Installing Hardwood Flooring
Right now your home could be furnished with carpeted floors. Although this is great on bare feet, it shouldn’t mean that you stay away from hardwood floors. Take a minute to inspect the subfloors underneath the carpet: are they made of hardwood or concrete? Here is why you should install hardwood flooring throughout your home.
Hardwood flooring is incredibly durable and beautiful. It is a stunning addition to almost any room, with a variety of colors and grain patterns available that can accent any decor. But when you’re planning your hardwood flooring, remember that it should complement the room not overpower it. Here are some tips to keep in mind … Continue reading
Now that you’ve decided to get new hardwood flooring, you might not know how it is made. There are several different types of wood cuts used for creating hardwood flooring. Let’s learn more about them, starting with why it’s important to understand the different cuts of wood used for your hardwood.
How often do you think about the baseboards a few inches off of your floor? You might never spare them a thought unless you have guests coming over and you need to clean them up. But did you know that when you have to install hardwood floors, getting the baseboard out of the way makes … Continue reading
Among your home remodeling projects this spring, you might be looking to give your garage a facelift. One way to this you might be considering is to install hardwood floors. Even so, you might be looking to save your old hardwood before putting down new layers. Does this mean that you can keep the surplus hardwood … Continue reading
Let’s say that you used to live in an apartment where the floors were all tile or hardwood. These hardwood floors were easy to clean, even though people kept tracking mud and road salt inside because they wouldn’t take their shoes off. Or you pet would always flip over their water bowl while trying to … Continue reading
Now that the new year has arrived, you might decide to try something different with your home’s hardwood floors. If you are interested in installing hardwood floors, then there is one major factor to account for – the subfloor. In case your home’s subfloor is made of concrete, here is what you should do.
Hardwood floors are beautiful additions to any room in your home. However, to ensure they look their best, you should entrust hardwood floor installation to the experts. Even so, if you feel confident enough in yourself as a do-it-yourself wizard, you could always try your hand at this process. Following these tips will help you … Continue reading
How much DIY experience do you have? Do you feel confident you could pull off an extensive project, such as replacing your current floors? If you are considering DIY hardwood floor installation before the winter holidays, there are some things to keep in mind. For instance, you should weigh the advantages and disadvantages of doing … Continue reading
The ancient Greek philosopher Socrates famously proclaimed “Know thyself.” If you plan on installing hardwood floors this fall, you should stop and see if you indeed know yourself. In fact, ask yourself these questions: What does your home look like? How do you plan on staining the floor? What does maintaining it entail? Do people … Continue reading