Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Building & Construction

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-04-2010, 09:29 AM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 35
Rewards Points: 25
Default

Expansion Gap for Engineered Hardwood Floor


We have a 10x10 screened-in sunporch in which my wife would like engineered hardwood installed to match the kitchen (we currently have something that could only be described as 1970s Astroturf in it). When I've installed flooring in the past, I've always left an expansion gap between the first and last course and the wall which was eventually covered up by molding. However, the porch is screened from floor to ceiling so there is no way to install any molding. I don't, however, want a visible gap. Anyone have any ideas? In such a small room, is such a gap even necessary? thanks!

BSponz1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-04-2010, 09:34 AM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 9,519
Rewards Points: 2,000
Default

Expansion Gap for Engineered Hardwood Floor


I would not put a hardwood floor in a screened in porch.
Ron

Ron6519 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hardwood floor is buckling again Kerm Flooring 1 05-07-2010 06:35 PM
unique problem with hardwood floor seanbellay Flooring 15 05-02-2010 07:53 PM
Carpet on hardwood floor, threshold hoozgrunt Flooring 1 07-15-2009 10:53 AM
Hardwood Floor Painting Advice / Tips / Tricks? cherie Flooring 3 09-05-2008 10:52 PM
Hardwood floor duct opening repair gshock Carpentry 4 07-29-2007 12:57 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.