Asked by: Nancy Vornweg
asked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd January, 2020

What happens if you don't let laminate floor acclimate?

However, they won't tell you that if you don't acclimate your laminate floors you will most likely be voiding your warranty. If you take the laminate hardwood floors from a hot, dry warehouse and put them in your cool, damp home there is a chance the humidity in your home will cause the laminate to grow a little bit.

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Moreover, do you have to let laminate floor acclimate?

Laminate flooring material needs to acclimate (adjust) to the moisture and temperature conditions of the installation environment for 24 to 72 hours (depending on the product) before it can be installed.

Similarly, can you stack laminate flooring to acclimate? Temperature and humidity can affect flooring planks. Acclimate the flooring in the house for 48 hours before installation. Stack the laminate flooring being used flat on the floor. Remove any plastic wrapping from the boxes and leave air space around each box to allow air to freely circulate around them.

Similarly one may ask, how long does laminate flooring need to acclimate?

two to three days

Can you put heavy furniture on laminate flooring?

Though the laminate flooring is not connected to the original flooring, it cannot be shifted or damaged by heavy furniture as long as the furniture is prepared and moved properly. If the furniture is not handled with care, the flooring can be chipped, scratched, cracked or dented.

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