How to secure a pine flooring board


Hi,
I have a 3/4 pine over joints floor. A couple boards a loose. What's the best way to secure them? A finishing screw? A brad nail? Construction adhesive under the board (the ceiling downstairs is open).
Many thanks in advance,
Aaron
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How about a piece of wood on the underside of the loose board, wide enough to bridge onto the boards on either side of the loose board. Secure the wood into the two side boards with screws up into those boards. Then have someone stand on the board that is loose, and then put a screw(s) up into it. The loose board should pull down until it is flush with the boards on either side. The screws into the supporting boards on either side make it less likely to make noise when someone steps in the area.
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If you can get to it from the bottom you should be able to screw it down from underneath. Make sure the screw doesn't go all the way through
Jimmie
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Glue certainly won't hurt regardless of what else you use.
Since you have access from below, you could use these:
http://www.mcfeelys.com/product/SR-1000/Squeak-Relief-2-Bracket-Repair-Pak
You don't have to get them from McFeely's, they're available from lot's of other sources.
You could also use a simple L-bracket...just make sure the screws on the floorboard end are shorter than the thickness of the wood.
Have someone stand on the loose boards as you tighten them down.
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