Feb , Hardwood, as a natural flooring material, is affected by extremes of damp or dryness, so try to keep your indoor relative humidity between and percent Installing it below grade in A moisture barrier or underlayment beneath and proper sealing on top will safeguard your tile floor Tile tends to be cool
Jul , Years ago when I decided to paint the floors in my summer house, people were shocked Bare wood floors were so chic and such a staple of s style, that painting them over and covering them up seemed sacrilegious It seemed easy to maintain, and removed all hint of preciousness to the floors.
Aug , wood porcelain plank tile demo and installation Tile removal is a lot harder, first just getting the tiles off the floor takes strong tools and muscles We re thrilled so far with how it looks in the house, we re getting everything we want, a wood look product in a cool contemporary porcelain tile with a
You will need to remove the old flooring, check the subfloor for any damage and repair if necessary, lay down the backer board and secure it, lay the tile, then finally grout it It is definitely a process! Real wood flooring is not an inexpensive choice for flooring though, depending on the size of the room However, it is fairly
Feb , I lived with carpeting for years in our house and I was SOOOO glad when I finally convinced my husband to get rid of it and get wood We went with Engineered I live in Florida and we have engineered bamboo floors (mid tone) throughout the house with slate tile in the kitchen, baths, front entry, etc.
Feb , After a lot of shopping around, and educating ourselves on wood floors, we decided on glued down engineered hardwood They are Oh! And thanks to many of your clever suggestionswe raised the tile on the little sliver of wall by the cabinets, so it matches the level of the tile behind the cooktop Love it!
Mar , Finally, a way to have the look and convenience of hardwood flooring over carpet of any kind! Wood laminate flooring directly over the carpet I was bracing myself to spend more than , to try and lay interlocking tiles (×) over the carpet (that could end up leaking and not lie flat on carpeting)
Laying a tile floor is not as hard as you might think and can save the expense of having it professionally installed Read this article to find out everything out frequently and keep the water clean Using a damp sponge to remove excess grout from tile Prefinished engineered wood flooring Laying Wood Flooring Over Tile.
Jun , This video is part of a series documenting the construction of a spec home We re installing the flooring and tile In this video, I discuss Engineered Wo
Jun , When we bought this house the common areas had two different types of flooring tile and wood Our goal was to get rid of all the tile and have wood throughout the main areas of the house But It was worth it because we now have brand new engineered hardwood floors and I am in lurve love LOVE.
When a ceramic floor tile becomes cracked, replace it by removing the broken tile and installing a new one To replace a cracked ceramic floor tile Remove Grout Use a hammer and narrow chisel to remove the grout around the broken tile, being careful not to damage the tile around it Remove Tile Insert a chisel under the
Sep , I d say the one issue with ceramic tile is the grout I would choose a dark grout so it doesn t show the dirt But sealing it every couple of years can keep it looking clean Here are a few flooring ideas that I found while I was searching French Oak Engineered Hardwood Flooring Color Tobacco Flooring Ideas
Dec , There are a few safer carpet options available, but there are also alternatives to carpet including tile, hardwood, linoleum and vinyl news for consumers major retailers including Lumber Liquidators, Home Depot, Menards and Lowe s are all taking steps to remove toxic phthalates from their vinyl flooring.
Jun , Protecting your hardwood floors from a day to day basis To protect your floors from getting scratched daily, consider using cloth furniture protectors under the feet or legs of your tables, chairs, and heavy furniture Also consider removing shoes, especially high heels and shoes that can scuff and scratch the