WATER DAMAGE ON HARDWOOD FLOORS
Time is of the essence when you have water damage to wooden floors in your home. When water damage is present in your wood floors, your response in the 24 hours (or less) are the most critical to avoiding long-term damage. Even minor spills should be cleaned up right away using an absorbent towel or some paper towels. If your spill is overwhelming or in any way destructive, or you’ve experienced a flood in your home, call a hardwood floor expert—like us!
Warning Signs of Water Damage to Hardwood Floors
Water damage in hardwood floors can sometimes go undetected. When you notice that there may be something off about your hardwood floor, damage has already been done. If you notice any of the following warning signs, you may have delayed water damage to your hardwood floors:
Your wood floors begin to cup or buckle or warp
The finish on your hardwood floors shows stains or spots where water has gotten into the wood
Especially if stains are dark or black
Your hardwood floors feel damp
You notice mold growth on your hardwood floors
“Unfortunately, by the time a homeowner calls us for help about water damage to their hardwood floors, the problem will almost always require refinishing and/or the replacement of some – or all – of the damaged wood.”
– Sandra Burnett, Floors Etc. President
Floors Etc. is the Houston's trusted hardwood floor specialist.
If your wood floors have water damage, let us help!