Problems with Bamboo Flooring: Water Damage
This entry was posted on November 16, 2015 by chris elliott
Although bamboo flooring is fairly water resistant, it is still at risk of water damage if excessive water is allowed to soak into the planks of flooring. Water damage can cause the bamboo to warp, distort and become discoloured.
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water damaged bamboo flooring[/caption]
How to prevent water damage from occurring
Water damage to your bamboo flooring can be prevented by:
- Wiping away spills immediately
- Asking people to remove any wet footwear before walking on the floor
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wiping away a spill from a bamboo floor[/caption]
How to resolve water damage once it has happened
If your bamboo floor already has signs of water damage then there is little that can be done, other than to remove the flooring, ensure your subfloor is dry and the install new bamboo flooring.