Is it okay to put glue between grooves on engineered wood?


Old 07-25-10, 02:19 PM
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Is it okay to put glue between grooves on engineered wood?

I just bought 300 square feet of engineered wood. The brand name is rapid loc and it is natural oak wood that is snap in place. It does not require any glue or nails. But from watching videos on youtube I noticed that many of the installers put glue between the grooves. Will that make the boards stick together better and make it more water resistant? The manual doesn't say anything about putting glue between the groves but I feel it would do a better job in installing the wood.
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Old 07-25-10, 04:24 PM
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Why risk a mess and make the work harder? Some flooring is intended to glue together and that is probably what you saw.
Old 07-26-10, 10:50 AM
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Gluing it is overkill and I am sure it would void any warranty.
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If the directions of your flooring says use glue then use glue. If not, don't use it.

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