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Flooring

  • Do Your Homework Before Buying a Green Floor

    If you are building a house, or remodeling, it is a great time to explore green options, including your flooring. Green flooring is never “no impact” or “zero emissions,” but green…

  • How to Care for Terrazo Flooring

    There are many benefits to terrazo flooring but before you choose it as a surface make sure you know what it takes to install and care for it. Terrazo flooring is…

  • How to Care for Brick Flooring

    While brick flooring has been around for millenia as a building material, once it moves inside it does require more maintenance, despite its reputation for strong durability. Brick flooring for indoors…

  • Benefits of Brick Flooring

    Brick flooring has been an appealing aesthetic for centuries, making up the roadways and walkways for cities. Modern times have brought bricks indoors, where they continue to give an appealing aesthetic…

  • An iPhone App You Wood Want

    iPhone apps for the remodeling and diy enthusiast are plentiful. There’s an app to pick a paint color and an app to level a shelf but we recently got a handy…

  • Recycle Your Old Carpet

    Don’t just throw away your old carpet. Check out the Carpet America Recovery Effort and find locations to drop off your carpet for recycling. [via Shelterrific]…

  • Flagstone Kitchen Tiles

    Flagstone is typically used in outdoor applications to create pathways or sometimes patios but this family is using them to tile their kitchen. But what is even more interesting is the…

  • How to Lay a Sub Floor

    Anytime someone is installing new flooring, whether it is carpet, wood, vinyl, or laminate, the floor beneath should be as level as possible. Of course each type of flooring will be…

  • Bamboo: Planet-Friendly Hardwood Floors

    If you’ve just got have hardwood floors but are battling with the eco-friendliness of the decision, we may have an answer for you: bamboo floors. Although the product involves cutting down…

  • Straw Sticks and Bricks

    photo courtesy of Straw Sticks and Bricks After a frustrating search throughout the Midwest for construction materials needed for a straw bale home, Jen Carlson and Josh Shear founded Straw Sticks…

  • Remove and Recycle Old Carpet

    Tearing out old carpet is a quick way to give your room a fresh new look and if you are fortunate enough to live in an older home you may find…