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Filling Gaps In Unfinished Wood Floors

If you're looking for a way to fill gaps on your unfinished wood floors, it's probably the case that your flooring was subject to a expansion and contraction because it was initially laid and you've been left with gaps you'd love to fill. There's one thing worth mentioning before you jump in and fill the gaps on your bare hardwood flooring. Since your flooring is made of a natural substance, in this case complete wood like in the case of solid wood flooring, a specific level of contraction and expansion is completely normal. Wood, such as most other natural substances responds to changes in atmospheric temperature and humidity by expanding and contracting. If there's excess moisture in the atmosphere, wood takes in some of the moisture, causing it to enlarge. When humidity levels are reduced, the wood will then allow the retained moisture go, causing it to contract. This is completely normal and might give rise to gaps that appear during certain states and disap