Lynn asks, "We recently had new siding put on our house, and now the wood flooring is starting to buckle. What could be the problem?"High humidity is usually.
Mar 29, 2012 My solid wood floor is bulging and lifting in the middle of my room. If you have installed solid wood flooring and you're finding that it's bulging
Apr 15, 2016 The bowing flooring will have problem when doing lacquer coating finish, T&G profile and Installation. Some flooring factory do not working on
Primarily, wood flooring problems can occur when the wood expands and Buckling: This is the most extreme reaction to moisture in a hardwood floor. . The hardwood floor has bowed up in center of room, in same direction as wood.
That being said, water is an insidious foe of wood flooring and even if the polyurethane is in good shape, a continuous drip of water from an unknown source will
Dec 27, 2013 1-912-289-8774 Rob Videon is one of the most respected and certified crawl space and
With proper installation, care and maintenance, a hardwood floor can hold its value for many years. But, changes in temperature and humidity cause wood to
Humidity fluctuations are a big contributor to warped hardwood floors. First, the wood flooring contractor has not tested the moisture content of the floorboards
Jun 2, 2014 The simplest way to think of wood floor cupping is to imagine the edges of each plank sticking up higher than the centers. It ends up looking a
Mar 25, 2014 photo of wood flooring showing cupping It can be surprising how quickly some people in our industry pick out a floor that is not flat. Not long
Jul 18, 2014 Learn 3 simple ways to fix a warp in your hardwood floors. After spending money on flooring that are supposed to be perfectly flat, nothing is If you know that the source of your warping comes from humidity changes or a
Nov 29, 2016 I bought home a sample of engineered wood flooring, wide 9 inch wide planks Is this an indication that there will be warping once the floor is
I received a call recently from a homeowner who had a hardwood flooring problem she suspected was due to moisture in her crawl space. Prior to calling me,
While a small bow may be easily fixable, larger bowed sections of flooring at a 45-degree angle to the boards and gently tapping to remove the old wood.
Scratches and dents are normal and innevitable for all real wood floors. Warping is a term that refers to a plank “cupping” (where the edges of the board are
Nov 12, 2008 As a consultant and author for the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA; www.woodfloors.org), I've made it my business to understand
Why your hardwood floor is warping, and how to deal with it. Cupped flooring looks bad but it's almost always reversible. It can usually be corrected by simply
Jul 26, 2012 how to repair buckled hardwood flooring There is nothing worse than buying a beautiful, new hardwood floor and days later witnessing