Gap found between boards of engineered floating floor How to fix


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Old 03-27-06, 03:29 PM
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Gap found between boards of engineered floating floor How to fix

Hi I was installing an engineered floating floor by gluing the boards together( tongue and grove). I made sure all the joints butted up to each other but just the next day after all dried I found a gap between a row of about 4 boards. It can only be seen when looking down onto the floor but I need to fix this.

Is there some way of removing this whole row or do I fill in the gap with wood filler or some other type of product?

Let me know what the best option might be to fix this?

Thanks in advance for all your help.

Rafael
 
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Wood filler is going to be your buddy.
 
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Wood filler in gap will likely pop out with movement of flooring.
 
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If you get movement enough to pop filler out of a gap in and engineered wood floor, installed as a floating installation, you have other more serious problems!!!
 
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What wood filler would be the best to use? Do they come with tint in them my wood floor is stained a light brown. Do I just fill in the gap and leave or is there anyother process that needs to be done after filling the gap or before filling the gap? Let me know and thanks for the information it really helps.

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Color match wood filler is available, It may take two shades mixed to get it exact. Some dry lighter then they look when first applied.
 
 

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