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Posted on August 6, 2023
In the sprawling expanse of Los Angeles, nestled amongst its vast homes and timeless boulevards, an unassuming homeowner has discovered a mysterious force that poses a cautionary tale for all wood floor aficionados, whether in the vast landscapes of America or the historic realms of the United Kingdom.
Walter Moore of Los Angeles awoke one day to a peculiar sight: vibrant orange splotches interspersed across his cherished wooden floors. As these anomalies proliferated, his insurer dispatched a team of experts to delve into this burgeoning mystery. Peeling back layers of history within the timeworn planks of Walter’s venerable residence, they unveiled a sight evoking images of otherworldly encounters. “Beneath the wood, there existed a curious, sprawling growth reminiscent of ancient vines or perhaps an ethereal spider’s web,” recounted Judy, Walter’s wife, her voice tinged with astonishment.
In the end, these curious intruders weren’t from outer space but rather the remnants of an ancient earthbound organism: poria incrassata. This elusive fungus, thriving in dampness and obscurity, possesses a voracious appetite for wood. Emerging in a mere night’s span, this relentless force, if unchecked, has the capability to devour an entire residence in a few fleeting years. While the local news was quick to highlight its disconcerting appetite – Walter ruefully recalled, “It displayed a taste for my sandals!” – they also emphasized its non-threatening nature to humans. However, its propensity to traverse neighborhoods unchecked was cause for concern.
Today, the Moore family finds themselves embroiled in an intricate dance with their insurance agency, striving to secure funds essential for the restoration of their once immaculate floors. A poignant reminder, indeed, for homeowners both here and across the seas: always keep a watchful eye on what lies beneath.
We provide virtually dust-free sanding with our continuous belt machinery with mobile extraction units, giving you a safer environment for your family.
This organic finish not only adds beauty to your home but also has exceptional water-repellent characteristics, making it easier to clean and maintain.
This natural floor finish offers the softest and most mellow appearance – and leaves your floor able to breath.
Using soft buffing machines (and hand-polishing where required) will bring a wonderful sheen to your newly-finished floor.
We offer a full assessment of your wooden floors to determine what repairs are needed to provide the perfect working surface for the later stages of sanding, staining and sealing.
We offer a comprehensive restoration process designed to address floors that are improperly fitted or damaged over time through wear and tear.
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