photo of someone gluing down flooring to backer a board
 

photo of someone gluing down flooring to backer a boardWhen you're installing a glue-down floor against a backer board, take an extra minute to line the edge and top of the backer board with blue tape. That way, when it's time to remove the backer board, you won't have any adhesive mess to deal with. (See a video of this tip in action on the WFB YouTube channel.)

Thanks to Daniel Boone, owner at Jacksonville, Fla.-based Daniel Boone WFT Inc., for his tip. Do you have a Trick of the Trade to share? Email it to WFB.

 

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