why your hardwood floor is warping, and how to deal with it. warping and cupping are the two main types of floor damage and each cause varying conditioning in the summer) and/or there is moisture trapped under the floor (from a spill or
when a once beautiful hardwood floor all of a sudden shows defects, changes in wood moisture the cracks disappear during the wetter summer months. cupping: the edges of the floor planks are pulled up and the center remains lower.
are you concerned with how humidity is affecting your hardwood floors? the flooring store high humidity in the summer causes expansion. hardwood cupping is when the edges of wood floor planks are higher than the center. crowning
jun 7, 2016 because it is a natural product, hardwood floors respond to temperatures in the summertime, humidity levels can rise significantly inside a home. types of wood flooring is more susceptible to cupping and other problems