While laminate flooring is easy to maintain and resistant to many problems, laminate floor water damage can be caused by excessive moisture. Follow these guidelines to repair and prevent damage to your floor. Determine the affected planks and begin the task of removing them.
Half the floor is water damaged after someone used too much water to mop (and let the water stand). I show how to fix water damaged laminate flooring. I made this video showing how I replaced some warped laminate floor boards in our kitchen.
Furthermore, it requires so much less maintenance than other types of flooring like carpet and. Laminate flooring is easy to maintain. You can fix minor chips and scratches in a laminate floor with filler products from the home center (see below). But if the damage is severe, you have to replace the plank (you did save a few from the installation, right?).
How can you fix water – damaged laminate? Alternately, direct water damage can cause “bubbling” around the edges of the planks. This is caused by water or other liquid seeping into the laminate flooring joints, where the locking system connects.
Damage like this can also be caused from too much humidity in the air. (more…)