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How to Fix Peaking or Buckling Floors

As beautiful as hardwood floors are, they require a significant amount of care both during and after installation. Wood reacts to changes in the environment, even if that environment is your home, and its sensitivity can lead to ugly grooves, hills, and valleys undulating across your living room floor. Homeowners . . . Read more

How to Replace Damaged Areas of Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring adds an elegant touch to any home, whether you lay the floor yourself or have original, antique flooring. However, damaged areas of hardwood flooring can not only wreck the aesthetic of the room, but they can also throw your OCD into high gear. Fortunately, replacing damaged areas of . . . Read more

Wood Flooring Issues FAQs

Q. My floors are raised at the seams in one or more areas, creating a lump in the floor. What’s happening? A: If your floors even remotely resemble the photo above, it sounds like your floors are suffering from what we call “Peaking” or “Buckling.” This happens in wood and . . . Read more