Nailing hardwood floors is perfect if you have a wooden subfloor like wooden floor boards or plywood. However, it is not the right installation method if you have concrete subfloor or chipboard. To nail down the wooden floor, the thickness of the hardwood must be no less than 18mm, and you must position the flooring planks at right angles to the existing floor boards. Always make sure you are utilizing the right tools.
Flooring nails are suitable because they have special qualities for the job. Nearly all of them are machine engineered and relatively have uniformed size and shape. Some are still created by hand, and those are expensive if you want to use for Nailing hardwood floors. Flooring nails need particular fasteners, and this is the regular method to install hardwood floors.
A nail gun is purposely designed for flat nails that have teeth on each side to make sure the wood will not be loose-fitting because the floor will naturally contract and expand eventually. Using it is pretty easy; just position the nail gun above the plank’s rim where you can find the tongue and push in the nail at a 45 degree angle with a hammer. This method of Nailing hardwood floors will make sure that the nail is entirely buried and firmly fasten your flooring to the subfloor.