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Your Floor: How to Shop for Tile
"series on flooring. Wood floors starts in about two weeks. Paul, This is the BEST article... know Ann, flooring is a pretty complicated thing. I start on wood floors tomorrow and... information on wood floors and kitchen counter tops :) Always good stuff Paul! Beautiful.... post on wood flooring (as am currently considering prefinshed engineered hardwood for... Brenda: Wood floors come a bit later in this series and I'm going to dive into the..."
Your Floor: How to Find Right Stone Tile
"with any flooring material, get a case or two extra. If you have to repair a floor later... use on floors for centuries and for very good reason. Stone tile brings the colors... for your floor. Order enough material to complete the job in one shipment — that will... about wood floors. I start with solid planks and then move on to engineered and laminate... laminate floors. Blue limestone is gorgeous and not featured here. I lay awake deciding..."
Tile Floors Help a Hot Home Chill Out
Replace your hot-weather woes with a cool feel for toes when you treat your floors to deliciously refreshing tile
"treat your floors to deliciously refreshing tile... on tile floors may be just what you need to survive these hot summer months. From... Unlike wood floors (or carpeting), tile stands up well to rough treatment for many... hardworking flooring. Create a bedroom escape with hacienda-inspired red tile. Wall-to-wall... walls and floors create a chic, high-contrast look. Upgrade bathroom tile with ultrarich... on the floor, while a framed area takes the place of wall art. Give outdoor rooms..."
Why Bathroom Floors Need to Move
Want to prevent popped-up tiles and unsightly cracks? Get a grip on the principles of expansion and contraction
"bathroom floor has been installed incorrectly, tiles can press against one another and... off the floor, creating a tent shape. It's not just tile that does this — almost every... on the floor. Can the tiles be individually removed, or does the entire floor have... vinyl flooring in our "new bathroom" already the floors are sagging and the caulking... radiant floor heating. Lisa I have only installed cork flooring once and this was in..."
Terrazzo Makes a Comeback for Floors and More
Popular from the 1400s through the mid-1970s, this mosaic material is staging a return in homes today — including in some surprising uses
"choosing the flooring can be the major decision on which all other fixture and fitting decisions... get the floors right, you can pick your cabinetry, tiling and wall color with confidence... back for flooring, countertops, sinks and even furniture.... to be wood floors, not terrazzo. 2. If you want to see terrazzo floors, many US... terrazzo floors, which had been installed in the 20s. I loved those floors. They were..."
Green and Clean: Ecofriendly Bath Floors
Foot-massaging pebble tile, beautiful recycled glass and more can help make your bathroom beautiful and earth friendly
"Bath floors play host to splashed water, wet feet, potty spills and makeup marks... crevices. Wood slat flooring in the bathroom, while I know it's a fad, also gives a... tiles on floors only recommended for bear feet areas like shower floors and at the inside... shower floor. The best mosaics come with a film face or paper face so that 100% coverage... 1920's floor---like small tiles that make a pattern? Our ModRocks Recycled Glass Pebbles..."
Design Dilemma: How Do I Modernize My Cedar Walls?
"to Give Wood Walls a More Contemporary Look... and a wood floor would be too much wood (with the walls), so after some brainstorming... pole of woods. Take the opportunity to make inexpensive pine floors your own and paint... take the wood off the walls and put it on the floor! There are five widths (3",4",... on pine flooring? I also want to change the yellow colour to grey. I've got the same... about pine flooring....the stains I've tried have come out too blue...I'm really going..."
Discover the Unstoppable Advantages of Cork for the Home
Look beyond wine stoppers to see cork's ecofriendliness, durability, fire resistance and antimicrobial nature for all kinds of home products
"beautiful cork floors under, which we had refinished-- just like you would wood floors. Then... over the floor between coats with a floor polisher with a sanding screen 180 grit.... the cork floor still fade where the light hits?? I was wondering also if the floor... on hard wood oak planked floors prior and nothing compares to the comfort and beauty... True the floor finish wears with the constant movement of chairs, it does not ding easily..."
Checks, Please! 13 Choices for Checkered Floors
"checkered floors sound too '50s diner for you, it's time to rethink. Sure, checks can... checked floor in our mudroom. We decided to install it on point, even though the... checkered floors too--diagonal and painted. Wonder-esque ideabook(i'm referring to my... favorite floors. The grass and concrete idea /looks/ nice, but the edging required... checkerboard flooring. Great for garages, diners, car & motorcycle trailers. I have been..."
What to Use for the Shower Floor
"shower floor? This surface is an important detail that shouldn't be overlooked. It... as the floor slope and slip resistance. Let's take a look at some Houzz showers to... shower floor? I'm looking at it http://www.jelinek.com/mosaic_photo.htm and would... the teak floor - what's to stop it going yukky underneath though? herrbag, thanks for... the teak floor can be removed. Great article. Any advice on using large format porcelain..."
Woodipedia: Is It Cherry or Is It Alder?
Learn the differences between these two wood types, as well as costs, sustainability and a caution about finishing
"these two wood types, as well as costs, sustainability and a caution about finishing... type of wood to make it look like another kind. But there are two species of wood... lining, flooring, sub flooring, bearers, stumps et al. Only the flooring could be... on the Wood subject, ( Wood being my surname I suppose it's somehow in my DNA) I... of the wood will even out things like the light area on the wood example above, it..."
Pick the Right Carpet Material
A little knowledge about carpet fibers can mean longer life for your floors. Our guide can help you make the best choice
House Rule: Off With Your Shoes
Do you prefer your guests to go shoeless in your house? Here are some ways to encourage stockinged feet
"stone, or wood floor (or even over carpet)? The wheels could be rolled back and forth... laundry, floor hockey, organize papers, and use our floor for more than walking on and... on the floor when I don't have shoes on. No bueno! My husband and I just had this... on the floor hitting the wall and front door. The realtor and I stood there with our... floating floors no carpets, but then we and they are smkers and had to go on balcony..."
Woodipedia: Walnut Wows in Traditional and Modern Settings
With its rich color and lustrous polished finish, walnut is a favorite wood for all kinds of millwork
"favorite wood for all kinds of millwork... favorite wood of many midcentury designers, too. With the current resurgence of that... "smoking hot wood" these days, says Dave Paulsen, a salesman at Bohnhoff Lumber in Vernon... character wood and good craftsmanship -- well, WOW! jrwquattro: The zebra wood DOES... other woods- if wood collecting is a hobby, walnut is a great choice. stop using... favorite woods to work with. I use walnut more as its darker color sets it apart from..."
Pure Modern: Pick Plywood
"Low-Budget Wood Goes High Style in These Modern Interiors... glamorous of wood, but what it lacks in pedigree it more than makes up for in budget fr... plywood floors. The sheets were cut into various lengths and widths. The result was... layers of wood, so its actually stronger then hardwood and has give. You can bend it... white wood rafters, then i saw the ceiling of plywood. it is so much cheaper and..."