Q: I recently had a plumbing problem under the kitchen sink. Now there is some water underneath the wood laminate flooring (about a 3’x3′ area). I’ve noticed slight swelling in between the planks.
What’s the best way to dry that out?
A: A dehumidifier and fan will help. You may have to remove the panels that have curled edges.
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