How Seasonal Changes Affect Wood Treatment, Drying Times

How Seasonal Changes Affect Wood Treatment, Drying Times

By Ron Smith in Industry Information for Lumber Companies & Kiln Dryers Kiln Drying | 0 Comment

Protecting the integrity of the product is a constant concern at any lumber mill. That’s why mill personnel are expected to carefully track wood moisture content and follow dry kiln schedules to the letter. These details require even more attention during transitions between seasons, as temperatures and humidity can vary quickly and unexpectedly, such as […]

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Moisture and Humidity Measurement Still Crucial for Engineered Flooring

By Larry Loffer in Flooring Types Wood Division Knowledge Base | 34 Comments

Written by Wagner Meters, published first by ProInstaller (Summer 2014 issue) Nearly 75 years ago, Swedish wood flooring company Kahrs introduced engineered wood flooring. As an alternative to hardwood floors, engineered wood flooring is comprised of a relatively thin layer of hardwood glued to a core of plywood or some type of fiberboard that’s not […]

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24 Tools For Hardwood Flooring Installation

By Jason Spangler in Moisture Meters Tools / Products Wood Division Knowledge Base | 15 Comments

As with any trade, hardwood flooring professionals need an assortment of tools to install a floor properly, safely, and in a timely manner. The choice of which tools to have on hand, however, can be daunting. While the number of tools is considerable (more than 50, according to the National Wood Flooring Association), here’s a […]

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