The most accurate ground humidity measuring method prior to the flooring installation

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On the seminar of the Guild of the flooring workers was presented one of the most accurate measuring methods for humidity in the foundation. It is more demanding for time but on contrary more accurate.

TRAMEX CMEXpert II Hygro-i

Measuring with a device TramexCmeXpert II is made like this:

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The humidity of the foundation when you install flooring

The humidity of the foundation when you install flooring

It is an important subject and an important problem to focus on while installing the flooring of any kind. Very often it is underestimated from the customers or investors side. Of course everything is alight, as we say, until something happens with the flooring itself.

Higher humidity in the foundation causes foremost not strong enough connection with the subsequent floor layers, later it can be seen as bubbles or deformations on wood flooring etc. Because of these problems it is a duty for every good professional to measure the humidity and acquaint the investor or the supplier of flooring with the results. The humidity of the foundation is important to set the time for installing. If you will stick with the values that are suitable for installing of flooring you can avoid possible future damages.

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Reconstruction of parquet floor in an apartment in block of flats

Reconstruction of old wooden floor

I wrote an article no a long time ago about a topic that some people don’t know they live on scoria and asphalt. Few days ago I had an opportunity to come across scoria, asphalt and Masonite during working on one job. I am not going to repeat known information about how this type of floor can be damaging to your health I just want to share photos from this job so you can imagine what you have under your feet in 21. century.

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What to do in case of flooding of the wood or laminate flooring?

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One of possible accidents in the house or flat is that it can be flooded. The reasons for this are various, damaged valve on water pipes or heating systems, damaged washing machine or dishwasher but also often it can happen that your flat will get flooded by your upstairs neighbors. Murphy’s law in this case is that such thing could happen when you or your neighbor who is flooding your apartment is on vacation. In these cases are the damages most painful. Because of this I suggest you to close the valve for main water pipe every time when you are leaving your home for longer time.

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