Originally Posted by Christian
That's what I figured. Should the screws be toenailed through a joist and up into the plank flooring? Not sure what kind of subfloor is under the wood but do the screws need to dig into that also?
most of the time, it wont need to dig into the wood floor itself, the squeaking comes from the sub-floor on the joists, once you firmly connect those two, 90%-100% of the noise should be gone.
you SHOULD almost never need to hit the floor, only the subfloor.