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Tip #97. What preparation steps should be taken prior to installation of a hardwood floor?
All recommendations of the hardwood flooring manufacturer should be followed to ensure warranty eligibility. Other steps include ensuring that waterproofing and structural repairs have been performed. If the choice is made prior to pouring the slab, request porous backfill, use a water vapor barrier, and install a sump pump system. All these items minimize water vapor penetration.