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Hardwood Flooring FAQs | Bruce

An engineered hardwood floor is made up of layers (plies) of real wood that are adhered together to make the board more structurally stable than solid hardwood. Whether (and how many times) engineered hardwood can be sanded and refinished depends on the thickness of the top layer of wood.

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How To Repair Hardwood Floor Cracks - Ask the Builder

Defects in most hardwood floors stand out like a sore thumb or a pimple on a forehead because of the flat shiny finish you see on most hardwood floors. The higher the gloss on a surface the more the surface will telegraph a flaw. This hardwood floor got wet, swelled, then dried. Cracks are now telling the ugly tale.

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Floors making a cracking/popping sound – Ask the Wood

Q: We have Bruce hardwood floors in the downstairs.The house is about 4 years old. When you walk on the floors they make a cracking/popping sound. I heard the hardwood floors popping somewhat from day one, but it is really bad now.

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Hardwood Flooring FAQs | Bruce

An engineered hardwood floor is made up of layers (plies) of real wood that are adhered together to make the board more structurally stable than solid hardwood. Whether (and how many times) engineered hardwood can be sanded and refinished depends on the thickness of the top layer of wood.

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How To Repair Hardwood Floor Cracks - Ask the Builder

The good news is the cracks can be fixed so the floor looks brand new. Rarely do you have to refinish the entire floor, but in certain instances it's required. Defects in most hardwood floors stand out like a sore thumb or a pimple on a forehead because of the flat shiny finish you see on most hardwood floors.

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Consumer Reviews of Bruce wood floors - Flooring.net

This is an update on my previous review. The initial reason Bruce's was not responsible for the floors cracking was that they said I had mold. I do not. After the Seven Trust's inspections n, the reason is that my house is too dry! I live in Colorado where it is dry---why are they selling this garbage here. I will never set foot in a Seven Trust's again.

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Popping or cracking sound in hardwood floors – Ask the Wood

Floors making a cracking/popping sound. Q: We have Bruce hardwood floors in the downstairs. The house is about 4 years old. When you walk on the floors they make a cracking/popping sound. I heard the hardwood floors popping somewhat from day one, but it is really bad now. Is there any way to fix this…

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Hardwood Flooring FAQs | Bruce

An engineered hardwood floor is made up of layers (plies) of real wood that are adhered together to make the board more structurally stable than solid hardwood. Whether (and how many times) engineered hardwood can be sanded and refinished depends on the thickness of the top layer of wood.

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Avoid Gaps, Cracks in Hardwood Flooring

Any open seams are also noticed more if a white or very dark colored wood floor is chosen, medium colored hardwood floors hide seams better. Using a higher quality engineered wood construction will help to minimize gaps, cracks and splits within the wood and they can withstand a slightly wider range of Relative Humidity level changes before

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How to Repair Cracks in Wood Floors: 8 Steps (with Pictures)

Hardwood flooring is nailed to the sub floor. If you're pulling up a piece of wood, you'll have to cut through the nails to remove a strip. A reciprocating saw with a blade that will cut through nails is the easiest way to cut through nails. They are power nailed to the sub floor so there is no way you can pull the nails out by hand.

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Why Does My Hardwood Floor Have Gaps, Creaks or Cracks In The

Maintaining similar RH in your home throughout the different seasons is crucial to minimizing gaps, cracks and creaks in your flooring. When installing hardwood, it is best to place it in the respective rooms a minimum of 1 week prior to installation, this will allow the hardwood to acclimate to your home’s environment.

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Why has my hardwood floor cracked? | The Wood Flooring Guid

If you have cracks in your hardwood floor, the problem is likely to be low humidity and low moisture in the room, causing the wood to dry out. This could happen for a number of reasons, including: open fires, log burners, underfloor heating system running too hot, and also the frequent use of air conditioning units. Continue reading →

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The winter months can do a number on your floors. Here's how

Floors respond to this. Solid hardwood floors move in sync with fluctuating conditions in their environment. They expand when the humidity increases, and contract when it decreases. During the winter months, contracting floors will often leave thin cracks or gaps between the planks.

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Consumer Reviews of Bruce wood floors - Flooring.net

This is an update on my previous review. The initial reason Bruce's was not responsible for the floors cracking was that they said I had mold. I do not. After the Seven Trust's inspections n, the reason is that my house is too dry! I live in Colorado where it is dry---why are they selling this garbage here. I will never set foot in a Seven Trust's again.

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Bruce Hardwood Flooring Review: Substandard flooring

I just completely renovated my office and the product that was chosen for the conference room by my architecht / builder was an Armstrong Bruce Floor Product. It is absolutely terrible. The finish is crazing and the laminant is cracking in a bunch of places.

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Why Does My Hardwood Floor Have Gaps, Creaks or Cracks In The

Maintaining similar RH in your home throughout the different seasons is crucial to minimizing gaps, cracks and creaks in your flooring. When installing hardwood, it is best to place it in the respective rooms a minimum of 1 week prior to installation, this will allow the hardwood to acclimate to your home’s environment.

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Avoid Gaps, Cracks in Hardwood Flooring

Any open seams are also noticed more if a white or very dark colored wood floor is chosen, medium colored hardwood floors hide seams better. Using a higher quality engineered wood construction will help to minimize gaps, cracks and splits within the wood and they can withstand a slightly wider range of Relative Humidity level changes before

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Popping noises in new hardwood floor | The Floor Pro Community

We have hardwood floors on the entire first level. 3/4 inch red oak. Shortly after moving in we started having popping sounds when walking on some areas of flooring. Sometimes you could walk over an area and a few seconds later would hear popping sounds that travel across the area you walked on.

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