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Old hardwood floors have spaces between end of boards


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08-20-12, 02:14 PM   #1  
Old hardwood floors have spaces between end of boards

We bought a 50 yr. home. The hardwood floors have been refinished. There are spaces between the ends of some of the boards. Is there any filler that could possibly be put between the spaces?

 
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08-20-12, 02:42 PM   #2  
Odd that the refinisher didn't address the spaces before the final coating went down. I doubt there is much you can do at this point. Had it been an issue before finishing the floors, a good stainable wood filler could have been used, stained to match, then finished with the rest of the floors. How big a gap are we talking? Can you post some pictures? http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...your-post.html

 
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08-20-12, 03:15 PM   #3  
You could still use a colored putty at this point. To keep the oils in the putty from being an issue - use a q-tip or artist brush to apply poly over the putty.


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