Hardwood Floors and Humidity
March 15, 2017
What you Need to Know
Checking, cupping, and gapping. These are words you never want to hear when talking about your hardwood floors. Hardwood floors are a natural product and are sensitive to humidity as it absorbs and loses moisture when it reacts to its surrounding environment. Keeping humidity levels in check will prevent potential damage to your floor. Here are images of hardwood floors that have been affected by some form of humidity:
Checking consist of fine hairline cracks running along the grain on the surface of the wood flooring.