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What is the best way to deal with nails sticking down

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What is the best way to deal with nails sticking down through the existing floor between the joists when trying to install your aluminum plates?

Contractor's Assistant: Have you talked to a construction professional about the floor?

No

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I have an existing boiler hot water system and want to add radiant heat to the floors above.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: HVAC
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You're only option is to bend the protruding nails over and drive them flush with the bottom of the sub floor.

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