Q: What is the best way to lay hardwood on a floor next to a carpeted floor?
Do you lay the planks butted up to the carpet? How do you get it to look finished?
A: The hardwood floor itself should run across the joists. There are special transition strips (wood) designed to sit over the edge of surfaces the floor meets such as carpet, vinyl and ceramic.
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