## Flooring

 Sq. Ft. First floor, area (net)............... 1,312 Second floor, area ( net )........ 1,312 Attic floor, area ( net )............ 1,071 Porch floors, area ( net)................. 5,523
 Hemlock Under Flooring. Ft. B. M. Adding 25 per cent. to the net areas to allow for matching and waste, the quantity of 7/8-inch rough flooring required for the first two floors is 2,624+ (2,624 X.25) -............ 3,280
 White-Pine Finish Flooring. Ft. B. M. The total area of the first, second, and third floors is 3,695 square feet. Adding 25 per cent. for waste, the quantity of 7/8-inch flooring is 3,695 sq. ft.+ (3,695 X .25) =............ 4,619
 Yellow-Pine Porch Flooring. Increasing the net area of the porch floor by 25 per cent., the flooring required is 523 sq. ft.+ (523 X .25) =................. 654

Cost.

The estimated cost of flooring may be analyzed as follows:

 Cost of 1,000 Feet B. M., Rough Flooring. 1,000 ft. B. M., hemlock............. \$17.00 Labor, 50 percent. of cost of lumber............ 8.50 Nails, 33 lb., at \$1.80 per 100 lb.......... .60 Cost per thousand feet B. M........ \$26.10
 Cost of 1,000 Feet B. M., Finish Flooring. 1,000 ft. B. M., No. 2 white pine......... \$22.00 Labor, 50 per cent. of cost of lumber....... 11.00 Nails....................... .60 Cost per thousand feet B.M..................... \$33.60
 Cost of 1,000 Feet B. M., Porch Flooring. 1,000 ft. B. M., No. 2 yellow pine......... \$20.00 Labor.............. 10.00 White lead for joints ( about )............ .50 Nails.................. .60 Cost per thousand feet B. M................ \$31.10
 Summary. Hemlock, 3,280 ft. B. M., at \$26.10 per M..... \$85.61 White pine, 4,619 ft. B. M., at \$33.60 per M.......... 155.19 Yellow pine, 654 ft. B. M., at \$31.10 per M..... 20.34 Total cost of flooring................ \$261.14