Dec , Read tips from Moms Clean Air Force on finding non toxic flooring for your home Laminate flooring is a synthetic product made to look like real wood A recent study found that most vinyl flooring, made from reprocessed plastic, contained toxic phthalates, lead, cadmium, brominated flame retardants,
Sep , I love the look of warm wood and the trim adds that to our home Along with the floors, it ads character and interest and history to the house Almost every visitor we have comments on how nice it looks It s huge! Our baseboards are inches tall and the molding around the windows is inches plus the
A floor with a penetrating finish will have more of a matte finish and you may be able to feel the grain of the woodthese floors are protected by the oil or wax that has sunk into the wood, like oil Penetrating finishes include resins or sealers such as Danish oils and penetrating seals, and oil finishes such as linseed oil and
Dec , As a brief primer, my ENTIRE house has exposed concrete floors and with the careful placement of a rug here, a chair there, they look all right And by all right They had put up some plastic to protect the walls and they had made the initial top coat of the concrete on the left hand side of the picture above.
Oct , I didn t even want to look at the vinyl flooring options because I had that image in my head of the ugly old vinyl squares that I couldn t get rid of I sales rep pulled Tack is a small piece of wood strip that has nails on both ends to grab the carpet and hold it in place Recycle Project Plastic Bag Curtains.
Jan , Not only did we look at the environmental aspect of each flooring choice but we also took into account durability and cost It wasn t easy Listed below were At the time, FSC flooring was twice the price of regular oak flooring We sourced the wood floors from the United States Note, we don t have dogs so
May , Remove the plastic sheeting, and then vacuum again Be thorough You don t want dust getting into your finish Stain and finish If you choose to stain the wood, that s the next step Liquid, oil based stains are typically used for hardwood floors, since they re easy to apply and don t raise the grain.
Jul , A Hard Look at Recycled Plastic for the Home Pros Unlike wood, recycled plastic products never rot, encourage mold growth or need paint or toxic preservatives Recycled plastic has come a Used predominantly in flooring and building materials, PVC is highly durable and has good fire resistance.
Feb , I find this curious Laminate flooring tries hard to look like wood and you mentioned that vinyl flooring doesn t look like laminate Does the vinyl flooring look like plastic Also flooring is a dynamic part of any room and people look closely at flooring as it is part of decor Reply Jessica @ Cutesy Crafts says.
Feb , I m d n to the weathered plank look in grayer tones, and the ones that look and feel more like wood are favored are vinyl plank products, waterproof instead of water resistant so great for kitchens and bathrooms, but some of the cheaper ones are thin, lack warmth, and feel more like plastic to the touch.
Jun , This is how I removed the rubber latex backing from a rug that was stuck down to my hardwood flooring It s a sea grass rug and I loved the look of the rug, though it was never especially comfortable to walk on It wasn t painful to to take on I guess plastic rubber foam are all bad stuff to put on wood!!
Feb , Have you ever tried to get a running start and slide across a smooth, wooden floor while wearing socks What happens if you Some combinations of surfaces, such as socks on a wooden floor, produce very little friction Can you guess whether a surface will have high or low friction just by looking at it