All About the Wood Floor Moisture Problems
When you work to avoid wood floor moisture, there are several layers that could contribute to the moisture problems as what discussed as well by Todd Shupe LSU. Just acclimating as well as installing flooring product on its own is just one of the many steps that have to be done to effectively and successfully install wood flooring products.
If for example that the wood floor is installed over concrete slab, this is regardless if there’s a separate subfloor, the moisture picture in concrete slab may bring some issues on the finished flooring. It is imperative that the slab is completely dried to be able to finish the specifications or else the moisture will keep causing problems on the concrete surface that can cause wood warping, cupping or even adhesive failure.
Todd Shupe LSU discussed that if the older slab started developing moist patches or cracks, it is enough to work their way to surface and provide a way for the moisture to compromise the wood flooring. Basically, even with the usual vapor barrier, it would not stop moisture to create problem if the slab is not dried properly. For this, it …