Why are my hardwood floors gapping? Understanding the difference between normal seasonal gapping and a more serious problem.

Do you notice gaps in your flooring during the colder months? Don’t panic. All flooring types are susceptible to seasonal expansion and contraction, and your flooring contractor should have installed your flooring in a way to allow for it. Solid hardwood floors are particularly susceptible to seasonal expansion and contraction because wood is an organic material that will react to humidity and temperature changes within its environment.

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