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Ranch House Remodel: Installing the Interior Finishes
Renovation Diary, Part 5: Check in on a Florida remodel as the bamboo flooring is laid, the bathroom tiles are set and more
"bamboo flooring is laid, the bathroom tiles are set and more... installing new electrical devices, relocating plumbing lines for the new fixture locations... done the floors as the very last thing before spit shining the house for the owner.... repeatedly see floors installed very early in the finish construction on TV and in web sites... new wood floor now that the walls and ceilings all primed. The flooring is a dark stained..."
7 Reasons Why Your Shower Floor Squeaks
No one wants to deal with a squeaky fiberglass shower floor. Here's what might be happening and how to fix it
"shower floor. Here's what might be happening and how to fix it... shower floor. Because there are so many reasons your floor could be squeaking, it... shower floors never squeak... at least I have never seen one that does. We don't install... entire bath floor is a small cost for a huge benefit, especially in multi-story homes and... shower pan. Heat expansion (Thermal Expansion) please remember to include the proper expansion..."
Renovation Ideas: Playing With a Colonial’s Floor Plan
"based on heating and cooling costs is misguided. Seasonal heating and cooling loads... changed the floor plan to fit your needs and use the space to it's fullest. I like how... totally open floor plans just weren't for us. the noise is one thing. simultaneous activities... difficult to heat the whole entire space. Nothing I dislike more than little room that are... comes to heating and cooling very expensive both to the pocket and environment. Also..."
Prevent Slips and Floor Damage With the Right Rug Pad
Here's what to know about sizes, materials, costs and maintenance of this important companion to your area rugs
"from the floor ala PVC melting onto stone and concrete floors with radiant heat? I... radiant heated concrete floors? Great article Karen! You might also want to add that... radiant heated floors! Absolutely neccesary info. Thanks so much for writing this... radiant heat floors! Ethan Allen has a 20 yr. warranty "Luxury Rug pad" that is very... radiant heat? Tredmor padding is approved by the manufacture for radiant heat and can..."
How to Pick the Right Floor for Your Garden Room
Crunch the facts on gravel, flagstone, brick, tile and more with our mini guide to outdoor flooring surfaces
"call it a floor. The simplest, least expensive floor material is the dirt that comes... needs a floor, and outdoor garden rooms are no exception. Paths, decks, patios, overlooks... they’re all floors. If you can walk on it, store something on it or roll around on it,... garden floor is, well, it’s dirty, even downright muddy when wet. It does have one... options on flooring. This post will give insight on various floor designs and ways to..."
Good Spaces: Mastering the Open Floor Plan
"of open floor plans to best illustrate my points, but these tips will work for any... into the floor. electrical was in when we purchased the house can someone identify... on the floor to indicate pieces of furniture, and to stop and imagine doors opening... measured the FLOOR where the machine would sit, but didn't take into consideration the fact... about open floor plans: the noise! The one thing I really wanted out of our remodel was..."
Bathroom Floor Tile: Glass Mosaic for a Luxurious Look
It's gorgeous. It's expensive. It's slippery when wet. Learn the pros, cons and costs of glass mosaic tile here
"mosaic tile flooring can certainly add beauty to a bathroom, but it’s still a hotly debated... choice for flooring. No one can deny how great it looks, but some people question its... on the floor! It is "not approved for flooring use" because it is slippery when wet... on the floor, I cannot wait to redo my bathroom so the shower floor can be changed... for the floor or walls.. Image is transferred onto the back of the tile with heat...."
Guest Picks: Light the Way to Fall Days
Let the glow of these stylish table and floor lamps make the transition from summer to fall a bit easier
"table and floor lamps make the transition from summer to fall a bit easier... summer heat is still turned up to high, but the days are slowly getting shorter. And... cooker floor lamp. It's a one off piece so no more after this one. Completely hangs... limited floor space and would love some great ideas. Before ordering a lamp online... perfect floor lamp. I love how the colors and brass base of this one are so simple..."
6 Ways to Rethink Your Patio Floor
Figure out the right material for your spring patio makeover with this mini guide to concrete, wood, brick and stone
"patio flooring options — estimate costs, get to know the process and learn which... feet of floor to ceiling windows, we had metal grids installed along the perimeter... on the floor inside the back of my house which is being renovated, and I want to continue... porch floor. It is still expensive, and it would be nice to hear from people who... with heat (it has lots of air pockets) and it also lets the water through so you..."
"off the floor and into the fore... bonded by heat, pressure and glue. The direction of the wood grain alternates on each..."
Bathroom Style: No More Boring Flooring!
"bathroom floor giving you cold feet? It may be because it's not quite living up to its... potential. Flooring can be a more tedious project to replace compared to installing a... right flooring will completely change the look of your bathroom, and likely prove... customized floor or wall for your bathroom I designed a sports fans floor using his fave... The wood floor is beautiful, but how practical is it? I used polished carrara hex-tile..."
How to Combine Area Rugs in an Open Floor Plan
Carpets can artfully define spaces and distinguish functions in a wide-open room — if you know how to avoid the dreaded clash
"an open floor plan, where there aren’t walls to distinguish one space or function from... radient floor heating. area rugs can define not only floor areas but also walls.... effect: bare floor where you walk into the room and bare floor diagonally across from that... new open floor plan home has caused as many challenges as its solved but-as with our... bamboo flooring and it all flows well. I just love the 2nd photo with the 'cattle'..."
My Houzz: Two Floors With a Daycare in a Toronto Victorian
"top two floors of an early-20th-century Victorian. The bones were good, the light was... second-floor loft, allowing light to flood through the main floor. This was the most... the main floor of the apartment and is the heart of the home. Many of the toys and furniture... the tub, floor tiles and wall tiles. The French-style casement window provides a home... carpentry, electrical and welding skills, we make a good design team." Some of their favorite..."
Why Marble Might Be Wrong for Your Bathroom
You love its beauty and instant high-quality appeal, but bathroom marble has its drawbacks. Here's what to know before you buy
"palace floors, ceilings and walls. Although it was once a show of wealth and power... layer over electric floor heat. Currently I'm working on a shower build for a client... course floor heat was to be installed as well. A tile Pro will find the humour in... keeping floor clean - we used grey grout instead of white on the floor to hide some... on the floor of the shower. Ran the horizontal floor line right /left as we enter..."
A Surefire Way to Prevent Sun Damage Indoors
Why let light ruin your furniture, floors and artwork, when the solution could be as simple as applying high-quality window film?
"furniture, floors and artwork, when the solution could be as simple as applying high-quality... s, my floors and my artwork.... beautiful wood floors. When I installed wood floors of my own, I was intent on protecting... UVA/UVB and heat. The installer said that it lowers heat by about 6 degrees. I have found... Texas heat and AC Bill) We installed dark wood floors and had film placed on our... and our heating costs down as well because the film also reflect the heat back into..."