FAQ

Install Floor Transition Strip Necessary?



Install Floor Transition Strip Necessary?

There is always one question for interior decoration. That is, is it necessary to install floor transition strip for wooden floor covering? Many people do not like installing floor transition strip as it influences the beauty of the wooden floor. But do not look down upon the use of floor transition strip, its function is very important.

The first point is, normally there should be some gaps in invisible place for wooden floor covering, so as to make the wooden floor have space to stretch. It is very common to let the gaps appear on the connection of two space areas. And then it is impossible to see the gaps after installing floor transition strips.

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The second point is, it may be easy to hide the rubbish in the gap such as the hair, paper scrap, etc. They make the cleaning not convenient. Therefore, it is necessary to install floor transition strip. In the mean time, it is very often that when the wooden floor tiles come to the connection of two areas, there is not enough space so they need to be cut into shorter parts. Floor transition strip makes the whole floor covering clean and aesthetic, so the connection needs to be decorated with floor transition strip.    

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The last point is, as both the solid wood and laminate flooring have the natural phenomenon of contracting in coldness and expanding in heat, it is not good to cover the floor to the end of the wall. It is not good looking to install skirting line in the connection of cabinet and floor, either. We suggest that floor transition strip should be installed in such cases.