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Old 03-01-2012, 05:41 PM  
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We are removing hardwood floors from a room and installing them I'm a different room. When we started installing them in the new room they wont lay flush like the old floor did. Seems like would take a lot of sanding to get flush again. Is this normal or are we doing something wrong?



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Old 03-01-2012, 07:24 PM  
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They were probibly sanded and refinnished at some time and as you miss match the boards you are seeing how some areas were sanded more than others.

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Over time the hardwood will form to the subfloor. once the floor is down that's it.... Either go over it or replace it. It's not a floating floor.
Sorry but I guess keep sanding the lips if you want to keep it.

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