Gaps in wood floor

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  1. Apr 6, 2019 #1

    stevedam850

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    We have several areas in our house where our wood floors are getting small gaps between the slats. It’s not just 1 area but all over the 1st floor. The picture below is what one of the gaps look like. Does anybody know what is causing this and how to repair/prevent it from happening again?

    Thanks

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    bud16415

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    Mine gap like that every winter and close back up in the summer. Cause is humidity.

    Also the reason tongue and groove are just nailed on one side.
     
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    How old is the floor? Is this something that just occurred? Any changes in the house, a/c..humidifer...etc?
     

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