Filler for Gaps in Chipboard Floor

Discussion in 'Floors, Stairs and Lofts' started by Grunt, 7 Feb 2007.

  1. Grunt

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    Hello,

    Is there a filler available that is suitable for filling gaps between chipboards? The fillers at DIY stores all say that they're not suitable for filling gaps in floors. I am about to lay new carpet and don't want the gaps (some approx 1/8", 2mm ish wide) to telegraph through.

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  2. gcol

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    You could fill the larger holes with expanding foam - cut it flush with the floor when it's gone off.
    As long as you use a decent underlay, you shouldn't notice those gaps.
     
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    Id fill the big hole with papier-mache (newspaper mixed with pva) -ive never tried it but did see something about it in colins DIY book.
     
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    I`ve just done the same @ home with a 2 part wood filler (like car body filler).......seemed like a good idea ;)
     
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    why don't you put some hard board down first :idea: or start cutting some wood up, and use the saw dust mixed with pva to create a sticky lump, then fill the joints/holes. :LOL:
     
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