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An ice cube scooted across the kitchen floor unnoticed until

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An ice cube scooted across the kitchen floor unnoticed until several hours later when I stepped in the water. It had landed on a seam in the laminate flooring, and now it is curled up around the edges. Is there anything I can do besides replace these pieces?

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In most cases, if the curling is minor, the curling will go away after the floor has dried out completely. This can take a week or more depending on weather conditions. So the best thing you can do is avoid walking on the curled section until it returns to normal

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Your answer was for me to wait and see if the curling diminished. The curling is still the same as it was before I contacted you. I do not walk on it since it is almost under the table.

It can take quite a while for the flooring to return to normal particularly if the weather/air isn't very dry. In a case like this it's best to wait it out rather than pursue the much more drastic option which is cutting out and replacing the damaged section.

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