i need to glue 2 floorboards what glue to use?
i have to glue them when the central heating was put in they just cut across the floorboards,and 2 of them dont sit over the joist of wood,they are just on fresh air,they feel like they will break when you walk on them,i cant nail them down as i have said they are broken away from the joist wood,i was thinking about gluing them dont know what else to do,renewing the whole floor is not an option,any ideas/
Asked By: emmliss - 5/6/2009
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You must screw or nail a piece of scrap wood under the wood flooring onto the floor joist as a support piece. This isn't exactly the best solution but will do fine. There is not a glue that exists that will fill a saw curf line and provide enough support to walk on the floor while not breaking at some point. It must... More
Answered By: No T - 5/6/2009
Additional Answers (9)
Wood Glue and Waterproof
Answered By: GC - 5/6/2009
Nail or screw some blocks of wood level with the joists for the boards to sit on glue is not an option.
Answered By: taxed till i die, - 5/6/2009
use hot glue or strong, waterproof wood glue
Answered By: doglover1234 - 5/6/2009
Elmer's wood glue
Answered By: adam/penny - 5/6/2009
hot glue might work
Answered By: Milan - 5/6/2009
Use a wood glue or construction adhesive. Use it on the bottom and not the sides, the wood has to expand and contract. You might also think of securing them with trim screws.
Answered By: Jack - 5/6/2009
Why can't you sister the floor joice and then you can glue the pieces on top of them.
Answered By: kenbgray - 5/6/2009
Cut the floor back to a joist on each side and patch. Glueing will not hold as there is no support below.
Answered By: ubu - 5/6/2009
you need to get into your floor joist and nail some supporting wood across your joist where those two floor boards are at. if you just use glue they will just keep breaking loose. so get into your joist and put some supporting pieces in there and then glue those floor boards with wood glue that will help keep them from... More
Answered By: Shawn - 5/6/2009
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