Acclimation - General Conditions


  • The flooring should be stored in the rooms in which it will be installed. 
  • Allow 3-5 days of acclimation time for engineered wood flooring depending on weather conditions. 
  • Allow 7-10 days of acclimation time for solid wood flooring depending on weather conditions. 
  • Breaking the floor units into small lots and/or opening can facilitate acclimation. 
  • Acclimation is very important, especially when installing in a vacant home. 
  • Acclimation of flooring must be done in an area which the temperature and humidity are maintained at or near the normal living conditions.