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Lamanite wood floor can you seal it?

Our wood laminate floor is warping due to any kind of moisture. Is there a sealant out there that we can use to seal it?

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No. It won't work even if you can find one. Laminate flooring has a HDF (high density fibre) core which is very susceptible to moisture. Once it warps, it cannot go back to its normal flat state. The proper way to fix it is to replace the warped boards. There are some laminate flooring with a wax coating in the market. The wax give it some degree of protection against water and moisture when it's new. The coating may wear off after a few years. Hope this helps. Joseph of Tip Top Floors (http://www.tiptopfloors.com.au)

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