Sorry I'm a beginner level DIY-er. Recently we had our hardwood floor
sanded and refinished. After it was done, we found that the hardwood
floor now has a "gap" at the edges of the floor and the wall (probably
drywall, not sure what is the material). I'm thinking of doing some
caulking but don't know which kind of caulk I should apply, any
A gap is necessary for expansion in humid weather. Dont you have
baseboard moulding over the floor. Caulk it tight and it is possible to
have problems. Someone instaled a wood floor where I now live in low
humidity to the wall, in summer it buckled up 4 inches, It had to be
How big a gap, and where does it go? If it's a big enough gap,
and it leads to an air-space, or down through the subfloor, or anywhere
else it's likely to be a entrypoint for drafts of vermin, then you might
stuff it with weatherstripping and THEN cover it with molding.
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