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DIY: Paint Your Floor for a Fresh Update
Sleek white paint, black gloss or rustic checks can be welcome alternatives to that old, worn-out carpet
"refresh worn wood floors is to paint them. There are many creative ways to add your own... hardwood floors below, but instead are disappointed by worn out and sad looking planks... laid this floor in our sun room. I stained the entire floor with a blue/gray stain and... yellow floor! Love them all actually! Beautiful and inspiring collection. Thanks... painting floors, in terms of body torture, is second only to painting ceilings. Have..."
The Wonder of Walnut: A Love Story
"Few wood species have the character and warmth of walnut. Its golden, chocolatey... nuts, its wood is important too. The Eastern Black Walnut is native to North America... cabinetry, flooring and molding is made. Both species are grown all over the world now... Like all woods, walnut's beauty comes from its variability. It's a very dense, very... very hard wood that manages to deflect attention as quickly as it draws it...."
Woodipedia: Maple Is a Marvel Around the House
A heavy hardwood with lots of potential, maple appeals to modern sensibilities and won't break your budget
"other woods to dings, dents and scratches. "It's a popular wood now because it's... cabinetry, flooring or paneling? "It's strong, it's durable, and price-wise it's in the... other wood," says Anthony Fortner, a woodworking professor at Cerritos College in... different wood species. We have many wood species to choose from, each having various... other woods. Im painting some wood and need to make sure it will stick Thanks and..."
Meet the Studs
Two-by-fours are just the kind of strong, silent type every home needs. Get to know studs — and how they lie about their size — right here
"same: wood. Houses in North America are almost all built at least partially with... with wood; it's easy to work with, it's lightweight but strong, and it easily allows... changes. Wood's universal sizing allows for quick, predictable construction, and the... engineered wood products has extended lumber's capabilities and makes use of what was... treated wood will slow them down but it won't stop them. Use a copper termite barrier..."
Renovation Material: Cerused Oak
This traditional material adds welcome texture to the sleek surfaces of modern furniture, cabinetry and more
"porous woods. When applied to a wood such as oak, the white pigment fills and reveals... of the wood's finish. Known in Europe as limed oak, the material has recently been... cabinetry, flooring and doors, although nowadays a nontoxic wax is used in place of actual... finish the wood. Most finishes wind up making the wood look slightly plasticky. The... bleaching the wood. Ceruse does not. would you please explain a little about this wood Cerused..."
Woodipedia: Make a Solid Choice With Oak
Forget those low-end products of old. Red and white oak today are beautiful, versatile and relatively inexpensive
"way the wood was milled by the sawyer, matched by a craftsperson and ultimately finished... choice for flooring and other applications.... todays wood flooring they always offer you laminates and engineered flooring-- NOT... "red oak" floor ... most of the floor is in the creamy beige to amber range, but an... hardwood flooring and that is the only look and desire for me in floors These were builders... This wood floor of various sized red and white oak planks, complete with walnut..."
What Lies Beneath
"hardwood floors we love. Much like the flooring in the first of this series of photos... painted wood flooring deep blue for a couple's summer home and in the night the wind... photos, our floors help provide the simple elegance of our place, and suggest the character... origin. Floors can make or break the design of a dwelling. You know this if you have... perfect floor beneath your bare feet. A friend and contractor said that he once painted..."
11 Reasons to Love Wall-to-Wall Carpeting Again
"of vast wood or tile floors can be downright uncozy. Bruised knees aside, there are... Remove old wood floors and see what's there, rotting wood and bugs. No floor covering... hardwood floors. You have the cost of the wood floors, PLUS the cost of rugs which for... bedroom floors... @CMR, I have wood flooring throughout the entire house. We had it... finished floor. With the development of refinished wood floors and now all the fake..."
Fit to be Tiled: Get Some Pattern on the Floor for Excitement Underfoot
Get all the visual delight of a rug with more durability by treating your floors to a pattern done up in tile
"treating your floors to a pattern done up in tile... tile floors can be an exciting alternative to carpets or wood. There are myriad... tile flooring with a pattern directs the eye downward, offering visual delight to... bathroom floor and the leather belt floor. How on earth was the leather belt floor... plaid floor and also the patchwork floor. I think you have to be very experienced... of the floors . Besides being beautiful , tiled floors are easy maintenance and the..."
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.... world like wood. Had a wood floor in the kitchen in a previous home, but this high-end... a new floor. The wood floor can no longer be made to work. I love my checkerboard..."
Are You Gutsy Enough to Paint Your Floor White?
"white floors. I love the open and airy feeling and how all the furniture and art... matching new floors to old, I don't find myself with the option of doing something new or... in the flooring department unless it's tile or stone. But we had a fire in our house... choice for flooring. I've been agonizing for over 6 months between herringbone white oak... painted floors. Having a golden retriever doesn't help: I want white, but I'm not sure..."
5 Benefits to Concrete Floors for Everyday Living
Get low-maintenance home flooring that creates high impact and works with home styles from traditional to modern
"home flooring that creates high impact and works with home styles from traditional... concrete floors, you probably think "cold," "prison like" or "industrial." But with... the wood-stamped option. And if I wanted the look of wood, I'd go with wood. And if... but my floors are cold with sub-floor and wood on top. I live near the beach in South... want a wood floor installed over this accursed concrete floor, first. Another serious..."
Drama’s Afoot With Striking Black Floors
"Drench your floors in black for a memorable interior scene... black floor is timeless. Whether you prefer solid, boldly patterned or partnered... black floor haters. I put in black bamboo floors and own four pets. The floors are... home flooring with wood-look tile flooring that has almost no grout lines. Estimate... black wood floors in parts of a home (actually extremely dark brown) and they show... kitchen floor. I run a rechargeable floor vacuum over it once a day. Maybe twice because..."
Transition Time: How to Connect Tile and Hardwood Floors
Plan ahead to prevent unsightly or unsafe transitions between floor surfaces. Here's what you need to know
"between floor surfaces. Here's what you need to know... or a floor assembly that's destined to fail. Most of the floor framing in North... tile floor to the hardwood of another room is often given little forethought. However... used on floors. But these days most of my clients want large, natural stone tile.... and tile floors. Hi John, as always great information. How do you test the floor for... of the floor a structural engineer should specify the floor assembly meet a L/720..."
Finish Your Floors to Perfection With Parquet
Add value and gorgeous detail to your home with timeless and elegant parquet flooring in a classic design
"parquet flooring in a classic design... rquet flooring can bring beautiful timber floors up a notch with its incredible detailing... parquet flooring is made from solid blocks of hardwoods, laid over tie bars in square... style of flooring became popular with the wealthy, as it did not trap moisture and encourage... marble flooring did. Today this elegant design can add historic interest to modern... those floors back in effect and looking so fab! We have old parquet flooring, a lot..."