Q: If I am installing a floating floor (engineered), and at my transition, using a fixed transition with a tongue and groove joint: is it ever acceptable to glue the flooring into the tongue and groove and allow the floor to grow the opposite direction of the fixed transition?
A: I don’t think doing so would hurt. I would probably just glue down the transition piece.
Tongue and groove grime
We are removing 3/4" X 2 1/2" oak flooring from an old farm house. Do you have any advice as "How" to remove the dirt, grime, soot, etc. in the "tongue and groove area". The dirt is packed in and hard to remove with a stiff brush.
Adding tongue or groove?
I have just salvaged nearly 800 square feet of red oak flooring. Many pieces have had their tongue or groove cut off where the planking has met the wall. Still other pieces were installed butted end to end with the tongue or groove removed (they were probably salvaged and reinstalled…
Changing install direction of tongue and groove
Q: We've just started installing a 3/8' Red Oak Bellawood prefinished wood floor on a 5/8' plywood subfloor attached to concrete/terrazzo. With remodeling/construction yet to start, we foresee a possible need to change the direction of the tongue and groove at some point in this process. Is this commonly done?…
Gap in tongue and groove flooring
I have a tongue and groove, relatively inexpensive, hardwood floor in my kitchen. A 3/4" gap has appeared between ends of two of the pieces. How can I address this?
Is 3/4 plywood OK for 3/4 tongue and groove?
I am planning to install 3/4 tongue and groove flooring over 2x6 floor joists on 15 inch centers. The room is 14 x 10 and I plan to use screws to hold the plywood down. This room is a small bedroom, should I use 1 1/8 instead or is 3/4…