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Moisture Control

August 17, 2018 Published by

By Brett Miller, NWFA If there is one topic that seems to capture the attention of wood flooring professionals everywhere, it is moisture. Too much and wood floors can cup or even buckle. Too little and wood floors can gap or even split. The key to optimum long-term performance is to maintain moisture in just the right balance,… Read More

All about Humidity

November 4, 2015 Published by Leave a comment

Humidification is a popular buzz word, especially this time of the year when we are in the height of the home heating season. Keeping a home properly humidified is critical for many reason, but especially to keep your new floor, whether laminate, engineered solid or wood solid, protected from damage associated with excessively dry conditions…. Read More

Is this a Moisture related problem?

September 4, 2015 Published by Leave a comment

Moisture and humidity are archenemies of flooring, especially hardwood flooring. To learn how to properly advise our end-users, we’ve asked Drew Kern, a NWFA certified flooring inspector to share his views on this matter. Drew advised that many times after getting involved in a claim I hear that a dealer, installer or service rep has… Read More