Common Laminate Flooring Issues
Typical issue caused by excessive moisture, improper cleaning, aggressive tapping during installation no moisture barrier
Screw through laminate inhibits floors ability to float. This can cause the floor to buckle and separation of joints.
Joints too close together affects the stability of laminate flooring and ultimately causes damage to the locking profiles.
Typical issue caused by excessive moisture from below, standing water, improper cleaning, aggressive tapping during installation or no moisture barrier
Typical damage from locally caused event such as the dropping of a heavy item on to the surface of the floor.
Typical issue from such things as improper installation, subfloor not flat, missing vapor barrier or covering too large of an expanse without a transition.
Typical issue related to moisture imbalance, usually due to absence of vapor barrier. Sometimes related to inadequate expansion space.