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Hardwood Flooring Sioux City IA

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

Curry Floor & Acoustics Incorporated
(402) 494-3083
2510 Dakota Ave
South Sioux City, NE
 
Keenans Wood Flooors
(712) 276-6471
2705 S Patterson St
Sioux City, IA
 
Custom Wood Floors
(712) 274-7023
2607 Correctionville Rd Apt 6
Sioux City, IA
 
Fashion Floors Carpet One
(712) 252-4382
305 W 7th St
Sioux City, IA
 
Hawkeye Carpet Company
(712) 255-8983
909 Tri View Ave
Sioux City, IA
 
Flooring Gallery
(712) 276-6600
4501 Southern Hills Dr
Sioux City, IA
 
Reynolds Floor Covering
(712) 252-7850
615 Water St
Sioux City, IA
 
Hanna Mike Hardwood Floors
(712) 276-2791
3408 Garretson Ave
Sioux City, IA
 
Wall 2 Wall Flooring Store
(712) 276-0900
5730 Sunnybrook Dr
Sioux City, IA
 
Vanderglas Hardwoods
(712) 276-1977
1801 Whitehouse St
Sioux City, IA
 

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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