ER got the shock of his life when he pulled up a floorboard at his home and found an AK47 assault rifle stashed away.
Dr Jerry Cowley, an Independent candidate in the forthcoming election, said he saw dead rats the size of "small pups" under the floorboards.
For example, certain collapsed tabletops had much lower nitrogen-15 concentrations than did the decayed floorboards they rested on.
Before you begin, replace any rotten floorboards - don't worry about marks as these won't be noticeable once you've sanded the boards.
The Witness, slightly smaller than a videotape, is a computer-driven box placed on any rigid surface in a vehicle, such as floorboards or the firewall between the engine and the passenger compartment.
One of those victims in early 1999 was a young boy, Toby Lee, 6, of Minnesota, who fell to his death through a gap in the bleacher floorboards. The boy was attending a hockey game when he catapulted to the ground, and died as a result of his injuries.
Really squeaky floorboards can easily be fixed by pouring a 50-50 mix of PVA and water down the joint in the floorboard - just wipe away any spillages.