Hardwood Flooring Lawrence KS

Looking for Hardwood Flooring in Lawrence? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Lawrence that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Hardwood Flooring in Lawrence.

Fitzgerald Flooring
(785) 842-2561
616 Mississippi St
Lawrence, KS
Floor Trader
(785) 841-3838
3000 Iowa St
Lawrence, KS
Kaw Valley Hardwood Floors
(785) 749-1553
2311 Wakarusa Dr Ste E
Lawrence, KS
Blackstone Painting & Hardwood
(785) 542-2767
810 E 13th St
Eudora, KS
Quality Hardwood Flooring, LLC
(866) 444-7312
20840 Brandt Rd
Tonganoxie, KS

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Martin Floor Covering
(785) 841-9222
1841 E 1450 Rd
Lawrence, KS
Paradise Carpet One Floor & Home
(785) 856-8011
2108 W 27
Lawrence, KS
Eudora Carpet LLC
(785) 542-5800
310 E 15th St
Eudora, KS
Werst Hardwood Floors
(785) 542-3833
1537 Savage St
Eudora, KS
(785) 843-9090
960 N 1050 RD
Lawrence, KS
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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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