Go to any installer who’s been in the industry for a while and ask them the biggest issue that can lead to a flooring failure. Chances are, they’ll tell you the culprit is moisture. For this article, the first of our two-part look at moisture mitigation, we asked manufacturers to share projects that incorporated moisture mitigation in their planning and execution. Next month we’ll speak directly with contractors, discussing their personal experiences in encountering and dealing with moisture problems on the jobsite.
As part of the prize for winning Bostik’s The Art of Hardwood Flooring Design contest in 2017, interior designer Jennifer Sheets had her interlocking, geometric design installed at Bavette’s Steakhouse at Park MGM Resort in Las Vegas. The steakhouse also required leveling of the existing concrete slab to accept the custom hardwood flooring installation.