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Floorboards T&G (Tongue & Groove)

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Delivery time: 2-3 Days
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Tongue & Groove White Wood Floorboards

Key features:

  • High quality White Wood Floorboards
  • Choice of sizes available
  • Can be treated with varnish, oil, paint or stain etc
  • Ideal for Trades people and for DIY

Product Description

Our Tongue and Groove (T&G) White Wood Floor Boards are easy to work with and used extensively by trade professionals and in DIY projects. The tongue and groove design makes them very simple to put into place and they are suitable for both domestic and commercial settings.

They come prepared for finishing and treating with paint, varnish, oil or stain. The Scandinavian Whitewood used has been specially selected and is it of the best quality. A great all round T&G Floor Board for rooms of any size.

Please note that the 18mm thickness is the finished thickness after the planing machine. This is the actual measured thickness of the stock on the shelf.

Key features:

  • High quality White Wood Floorboards
  • Choice of sizes available
  • Can be treated with varnish, oil, paint or stain etc
  • Ideal for Trades people and for DIY

Tongue and groove floorboards have been a popular choice for flooring for decades due to their durability, stability, and attractive appearance. This interlocking flooring system provides a seamless and snug fit, creating a sturdy and long-lasting surface. If you’re considering installing tongue and groove floorboards in your home, this step-by-step guide will walk you through the process to ensure a successful installation.

Tools and Materials You’ll Need

Before you begin, gather the necessary tools and materials to ensure a smooth installation process:


  1. Tape measure
  2. Pencil
  3. Circular saw or table saw
  4. Chisel
  5. Hammer or mallet
  6. Flooring nailer or pneumatic stapler
  7. Pry bar
  8. Spacer blocks
  9. Level


  1. Tongue and groove floorboards
  2. Underlayment (if required)
  3. Moisture barrier (if necessary)
  4. Flooring adhesive (optional)
  5. Flooring nails or staples

Step-by-Step Installation Guide

1. Prepare the Subfloor: Ensure the subfloor is clean, dry, and level. Remove any old flooring materials, nails, and debris. If required, install an underlayment or moisture barrier to prevent moisture from seeping into the floorboards.

2. Acclimate the Floorboards: Allow the tongue and groove floorboards to acclimate to the room’s temperature and humidity for at least 48 hours before installation. This helps prevent excessive expansion or contraction after installation.

3. Plan the Layout: Measure the room’s dimensions and plan the layout of the floorboards. It’s generally recommended to start installation parallel to the longest wall in the room. Leave a 1/2-inch expansion gap along the perimeter of the room to allow for natural wood expansion.

4. Install the First Row: Begin with the groove side of the first board facing the wall. Use spacer blocks to maintain the expansion gap. Secure the first row of boards to the subfloor using a flooring nailer or pneumatic stapler, placing fasteners in the tongue of the boards at a slight angle.

5. Install Subsequent Rows: Slide the tongue of the next board into the groove of the first row at a slight angle. Use a hammer and tapping block to gently tap the boards together, ensuring a snug fit. Continue this process for each row, staggering the end joints for a visually appealing appearance.

6. Trim for Fit: At the end of each row, measure and cut the last board to fit, leaving the 1/2-inch expansion gap. A circular saw or table saw can be used to make precise cuts. Remember to cut with the decorative face of the board facing up to prevent splintering.

7. Address Obstacles: When encountering door frames, vents, or other obstacles, measure and mark the floorboards for accurate cuts. Use a chisel to carefully remove excess material, ensuring a seamless fit around obstacles.

8. Complete the Installation: Continue installing rows of floorboards until you reach the final row. Remember to maintain the expansion gap along the walls. If the last row requires a width cut, use a pry bar and tapping block to snugly fit the last row into place.

9. Install Baseboards and Trim: After the floorboards are laid, you can install baseboards and trim to cover the expansion gap along the walls. Nail or glue the trim in place, leaving room for natural expansion.

10. Finishing Touches: Give your new floor a thorough inspection. Check for any loose boards or uneven spots. If necessary, sand down high spots or use wood filler to address any imperfections. Finish the floor according to your preferences, whether that’s staining, sealing, or applying a protective finish.

Laying tongue and groove floorboards can be a rewarding DIY project that enhances the aesthetics and value of your home. With careful planning, precise measurements, and attention to detail, you can achieve a beautifully installed floor that stands the test of time. Remember that patience and accuracy are key, and take the time to ensure each board fits snugly into place for a flawless finish.


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  • Orders of €150 inc VAT or over will get free delivery nationwide. (Please see notes below for exceptions)
  • All orders under €150 inc VAT incur a standard delivery charge of €10 including VAT
  • (Please see below for exceptions)
  • We deliver to anywhere in Ireland.

Bulky items:

Bulky items may incur delivery surcharges (see below) as extra courier costs unfortunately are often unavoidable. If the order is over €150 only the bulk delivery charge will apply. The final delivery charge for bulky products will be calculated when all items have been added to the shopping cart.
All efforts are made to indicate where products are subject to delivery surcharges.

Special Order items:

We are in regular contact with our suppliers and we try our best to make sure that all “special order items” on our webstore are available from our suppliers within the timeframe advertised. If, for some reason our supplier is out of stock and you have ordered the product we will let you know immediately and give you the option to either wait until it’s back in, upgrade to a better model at little or no extra cost or receive a full refund. See more info on Special Order products here.


All nationwide deliveries will be delivered within 2-3 working days.

(Local deliveries within 1-2 working days.)

Special order items may take longer to deliver but this will be indicated on the product information page. You can see more info on Special Order products here.

Working days are Monday through Friday excluding public holidays. Orders placed on Saturday/Sunday will be deemed as being placed on the following Monday.

Some items may take longer to ship. If this is the case, we will notify you by phone/email of this delay.

If your delivery is urgent please contact us by phone or email and we will do our best to expedite it.

Please indicate on your order any specific delivery instructions.

Bulky goods:

Bulky goods will be delivered on pallets and will be unloaded by the courier. All bulky goods are delivered kerbside. Unfortunately, the delivery company will not convey the goods into premises for storage unless agreed in advance. Access to the delivery location must be suitable for a truck and failure to provide suitable level ground for operating pallet truck may result in refusal to deliver by the courier. Please note delivery operators will apply safe procedures in relation to ongoing Public Health considerations..

Exceptional Goods:

Some building materials are extremely bulky and not practical to deliver outside Co. Sligo e.g. concrete blocks, tonne bags of sand or gravel or some lengths of timber. We have highlighted where this is the case in bold red writing. If you do order these products we will contact you to see if you want to pay an additional delivery charge or if you wish to cancel the order. Please do not take offence to this as some bulky goods may cost much more to deliver than the value of the goods. We are based in Sligo so can offer a local delivery service in this area using our own vehicles.

If there is a forklift or teleporter available onsite, we would appreciate if you could tell us in advance by filling out the special delivery notes when completing the order.

The Seller or the courier company will not be held responsible for any damage to goods or persons caused by the goods being unloaded by the buyer.

**Please contact us in advance of ordering if unsure of the above**

Damaged goods:

Where goods are damaged on delivery the Buyer has the right to refuse delivery. Damaged goods should be photographed on delivery and photos emailed to straight away. If goods are damaged on delivery, we will replace the goods in as timely a manner as possible at no extra cost.

Once the goods are signed for it will be deemed that goods were in good state when delivered.


Delivery shall be within a time period agreed between the Buyer and Seller and the Seller shall use its best endeavours to ensure that delivery takes place within the period agreed. Failure by the Seller to deliver the Goods within the agreed time period shall not amount to a breach of this contract by the Seller and the Buyer shall not be entitled to damages or other compensation or to cancel this contact by reason of such failure.

The Seller reserves the right to deliver in instalments. Each part delivery shall be deemed to constitute a separate contract, the fulfilment or non-fulfilment of which shall not affect any other part of the contract or the contract as a whole. Where any order involves more than one delivery and default is made on payment on the due date (either under this contract or any other contract made between the Seller and the Buyer) the Seller shall have the right to suspend all further deliveries until payment is made or to terminate the contract without prejudice to any existing claim.

The Seller shall not be liable to the Buyer for any loss or damage which may be suffered by the Buyer as a direct or indirect result of the supply of the Goods by the Seller being prevented, hindered or delayed by reason of any circumstances whatsoever which are outside the control of the Seller. Once delivery has been accepted the Buyer shall not be entitled to withhold or postpone payment of all or any portion of the price agreed, therefore.

1. Where goods are damaged on delivery the Buyer has the right to refuse delivery. Damaged goods should be photographed on delivery and photos emailed to If goods are damaged on delivery, we will replace the goods in as timely a manner as possible at no extra cost.

2.  If goods are signed for and later found to be faulty/damaged, notice must be given in writing within 24 hours and photos will be required to be emailed to

3. All faulty/damaged goods issues will be dealt with on a case by case basis and best endeavours will be made to rectify within a timely manner. Manufacturers’ warranties will apply in certain cases.

4. Any returned items which are not faulty or damaged will incur full carriage costs which must be paid for by the customer.  Notice of intention to return unwanted goods must be given within 14 days of receiving goods. Returned goods must be in original packaging and in original condition before refunds can be given.

5. All returned goods to be sent to Patrick Rogers Ltd., O’Connell St., Ballymote, Co. Sligo

Note regarding Oil Boilers and Boiler stoves:

Please ensure you check with us first or consult a qualified professional before ordering your oil boiler or boiler stove to ensure you order the correct one for your home. If the product needs to be returned a restocking fee may apply.

Returns of Special Order Items

All “special order items” are subject to the same product returns policy as stocked items. However, items which are returned that are not faulty or damaged on delivery will be subject to a 10% restocking fee.