Universal Flooring - VersaStrip (Versa Strip)

Question: 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.
Note: 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.
Feel free to email me at: snipped-for-privacy@shaw.ca
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snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com wrote:

What do the installation instructions specify as far as the nothing touching it part?

Those things wouldn't make a cracking sound as you walked unless you were walking right along the perimeter of the floor where those things were resting on it. Even still, it's unlikely that the baseboards would make a cracking sound as the floor moved.

from the seams. Have someone get down on the floor and listen for the location of the cracking sounds as you walk around on the floor.
R
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ken had written this in response to http://www.thestuccocompany.com/maintenance/Re-Universal-Flooring-VersaStrip-Versa-Strip-143155-.htm :
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The real problem is with the Versa Strip flooring, not the installation. This product does makes cracking and crunching noises due to some structural flaw. Universal flooring will blame it on the install, so the guarantee is useless. I have used it on a variety of surfaces with the same results as you. Enjoy your crunching.
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achertor had written this in response to http://www.thestuccocompany.com/maintenance/Re-Universal-Flooring-VersaStrip-Versa-Strip-289412-.htm : Short of ripping this flooring up, is there anything we can do about it?
ken wrote:

http://www.thestuccocompany.com/maintenance/Re-Universal-Flooring-VersaStrip-Versa-Strip-143155-.htm
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