Wood Flooring Newsletter – March 2017
Hardwood Floor Acclimation: When Can You Install?
Knowing when hardwood flooring is ready for installation might be likened to a moving target since moisture content will vary several times — from pre-acclimation to finished install. There’s only one way to know for certain when a hardwood floor is ready to install. Read more . . .
5 Challenges Installers May Face with Bamboo Flooring
As an elegant, low-cost, and eco-friendly alternative to traditional hardwood flooring, bamboo flooring makes a great floor. But installers need to be aware of bamboo’s drawbacks — even risks — before installing. Read more . . .
Ambient Conditions and Wood Flooring Movement
Because a wood floor’s moisture content (MC) is always trying to acclimate to its surrounding environment installers need to know when the MC is at the right level for installation to avoid a costly flooring failure. There is, however, a quick, convenient way to know when the timing’s just right. Read more . . .