Tag: humidity

Why Should I Buy A Humidifier?

In most areas of the U.S., it is just not possible to keep indoor relative humidity levels where they need to be for wood flooring without a whole home humidifier. If you’re seeing gaps and hearing squeaks in the colder months, it is probably because the RH levels in your home are not where they …

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Dry Winter = Dry Floor

A dry winter (even if it snows a lot) will always cause a dry floor. Why does this happen? Wood is hygroscopic and seeks to be in equilibrium with the environment it is in. Practically, this means that wood flooring will absorb moisture when there is an excess of it in the air surrounding it. …

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