Summer is here and it's not a Chicago summer without some heat that comes from nowhere. To top it off, we have awful humidity that makes it hard to breathe. Humidity makes everything sticky, but it can also have some very serious repercussions on your hardwood floors. We want to give you some basic advice when it comes to hardwood flooring in the summer so you can avoid cupping in your hardwood floors. Moisture is a hardwood floor's worst nightmare, so it's important to understand how you can minimize the moisture inside of your home during these summer months in order to prolong the life of your beautiful hardwood floors.