Required Tools for this Project
Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
You may also need a corded drill and bits for predrilling holes if the joists are old and hard, and nailing is difficult.
Required Materials for this Project
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.
- 16d common nails
- Construction adhesive
- Hydraulic jack