Hardwood Flooring Eugene OR

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Dalton Carpet
(541) 686-3130
3815 W 11th Ave Ste 300
Eugene, OR
Roberts Hardwood LLC
(541) 343-6389
1117 W 11th Ave
Eugene, OR
Scoville Kenneth E
(541) 344-5737
865 Conger St
Eugene, OR
Direct Flooring Sales Inc
(541) 485-1233
451 W. 11th Ave
Eugene, OR
New Dimension Hardwood Floors
(541) 345-6664
3155 W 5th Ave
Eugene, OR
Landgreen Hardwood Floors
(541) 343-7580
927 W 1st Ave
Eugene, OR
New Image Flooring
(541) 345-3163
170 S Danebo Ave Ste A
Eugene, OR
Gardner Floor Covering Carpet One
(541) 485-6984
764 Lincoln St
Eugene, OR
Penrod Company
(541) 343-7052
541 Willamette St
Eugene, OR
Advantage Hardwood Floors
(541) 338-0983
1362 W Broadway
Eugene, OR

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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