Expansion Space Recommendations For Hardwood Installations

Hardwood Expansion Space Recommendations
 

Product TypeInstallation MethodExpansion Space at all
Vertical Surfaces
3/4″ SolidNail down3/4″
5/16″ Solid (strip)Staple or glue down3/4″
EngineeredStaple or glue down1/4″
EngineeredFloating1/2″
Locking EngineeredLocking Floating1/2″
Solid ParquetGlue down1/2″

Updated on June 8, 2022