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  1. Flooring
    Hi everyone, I have a house built in the 60s here in Southern California San Fernando Valley. Temperature can get over 110 F some days. The house is raised foundation with wood floors installed over planks, see photo, in the bedrooms. Rest of the house has tiles installed over the same wood...
  2. Flooring
    I had new Kronotex designer series laminate flooring installed in my kitchen and dining room recently. After 6 weeks two places of the floor, which is installed on top of sheet vinyl on a slab, is buckling in two places. The installer can't be reached by phone but I'm still trying. The laminate...
  3. Roofing/Siding
    I bought a house that needed a new roof last April, and had a contractor install it in May (10 months ago). I'm in Wisconsin, and now that the snow is melted my husband and I noticed that a part of the shingles are buckling in an area. My husband got up on the roof and pushed on it, and he...
  4. Carpentry
    The floors in my (rented) townhouse are going seriously fun house on me. I have to brace and shim everything due to severe slant of the floors away from the wall, I'm talking a good three inch gap on a six foot tall cabinet. But now it seems like parts of the floors are dipping and buckling...
  5. Flooring
    My house is over 40 years old. We live in Upstate NY and have a full, unfinished basement. About 10 years ago, we remodeled our kitchen, and a couple of years later, our hardwood floor in our family room (off the kitchen) began to buckle in the summer. It returns to normal in the winter. On...
  6. Flooring
    Hey there. We had hardwoods installed in the entire downstairs of our condo. The wood is buckling in the downstairs bathroom, and the epicenter of the moisture appears to be in front of the toilet. We have ruled out all plumbing problems or even a roof leak. I've had a multitude of...
  7. Flooring
    I have an older 1955 home (in N. Texas) that was completely remodeled by the previous owner (a home inspector) back in 2001-2002. The majority of this 1600 sq ft home is done in 3/4" solid red oak flooring, some of it (about 25%) is the original oak flooring. Over the last 2 years the floor has...
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