floor batten

floor batten

A batten which is fixed to a concrete subfloor and to which flooring is nailed.
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2 When the top board has been cut to a width that clears the pipes, use it as a straight edge to mark the position of the floor batten. Remember to deduct the thickness of the skirting board
6 Fix new skirting to the floor batten, screwing through pilot holes.
For me, it was the impact of his work on the spaces that was most profound (if, that is, you ignore the irritating surface mounted floor battens, fixed to deter careless wandering; intrusions that send surprisingly distracting shock waves through this spatially charged environment).