A lot of consideration needs to go into the flooring you choose for your home. Other than considering your personal design aesthetic and the use of the space, you have to think about what’s going to work best for you and your family – especially when it comes to refinishing, […]
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We’ve got to hand it to the House Obsession, their kitchen remodel is spectacular! We particularly like the wide-plank wood flooring and the tile walls.
This houseblogger is going through the process of using salvaged flooring for their back porch. They will be using vertical grain fir tongue and groove flooring, like the original 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 have its own varying degree of flexibility according to the material, and for small trouble areas, a cement patch […]
You may think that staining wood is an inexact science but there is a method to the madness. Understanding the type of wood you are working with as well as the technique used to apply the stain can alter the color of the stain dramatically. Here are some tips to […]
This month’s Domino magazine unveils their green list and recognizes five companies who specialize in reclaimed wood which can be used for flooring, siding, or other home building needs. These woods come from old barns, industrial buildings, railroads, and any other site where quality lumber is being disposed. Some of […]
One of the more active discussions on the Houseblogs community website is which vacuum is best for hardwood floors. We’ve waxed poetic before about our Oreck XL Deluxe as we think it works well on our hardwood and transitions nicely to our rugs and carpeted areas. Regardless of surface, what’s […]
When considering a subfloor the best option is usually a tongue-and-groove edged board. These are the easiest to install and don’t require additionally blocking. They can be used under carpet, tile, or wood flooring. Solid subfloors make for happy feet [Inman News] Tongue-and-Groove Flooring [CanPly]
Squeaky wood floors are charming at first in an old building but living with them can be irritating. Natural Handyman has some fixes that should muzzle your creaky floorboards. All Those Squeaks Just Floor Me! [Natural Handyman]