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We have bamboo hardwood floors that are INTERLOCKING. The

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We have bamboo hardwood floors that are INTERLOCKING. The contractor who installed them didn't put glue underneath them and I wish he had because now they are "rocking" when walked on. It would be very expensive in terms of labor to uninstall them, put glue underneath and then re-install them. Is there any work around or would they need to be pulled up in order to add the glue?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Rick replied 11 months ago.

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The only work around, we use it with solid hardwood flooring that has a squeak, is to drill an 1/8" hole into the flooring then cut the tip of a caulking tube of construction adhesive slightly smaller then inject the adhesive into the hole. The hole gets filled with a color match putty stick. But if you installer used a pad or paper under the bamboo this won't work. The only other option is to take it all apart and start over.