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Old 12-07-2010, 02:18 PM   #1
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Expansion gaps for engineered wood floors

I am installing an engineered wood floor , 600 squarew fet,. over a concrete floor. I will be using a thin waterproof foam layer first[ don't know that this ios called] andd then laying the snap down tyoe of exgineered flooring.

My questions are
1. Do I need to leave and expansion gap for engoineered wood flooring?
2. If so how much of a gap do I need ?
3. Is this gap left on all 43 sides of the floor of just 2 sides?


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Old 12-07-2010, 02:53 PM   #2
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Expansion gaps for engineered wood floors

1. Yes
2. 1/8" to 1/4" (read instructions on your flooring)
3. All 4 sides.


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