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Hardwood Flooring Springfield MO

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

Americas Renew-Crete Systems
(417) 865-4949
1906 E Saint Louis St
Springfield, MO
 
C & C Floor Covering Incorporated
(417) 862-5006
524 W College St
Springfield, MO
 
Bearden Carpet
(417) 883-7669
618 N Stewart Ave
Springfield, MO
 
Signature Hardwood Floors
(417) 838-0163
4066 S Colby Ct
Springfield, MO
 
Midwest Rug Co.
(417) 869-3030
911 W Sunshine
Springfield, MO
 
Clays Flooring
(417) 862-9800
3065 E Elm St
Springfield, MO
 
Andress Floor Company
(417) 865-4006
500 E Mcdaniel St
Springfield, MO
 
Flooring America
(417) 869-7261
1107 S Grant Ave
Springfield, MO
 
Rock And Concrete Creations
(417) 882-0057
1906-A E. St. Louis St.
Springfield, MO
 
All About Floors and More
(417) 882-5100
2745 S Kansas Expy
Springfield, MO
 

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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