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Would we be sensible to wait for the plastering to be finished before we lay the engineered Oak Floor?

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FishfingersAreOK Thu 11-Oct-12 22:43:13

Just that really. Wood being delivered tomorrow but could sit for while . Is going all over downstairs. Plastering finished downstairs but they are now doing upstairs...and we have no internal doors yet.

RedBlanket Thu 11-Oct-12 22:44:51

Plastering is a really horrible messy job, it gets everywhere. Do the floor last.

SwedishEdith Thu 11-Oct-12 22:54:05

Plastering causes lots of moisture. Best to wait until walls have dried out and floor has acclimatised before you lay it. I know engineered isn't supposed to expand as much as solid wood but I wouldn't risk it.

tricot39 Thu 11-Oct-12 22:56:43

In short - yes. Wait and keep the timber in a dry well ventilated room to avoid causing problems with it warping etc.

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