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Do NOT install expansion spaces between each board. You want a very tight fit between each board and then leave an expansion space around the perimeter of each room. First you’ll need to acclimate the wood to your house. This may vary by location and season, but generally the manufacturers recommend about 10 days. Second, seal the floor (again, according ...


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Wood gives, and takes.... In my opinion, wood will compress when needed. Picture a hammer striking a board and leaving a mark, it compresses. This is quite the exaggeration, but for a point. The wood in the center of your floor, held in place by all the other nails surrounding it will compress. Although I do not know how much area is "held tight" by this ...


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