Q: We purchased a house that had small areas of incomplete wood flooring in three rooms. There are 3 or 4 rows in each room where the flooring is 2-4 inches short of the wall. Can this be repaired or do new boards need to be put in? And if so, would the color be noticeably off?
Gaps for expansion; gap on the wall was skipped
I am in the process of renovating my house. One of the improvements is the addition of pre finished "Aztec Cherry" floors. I had a few people helping the day that we started the floors. The guy that had experience installing hardwoods was working on the 1st room while I…
I have removed a wall dividing the sitting room from the dinning room. What is the best way to extend the hard wood floor to the dinning room, and maintain the same texture of the floor?
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?
Gap around perimeter of laminate floor
I have some uneven gaps around the perimeter of my laminate flooring which I am installing myself. In some places, they are as big as 10 mm. Can I cover them with Quarter rounds? Also, about the underlayment, should the underlayment run under the baseboards or should it be just…
Minimum gap between boards
On a new installation of wood flooring what is the minimum gap between boards for raw and pre finished wood?
Large gaps between the wall molding and steps/risers
Q: We took rugs off our stairs. There are large gaps between the wall molding and steps/risers. Also, the risers aren't wood, so we will probably paint them the color of the off-white trim. Evidently, the steps never slid into the wall molding like most steps and now my husband…