Wood Floor Covering has been around almost as long as dirt, and today requires an exacting understanding of the materials, related chemicals, installation protocols, site conditions and the industry standards. Wood flooring products can be found in retail stores, commercial offices, gymnasiums, hotels, museums, and residences.
The complexities of wood flooring system are specific to what type of wood flooring, the thickness, the width, the species, and the manufacturing method. Included in this mix are solid woods, engineered woods, cork, engineered grass, and plastic laminates. The variability in site conditions and sub-structures must be in balanced with the floor-covering material.
Wood flooring products are highly sensitive to the presence of moisture. Interior Specifications is licensed to provide all of the required testing related to moisture. This includes ASTM F1869, ASTM F2420 and ASTM F2170, electronic impedance, and bond test evaluations
As a member of the National Wood Flooring Association, Interior Specifications is kept up to date with changes in the industry. Also, Interior Specifications keeps an extensive library of standards and instructions for the installation of these materials. The years of training by wood flooring manufacturers and distributors, the exposure to the design process (as a member of the Board of Directors of the Society of American Registered Architects), and 35 years as a licensed floor-covering contractor, has made a complete package.
Interior Specifications has provided expertise on materials and installation for use in commercial offices, multi-family residential projects, retail stores and athletic facilities, dance studios, and schools. Interior Specifications has provided wood related flooring specifications to, The GAP, Banana Republic, Macy’s, Finish Line, Gymboree, 24 Fitness, Barstow College, City of Los Vegas, City of Orange, City of Huntington Beach, UCLA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Kirov Ballet, Dance School of the Pacific and The American Institute of Architecture.
For 13 years, Interior Specifications has been the industry expert for wood floor failures for the California State Contractors License Board, and the California Attorney General.
Is this cupping of solid wood due to moisture? NO, it is due to sunlight.
Is this repair acceptable?