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- Fiber Saturation Point
When drying or wetting wood, the stage in which the cell walls are full of water and the cell cavities are free of water.
A broad term used to describe a material made from wood and other vegetable fibers glued together with heat and pressure. There are different levels of density and strength known as low, medium, or high density.
- Fire Resistance
A term used to describe the ability of flooring to withstand fire.
- Fire Retardant
A chemical used to make a floor more fire resistant.
- Floating Floor Installation
A common flooring installation method where the floor floats on an underlayment and planks are hooked together in a tongue and groove mechanism. Glue is sometimes used in the seams of the tongue and groove but the flooring is not attached to the subfloor