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Old 06-17-2013, 11:46 AM   #1
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I have a transition between wood floors and slate tile that I need to cover, but there's about a half inch difference in height. What kind of covering do I use and how do I even out the transition so we're not constantly tripping over it. Thanks.

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You can go to the big box, in the flooring aisle, andpossibly find a workable and semi-matching transition strip... in wood or metal.

I think it is easier to just cut on to your exact specs, and probably stain it up to your wood floor color.

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I have a transition between wood floors and slate tile that I need to cover, but there's about a half inch difference in height. What kind of covering do I use and how do I even out the transition so we're not constantly tripping over it. Thanks.

What you need is a reducing strip,it butts right up to the high side.
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I agree.. A reducer would work best. Their is a picture of one right here http://www.exotichardwoodflooring.co...ng-accessories They have these at most box stores. Hope this helps.
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Do you have a table saw.... just cut one to custom fit. Regardless of my flooring, (unless a light maple) I just use a piece of oak (for being hard), stain it up, two three coats of a floor poly, screw it down.... seems to me much easier than chasing something at the stores.

At 1/2 " differential (with the tile higher) I generally will butt (not lap) that transition to the tile and grout it... just as said by other above.
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