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[This message has been edited by rpxlpx (edited November 12, 2002).]
We went to the home improvement store and they suggested using a sealant from one of the other manufacturers to place on the end of the boards to prevent such things. We put the flooring in a room that is seldom used, therefore is not as succeptible to spills and the like...but, we do want to use the same product in another room...and I think, that this time, we will be using the same product, however, glueing the seams and ends to help prevent a situation like yours.
Although I personally prefer wood floors, we are first time home owners on a budget, and this floor has done so far, so good...so, long story short, use sealant...good luck.
Sealent (Silicone) is a great help at the edges of the floor but won't help at the plank joints and glue is NOT an option as it will cause a substrate failure from hydraulic pressure at assembly.
[This message has been edited by AzFred (edited January 02, 2003).]