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    Oak floor raised after flood


    Oak floor slats have bowed after a small flood and need to be levelled off ay idea please?

    Asked by Frances on 6th Apr 2021
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    M L R Carpentry

    "You need to lift the floor and dry it out then sand the boards then refit when the area is dry. Check with a damp meter must be below 7% on the meter"

    Answered on 17th May 2021 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    Friends 4u ltd

    "Automatic grinding with a machine with fine abrasiveness, preferably a grain size of 160"

    Answered on 15th Apr 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
    Croydon Handyman

    "If the bow is only slight then a power sander can be used to level, if the bow is bad then best to lift boards and level the floor frame with a planer before reattaching the floor boards."

    Answered on 4th Jan 2022 - Member since Feb 2018 - report
    Romans Emporium

    "Possibly swollen, and more likely must be replaced by new pieces."

    Answered on 24th Mar 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report

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