Hardwood Flooring Problem?


Let's get to the bottom of it.

The Basics - Where Flooring Failure Begins

However the damage to your floors may appear today, it began at one of these 4 stages.


A good contractor selects wood products that are free from visible defects, however some manufacturing issues defy immediate detection.


Faulty floor preparation, inadequate moisture protection, improper wood curing and defective fastening can cause all manner of flooring problems.


Successful sanding and finishing requires skill, experience and a keen eye for detail. Much can go awry during such exacting procedures.


Not adhering to manufacturer's maintenance guidelines can do more than invalidate warranties, it can devaluate property investments.

Common Hardwood Flooring Issues

"In this business, a big part of the contractor's job is ensuring that the flooring products clients choose are compatible with the environment in which they are to be installed. In the modern world of flooring there is no shortage of products. Often flooring is chosen solely for its appearance. But the structural nature of each product is crucial. There are solids, engineered, unfinished, prefinished and more. The style of installation ie: glued, nailed or floating, is crucial also. What type of use will the floor experience, kids, pets, etc? Is sound proofing required? Is there radiant heat in the floor system? These are some of the things to consider to ensure good performance of your wood floor." --- Bryan McCue

#1. Buckling

#2 Crowning

#3 Cupping

#4. Abnormal Gaps

#5. Chatter Marks

#6. Greenhouse Effect

About Floorensiks

  • Floorensiks owner, Bryan McCue

    Floorensiks owner Bryan McCue...

    ...conducts between 75 and 100 wood flooring inspections every year. He has 30 years experience in the wood flooring industry and is triple certified by the NWFA as an inspector, installer and sander / finisher.

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    Floorensiks Has Conducted State Sanctioned NWFA Inspections On Behalf Of:

    ...manufacturers, dealers, installation companies, property owners, condominium owners, lease holders & apartment dwellers, architects, contractors, builders and attorneys.

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    A Recognized Pioneer in the Field,

    • ...Bryan McCue is also qualified to appear as an expert witness in all legal venues.

  • Readable, Informative Reports

    Readable, Informative Reports

    Bryan is a meticulous report writer, trained to provide accurate, clear and useful information.

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