About Floors / Moisture

  • Health risks of adverse relative humidity

    Relative humidity effects our health, this article explain how, why it is becoming more important, and what you need to do to be able to measure and manage a healthy environment.
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  • Why & When do wooden floors get damaged? - Manage the Risks

    Wooden floors are typically damaged when moisture conditions change. When wood gets damper the wood expands, and when the conditions get drier the wood shrinks and cracks. In order to manage this natural movement of timber it is worth considering the key moments of risk where moisture conditions may change enough to damage the floors. Success of a flooring project depends on managing the key risk times that are as follows:  Manufacture – Has the wood moisture been correctly prepared to match its intended location? Delivery - Are the site conditions in line with the expected in-service conditions? Subfloor -...

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