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Why Is My Floor Bubbling?

Why Is My Floor Bubbling?

We’ve recently been getting a lot of questions about floor bubbling. The questions range from what causes it, to how to fix it. We’re here to help you prevent and fix floor bubbles and buckling with this article! Moisture and Laminate Flooring: The Basics The wood materials in the laminate flooring expand and contract with moisture. Humidity is one of the ways that ... Read More »

I Live In Florida And I Want Hardwood Floors. Recommendations?

I Live In Florida And I Want Hardwood Floors. Recommendations?

Dear James, We’re really glad you came to us with this question! Since you live in Florida, you know the climate and the humidity can fluctuate drastically. Choosing the correct hardwood flooring type is essential to having a beautiful flooring that will last! Choose Engineered Hardwood Due to temperature fluctuations, we would recommend an engineered hardwood due to the stability and ... Read More »

What Are Some of the Dangers of Hardwood Floors and Moisture?

What Are Some of the Dangers of Hardwood Floors and Moisture?

Dear Sandy, Your sister is right. Moisture poses a huge threat to hardwood floors. Basements are especially prone to damage from water seeping through the subfloor or high humidity levels. Here’s why: Hardwood is moisture loving. If there is extra moisture on the floor or in the air, in the form of humidity, hardwood flooring will do it’s best to ... Read More »

What is the Moisture Content of Hardwood Flooring

What is the Moisture Content of Hardwood Flooring

Dear Alex, Arkansas is a beautiful part of the country. However, summer time can skyrocket humidity levels. When humidity makes the air so thick your pants stick to your skin and you never seem to fully dry off after your daily shower, you realize just how much moisture is in the air. You’re right to be concerned about how this ... Read More »

Humidity and Laminate Flooring: What You need to Know

Humidity and Laminate Flooring: What You need to Know

You might already know that water and laminate flooring don’t mix, but what about humidity and laminate flooring? The wood materials in the laminate flooring expand and contract with moisture. Depending on how humid your home is, the flooring could change widths. Too much humidity could impact your floors integrity if it’s not installed correctly. Manufacturers generally recommend that you ... Read More »