Latest Discussions : Flooring & Stairs

dbman

06:38AM | 01/05/03
Member Since: 01/04/03
1 lifetime posts
I am buying a new construction loft which is to have floating maple floors. They were just put down, and the problem is I think they look terrible because you can see several gaps between the panels (a few are large enough to insert a credit card with plenty of slack). Is this expected? I've lived on a lot of hardwood floors and they have never looked like this. I need to know if I should be insistent with the builder to make it better. Please help.

Hardwood Guy

08:58AM | 01/05/03
Member Since: 11/30/02
36 lifetime posts
Db:

The way I see it the only way of making it better is to have it replaced. It sounds like a poor installation to me unless there are flaws with the material itself. However, that should have been recognized at the time of the installation and been rejected.

Ken Fisher
Hardwood Installer.Com

[This message has been edited by Hardwood Guy (edited January 05, 2003).]



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