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Acclimate engineered bamboo?

Posted by zfrankle (My Page) on
Mon, Feb 28, 11 at 17:49

Does anyone know if I need to acclimate engineered bamboo before installing, and for how long? It's Teragen Synergy, a floating installation, in the NY area.
TIA


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RE: Acclimate engineered bamboo?

almost all wodd products should be acclimated. Its not a matter of for how long. Whats important is the moisture content of the wood vs the mc of the subfloor. Ideally they should be no more than a 4% difference if I remember correctly.


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RE: Acclimate engineered bamboo?

Thanks, Boxer. There's no subfloor per se, it's a concrete slab. (high-rise condo) My main concern is the part by the door to the balcony - that's where you get a temperature drop, and also where the radiators are located. The existing loor (cheap parquet) warped a bit in that area. Don't know if the bamboo will do the same thing.


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