Has anyone ran into any problems with this type of flooring?
I installed it in my kitchen as per the installations guides and now
the flooring cracks like crazy the first time I walk on it in the
morning. The flooring continues to crack for the rest of the day but
the noise reduces after we have walked on it a few times.
I talked to Universal Flooring about this and they said that I
installed the product wrong.
They are claiming that nothing should be touching the flooring.
I left @ 1/2 of space between the flooring and the walls etc but the
wall trim and toe kickers on the cabinets are "touching" the flooring.
Anyone have any comments on this? Is it normal to keep the trim and
kickers a little off the top of a floating floor? If not, is it likely
to cause this type of a problem.
The way I see it the seams are the source of the cracking noise.
Either that or there is some dirt, etc under the underlay.
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