Panel Surface Detachment

 

Panel surface (carpet, laminate, vinyl) becoming loose or detached.  

    Causes:
  • Breakdown of glue from using improper cleaning chemicals.
  • Improper maintenance (flooding the floor)
  • Missing edge trim (if vertical instability is present.)
  • Freezing below 32 degrees
  • Rapid increase or decrease in temperature

 

    Consequences:
  • Irreversible panel surface damage
  • Tripping hazard
  • Absence of surface leaves steel surface exposed to cleaning chemicals/water...rust to follow