Hi I have recently fitted a solid russian oak flooring grade A&B onto a sleeper system. Visqueen then 3"x2" framework at 200mm centres then the solid wood running perpendicular fixed with tongue tite screws. The next day when i went back to do another room the floor was making cracking noises when walked on, after walking on it for 2 mins it stopped. When i went back the following day the same happened again. Can anyone please explain what the problem might be and how I could stop this from happening in the other rooms.
Thank you all for your time
As you have probably noticed by now your flooring will have quietened down.When hardwood floors are new they can take a little time to "bed" in.It can be a bit alarming when the floor creaks and no one is around. :shock:
By the time you get this your floor will have quietened down.It can take a little time for new hardwood floors to "bed" in, what you are hearing are stress noises (floor tightening) nothing to worry about.Though it can be a bit spooky when there's no one else around! :shock:
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