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Hardwood Flooring Dover DE

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Best Choice Flooring
(302) 380-4078
271 Berwick Ln.
Dover, DE
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Services
Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing

Crystal Rug Services Incorporated
(302) 697-7366
3680 Upper King Rd
Dover, DE
 
General Floor Carpet & Mechanic Supply
(302) 736-9970
100 Enterprise Pl
Dover, DE
 
Brenford Woods by Handler Homes
(302) 653-0555
34 Coventry Ct
Dover, DE
 
Contractors Flooring Incorporated
(302) 698-4221
1309 Ponderosa Dr
Magnolia, DE
 
Sammons Arden Sr
(302) 492-8620
4272 Judith Rd
Dover, DE
 
Hardwood Floors From Start to Finish by Newmans
(302) 736-6561
677 Chestnut Grove Rd
Dover, DE
 
Mp Contract Flooring
(302) 677-1789
100 Enterprise Pl
Dover, DE
 
Floormasters Inc
(302) 697-2006
500 Walnut Shade Rd
Dover, DE
 
Creative Flooring Contractors
(302) 653-7521
95 Pier Head Blvd
Smyrna, DE
 

HandymanWire - Wood Floor Questions and Answers



Floorboard Gaps: Filling and Reducing Drafts

The wide pine floorboards in my 200 yr old house are separating in places, for reasons unknown. The space between some of them is open to the cellar,and tends to be drafty and cold. Can I insulate the cellar ceiling with fiberglass rolls or something? It has been suggested to fill the gaps with something, but who knows what? What would be the best thing to do??

A couple things.

One, yes you can and should insulate the floor. The only exception to this is if you need the heat down there for plumbing, and heat down through the floor is the only source to prevent those pipes from freezing.

Usually you can insulate around the pipes to keep them inside the insulation, towards to warm floor. If you need to keep it warm down there, then maybe you should insulate the basement walls.

The insulation you would use is fiberglass. Comes in rolls and just pushes up into the space between the floor joists. Since your house is old, it probably will not have nice evenly spaced 16 inch on center joists. You can use Fishing line or small gauge wire to old the insulation up, strung across the joists, stapled to each, to support the insulation.

The pine boards shrunk as they dried out. If I am correct, the gaps are larger in the winter (when the relative humidity is low) and close up some in the summer. If you fill the gaps in the winter, the boards may tend to cup and buckle come summer. (Pine especially wide boards, will shrink and swell significantly with the seasons)

Filling Hardwood Floor Gaps

There is a small gap between 2 of my boards. Is there anything I could use to fill the gap to keep out the dirt?

Try to find some wood filler that matches the color of your floor and apply it with a putty knife.

Refinishing Hardwood Floors

I have prefinished hardwood floors in my home that are about 5 years old. They are getting scratched and dull. I want to...

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