Help needed re wooden slats

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  1. lesleyjean

    lesleyjean Funster

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    Quick question.

    I have a problem with the slats under the U shaped lounge.
    slats became detached from the frame. .
    My brother suggested just using a stapler gun, but without thinking much about it, we just stapled straight through the wood rather than doing it properly stapling the plastic whatsits to enable the wood to expand and contract. So now although it is fixed I don't think we have any room for the wood to expand and contract. Will any damage come to the slats without this room for expansion. Do you think I should pull out all of the staples and start again, that would be a big job cause we put zillions of staples in. :cry::cry::cry:or should we just leave it as it is and hope for the best.:thumb::thumb:

    Lesley
     
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    niggle Banned - Rule 1

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    first off Keys, give Dot, and Alan a spare door key. Or even use a magnetic hid-a-key box. The reason slats are movable is to give you access to the space from inside the van. If you don't need that leave well enough alone. I hope that million staples don't take you over the weight limit, he hee:Rofl1::Rofl1::RollEyes::RollEyes:
     
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    The mind boggles!

    Dont do too much 'bouncing' about on those slats Lesley:Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Peter
     
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