I am going to be laying new oak floor boards that are 230 x 22mm thick
and am not entirely sure of best method.
It is to be laid on screed floor on batterns (50 x 50 approx 350
centres )in a sitting room but I am not sure if they need to be face
nailed or can be fixed with hidden nail. The humidity seems to be
within normal range but I will probably place batterns on dpm and
ventilate void to outside.
The boards do not have any stress relief grooves on underside and
because of width I have my doubts about using hidden nails only.
If they do need nailing through face what is the type of finishing
tool I can use to set the nails correctly and recess slightly without
Any advice much appreciated