Re: Engineered Hardwood Flooring
Can you post pictures?
All the engineered floors that I've installed were "floating", they were not fastened to the floor. Times and products change, so I cannot say whether your floors should have been left floating or not.
Strip flooring of the old days was face nailed, holes filled, sanded and finished in place, and that still holds true today for this type of flooring. Tongue and groove flooring is nailed through the tongue, thereby concealing the fasteners.
From the sounds of it, you have engineered flooring which likely has a tongue and groove on it, and the contractor face nailed it and left it as is. Correct? If so, then staples were not the correct fastener to use, and the job is not finished if you can still see the fasteners or feel them under your feet.
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