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Oilerz1 08-17-2011 07:11 PM

Adding hardwood between existing floors
 
I am currently removing a wall to make one large master bedroom and I have hardwood throughout the house and in both rooms. How difficult is it to add hardwood between the rooms where the wall once was?

oh'mike 08-17-2011 08:50 PM

If you want the wood 'laced in' like it was always there ---it's going to be expensive---maybe impossible without removing a section of floor.


Here's why----seldom do the floors line up perfectly with each other ,making weaving in new boards nearly impossible.

Oilerz1 08-21-2011 09:42 PM

Ok well we have hardwood throughout are house and are knocking out a wall is there any suggestions you may have for filling in that space?

oh'mike 08-21-2011 10:04 PM

Let a floor guy look at it--after removal---My hardwood guy is a magician and really quite reasonable.

There are a lot of solutions including insetting a board perpendicular to the original or removing only the section that will not line up with the other half.

Post a picture after the wall is out---then we'll see if lacing in new boards is an option.


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