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10 Chores You Can Whip Through During Commercials
"those commercial breaks, I’d never get any of my chores done,” she explained. “When... Before TiVo commercial breaks occurred about every 15 minutes and, according to Chuck Woolery... through the commercials. Instead, run out of the room and get a chore done. Here are... to skip commercials. belisima, I cannot enjoy it with all the commercials either, but... thought "commercials? who waits for commercials anymore?" and was flabbergasted to see..."
Building on a Budget? Think ‘Unfitted’
Prefab buildings and commercial fittings help cut the cost of housing and give you a space that’s more flexible
"buildings and commercial fittings help cut the cost of housing and give you a space that’s... sketched a floor plan on a napkin, I have dreamed of designing and building my own home... closets), the floor space you see is the floor space you get to live in. Now living in Europe... upper floors are cheaper than building bigger on the first floor but may increase... owner of a commercial kitchen in a hard water area, I can tell you all of that stainless..."
Vinegar and Voilà: Clean Your House the Natural Way
"h the commercial cleaners for nontoxic, inexpensive and versatile white vinegar... by the flooring company that installed my hardwood floors NOT to use vinegar for cleaning... hardwood floors, but the same flooring people said that is a big no-no as the steam... clear floor wax should shine them up again. Try newspaper instead of a cloth with... hardwood floors but not for marble or limestone. It works on grout but not if your tiles..."
Timeline of American House Styles
"Super Bowl commercials, a visual narrative of American home design... show and commercials as well. In fact, there have been Superbowl games when the half... or the commercials are a whole lot better than the game. Interestingly, there were... several commercials by the likes of Chrysler, Budweiser and the NFL that featured a... The open floor plan features a concrete floor with radiate heating, energy efficient..."
My Houzz: Quality Shows in a Contemporary Dutch Home
"this once-commercial space in the Netherlands... wooden floor upstairs looks great. I don't get the reasoning behind having unpainted... Re-purposing commercial space into modern living space must have been challenging. I say... bottom floor? Ridiculous! I'd be more concerned with the fact that a lot of money... on the floor being diapered.....my mom would have killed herself in the old age of... bottom floor and thru the adjacent uncovered windows! Are they up there having private..."
Design Workshop: Put Industrial Mesh to Work Around the Home
From open gratings to fine weaves, commercial metal mesh is a durable and beautiful choice for residences too
"weaves, commercial metal mesh is a durable and beautiful choice for residences too... years of commercial service. And if it can withstand the rigors of the commercial e... those floors! Great ideas in general. La banca Great ideabook. I have been toying... balcony flooring? A grid with slanted panels, perhaps? Yes, yes, yes, more of those... into the floor plan. The more precise and refined the look, the more expensive it will..."
7 Kitchen Flooring Materials to Boost Your Cooking Comfort
Give your joints a break while you're standing at the stove, with these resilient and beautiful materials for kitchen floors
"concrete floors in kitchens, but concrete — along with other nonresilient floor surfaces... a hard flooring material in their kitchen because of the subsequent knee, hip or back... kitchen flooring types available that are as functional as they are good-looking.... underneath a commercial vinyl flooring. I have chosen hardwood flooring for the whole house... rubber flooring for the entire bathroom floor, including the shower area (no threshold)..."
What to Know Before Refinishing Your Floors
Learn costs and other important details about renewing a hardwood floor — and the one mistake you should avoid
"hardwood floor — and the one mistake you should avoid... of your floors to sand them. If your home has heat registers in the floor, remove a... hardwood floors start showing their age; scratches, dullness and discoloring are the... hardwood floor can be sanded about six to eight times during its lifetime. So unless... your wood floors can be brought back to life. You need at least 1/32 of an inch of wood... professional floor refinisher to appraise the situation. You can’t refinish laminated wood..."
Make Your Floors Terrific With Terrazzo
Durable, sanitary and unique, this bespeckled surface is a winner for floors, walls, countertops and sinks
"winner for floors, walls, countertops and sinks... terrazzo flooring peaked in the 1950s and 1960s as an economical option for slab co... terrazzo flooring often, as well as specially designed commercial vinyl flooring with... terrazzo floor for commercial applications- had not ever really considered it for a... kitchen floor- and yes my floor is a cement slab. "The slab also includes hydronic... of the flooring or the fact that there's an inch of grime on the floor? Wow. $94..."
The Upstairs-Downstairs Connection: Picking the Right Stair Treatment
Carpeting, runner or bare wood? Check out these ideas for matching your staircase floor treatment to upstairs and downstairs flooring
"staircase floor treatment to upstairs and downstairs flooring... different floor treatments as well. If you have the same flooring on both levels, or... have hard flooring, can you still carpet the stairs? And what if the upstairs is carpeted... downstairs floors are painted a warm dark cocoa grey, and our upstairs is carpeted, so... used a commercial carpet for its sturdy durability. 7 years later, we are still pleased..."
Will Cork Float for Your Bathroom Floor?
Get the facts on advantages, disadvantages, costs and installation to see if a cork bathroom floor is right for you
"bathroom floor is right for you... bathroom floor: price, aesthetic, installation, maintenance, sustainability and more... of cork flooring, to help you decide if it's a good fit for your bathroom. Could this... up my floors. With the owner's permission, I actually rented a commercial (wood)... get cork flooring. I loved my cork floor BUT it got water damaged 6 months after we... lovely commercial grade cork floor in my art studio space which was adjacent to the..."
Try DIY Plywood Flooring for High Gloss, Low Cost
Yup, you heard right. Laid down and shined up, plywood can run with the big flooring boys at an affordable price
"the big flooring boys at an affordable price... and warm floor for their master bedroom. Project: Plywood flooring for a bedroom Location:... on the floor of a Hawaiian beach shop. Instantly falling in love with its warm and... practical flooring choice. While Dalley and Bath didn't want to install it in a high-traffic... the sub floor, our's real wood sub floor), total close to $1800. We talked with contractors..."
8 Inventive Kitchen Floor Treatments
"fresh flooring concepts simmer in the back of your head as you plan your kitchen... kitchen floors look far beyond the standard hardwood that we've all gotten used to... These fun floor ideas, from Houzz's Kitchen of the Week series, take practical flooring... entire floor as in a wood floor. Attached is a shot of the floor near a sliding glass... laminate floors? We have terrazzo floors which we love, but we have learned it is very..."
Cork Flooring 101: Warm Up to a Natural Wonder
Comfortable, sustainable and easy on the eye, cork has a lot going for it. Use our guide to get familiar with this natural flooring material
"cork floors have soared in popularity over the past decade or so, they’ve been kicking... mostly in commercial and public spaces, although residential use increased after Frank... have cork floors with 3 small dogs and I really think its the ideal flooring for dogs... ruin the floors! Cork flooring isn't as porpous as a wine cork or cork board. So it's... loved the floor initially but I have a large dog and the floor scratched and pitted a..."
Linoleum, the All-Purpose Flooring Wonder
Dashing in a rainbow of colors, able to be cleaned with ease and courteous to budgets everywhere, linoleum is a super choice for floors
"inexpensive flooring material. It is sold as tiles and in sheet, wears well, is recyclable... linoleum floors can be an ideal substitute for wood, tile or carpet. What I like the... linoleum flooring is just how versatile it is. Its colors and patterns are limited... your next flooring project. At $5 to $8 per square foot, it won't be hard to have a... of the floor. Super article! Great children's room floor and especially if there is..."