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Old 12-29-2010, 11:03 PM   #1
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Within floorcovering, in how many ways is moisture a good thing? Thanks in advance for your professionalisim.
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Old 12-29-2010, 11:13 PM   #2
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Let me count the ways

OK, I'm done.
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It's not.
Why do you ask?
As a professional floorman I have a unique perspective, just as all professional floormen should. I'll wait a while to see how the question is answered by professional floormen and then I will explain. Thanks for your interest as it will be rewarded, even if you believe at the present that moisture is not a good thing in some ways.
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Okay, I'll set my head in the noose...

I think equilibrium-a-lized moisture is a good thing. (like that word??? )
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Everybody on this site should be able to answer your question. We are all professionals here!



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Let me count the ways

OK, I'm done.
Then as a professional floorman, I hope to give you new things to consider.
Thanks for responding. Asa professionals, I feel sure it is importaqnt to respect and help each other.
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So what's this reward and new info you are talking about? Quit holding back on the professionals.
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To have no moisture is just as bad as too much. You need to have an equilibrium of moisture balanced to the houses average humidity level. Having a wet basement and a conditioned home will only reek havoc on the floor. When laying the floor you need to test the flooring and the subfloor for moisture content and they should be within a few percent of each other or moisture transfer will occur and the floor will shrink or expand causing problems either way.

If you have an old floor and it has gaps adding moisture to the room can lessen the gaps by expanding each of the floorboards.
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As a professional floorman I have a unique perspective, just as all professional floormen should. I'll wait a while to see how the question is answered by professional floormen and then I will explain. Thanks for your interest as it will be rewarded, even if you believe at the present that moisture is not a good thing in some ways.

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Old 12-29-2010, 11:33 PM   #11
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You gauh some 'splainen ta do now.

On with it man.

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Okay, I'll set my head in the noose...

I think equilibrium-a-lized moisture is a good thing. (like that word??? )
Hence, the question becomes why. Yes, your new word is interresting.
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So what's this reward and new info you are talking about? Quit holding back on the professionals.
A post above and one below seem to realize that moisture can be a good thing. While I can prove such, is it not better is they figure it out?

Giving away knowledge is never appreciated, while helping others to discover for. Themselves is. Please allow for such, thank you.
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We pretty much just want to know if you know the answers.
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A post above and one below seem to realize that moisture can be a good thing. While I can prove such, is it not better is they figure it out?

Giving away knowledge is never appreciated, while helping others to discover for. Themselves is. Please allow for such, thank you.
What is this, 20 questions?

Oh, and Angus I guess he told you a thing or 2!
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We pretty much just want to know if you know the answers.
Or if you really know anything?
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A post above and one below seem to realize that moisture can be a good thing. While I can prove such, is it not better is they figure it out?

Giving away knowledge is never appreciated, while helping others to discover for. Themselves is. Please allow for such, thank you.
I understand. My basement carpeting sucks. I'm hoping for a sump pump failure so I can get the insurance to replace it. The insurance Co can find out the hard way too!
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Well, I was going to respond but then I realized I wasn't a professional.
Hey Leo, could you please delete this post?
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Must be trying his hand at flooring now. needs to know the in's and out's so he can be an overnight expert. You should watch HGTV, lots of tips for people like yourself.
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Hence, the question becomes why.
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