Avoid Common Callbacks with Imported Species
By Kim M. Wahlgren – Hardwood Floors Magazine June/July 2010
Installing wood flooring may not be rocket science, but there’s a lot that can go wrong anyway. Different job sites, changing moisture conditions and difficult customers can all make day-to-day life as a contractor more ... well, challenging. Throw a multitude of exotic species into the mix, and the likelihood of problems seems to increase exponentially.Sourced from all corners of the Earth, today’s wood flooring doesn’t always behave the way we expect wood flooring to, and that can cause major headaches. Here are some of the most common reasons contractors get called back to the job site after installing exotics, and how to (try to) avoid them in the first place.