Q: What is the name for hardwood flooring consisting of various widths and lengths? Or hardwood floors random widths?
A: “Random”. That applies to widths, not lengths which almost always vary.
- Installing different widths of hardwood in different rooms?
Q: Would you ever lay 4" boards in one room (small office and small kitchen) and 5" boards in another room (dining/living room) of the same material (Santos mahogany)? We would use thresholds to separate the rooms. A: Sure. I (personally) can't think of a good reason not to do…
- Dry Wood Heat and Hardwood Floors
Q: We've been wanting to put solid wood floors down in our home, when it is time to replace the carpet we laid after building our home. Recently, we had some water damage on the second floor which damaged our 1st floor master bedroom and on down to the basement.…
- Matching wood grains
I had to install hardwood flooring in my hall and connect it to an existing hardwood floor in the foyer area. I matched wood grains as close as possible. I still notice the difference, even though is very small. Is there a way to hid it?
- Rows out of alignment due the slight variances in widths of hardwood
Q: Despite keeping the first several rows straight I am finding that due the slight variances in widths of the hardwood (1/16 - 1/8") the tongue is causing the next board on the next row to bow slightly as it is stapled down, causing the rows to be out of…
- Smelly wood?
I'm perplexed by the smells inhabiting my house these days. It almost smells like something is "hot" in my house. My electrician assured me that all was well. So, my question is: could my hardwood floors give off a woody/hot smell given the high heat and humidity?
- Hardwood colours
I love hardwood floors, yet I cannot find the color I'm looking for. I want a gray or black floor. Any suggestions on a different material or a manufacturer who distributes this?