Hardwood Floor Humidity Control Tips
Maintaining proper humidity level is key to keeping your hardwood floor in tip top shape
Use a hygrometer to measure seasonal changes in relative humidity levels
Relative humidity levels in the home should remain consistent throughout the year within the range of 40%-50%
In the summer excessive humidity can cause hardwood boards swell and cup.
Use air conditioning or a dehumidifier to lower humidity to proper levels
In the winter excessive dryness can cause wood floor to shrink creating gaps .between floor boards. Use a humidifier to increase humidity to proper levels