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Contractor Tips: Smooth Moves for Hardwood Floors
Dreaming of gorgeous, natural wood floors? Consider these professional pointers before you lay the first plank
"natural wood floors? Consider these professional pointers before you lay the first plank... doesn't have hardwood floors, you probably wish it did. Wood makes great flooring. It's... '80s. But hardwood floors have almost always been in style for the last couple hundred... the same floors people are now refinishing), and I seem to remember wall-to-wall carpeting... existing floors, read on for some insight from a contractor that will help you get the..."
How to Paint Your Hardwood Floors
"paint hardwood floors, but if you know how to apply nail polish, you already know... solid wood floors can give them new life without the expense and mess of refinishing them... make your floors a beautiful design element in their own right, particularly with interesting... cry, hardwood floor lovers - it is the porch floor. It's always been painted :)... beautiful floors, BUT the first floor bedroom floors could not be finished in the same..."
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... tile floor to the hardwood of another room is often given little forethought. However... or a floor assembly that's destined to fail. Most of the floor framing in North... carpet and hardwood to be used on floors. But these days most of my clients want large... between our hardwood and tile floors. Hi John, as always great information. How do you... and the hardwood floor of the adjoining living room. It is an 11 foot opening. It's..."
Top 10 Tips for Choosing Shower Tile
Slip resistance, curves and even the mineral content of your water all affect which tile is best for your shower
"suitable for floor and wall use. This same tile also needs to be approved for a wet location... shower floor should be built like it will be submerged. It is also the responsibility... t. My floor has 2x12 joists with OSB subfloor. Actual floor will be nailed down hardwood... and the tips are extremely useful. If it helps anyone I have a range of Tiling Guides... Bathroom Floor to Re-Grouting - http://hometipster.com/category/diy/tiling/ Thanks..."
Come On Over To The Dark Side - Tips On Dark Kitchen Cabinetry!
"light floor, all good solutions to expand the space and lighten up surroundings.... proportion of flooring, cabinetry, window area, backsplash, countertops and appliances, will... having my floors redone in hardwood, and not sure what color to do. Friends are telling... granite slab floors tie in with the Distressed Walnut Cabinetry including solid walnut carved... an open floor plan lr/dr/kit where all the rest of the wood is cherry. It makes me..."
Contractor Tips: Step Up to a Safe, Stylish Staircase
Understanding how stairs are designed and laid out can help you make the best decisions for safety and beauty in your home
"between floors. The layout, design and execution by the builder all play a part in... custom-made hardwood 'cap treads' to an existing staircase? (Five feet wide, fastened... them with hardwood. However I am concerned if the latter areas (now carpeted) will... porcelain flooring in the kitchen and solarium. As do not 'want to spend an arm and... for the tips Hi, your articles are really helpfull. Ii am about to buy a house with..."
7 Tips to Put Your Attic in Play as a Game Room
Got game? You will when you take your attic off the bench and turn it into an active room for the entire family
"your top floor may be the right way to provide your home with the game you've been looking... professional tips to get your attic off the sidelines and onto the playing field.... sure the floor is designed to handle the static and live loads. Great tips. Be sure... attic floor. Good luck! Great way to use lost space under the roof ! http://www... Forgo hardwood floors. Install wall-to-wall carpet for an extra-cozy space. “It's..."
Contractor Tips: Wise Advice for Laundry Room Design
Thinking ahead when installing or moving a washer and dryer can prevent frustration and damage down the road
"These tips can help you handle this serious situation with appropriate care and planning... laundry from floor to floor. I hate having my arms full of laundry when trying to use the... 2). A floor drain is a must. If used for cleaning the floors with a mop and water... These floor drains need to have a sloped floor or a slight dam at the entrance to... with a floor drain in the area and pitching the floor toward the drain. This would..."
12 House-Hunting Tips to Help You Make the Right Choice
Stay organized and focused on your quest for a new home, to make the search easier and avoid surprises later
"These 12 tips can help you stay organized and focused on the important things during... ripping up hardwood floors (not a fan of maple floors anyway) to install in floor radiant... obsession with hardwood flooring. I grew up in an old house with beautiful hardwood flooring;... love the tips about creating a floor plan to see if the home fits your furniture. As... ever-popular hardwood flooring, ceiling fans, ad infinitum...all the while ignoring the..."
Sell Your Home Fast: 21 Staging Tips
Successful staging is key to selling your home quickly and at the best price. From cleaning to styling, these tips can help
"these 21 tips for styling and upgrading your home, and see results — fast.... a few tips apply (floors, clutter, general cleanliness, patio/balcony [though I don't... on wood floors. We have beautiful clean, shiny hardwoods throughout the house. One... refinishing floors, the strategic placement of area rugs can go a long way." NOTE TO SELF:... ottoman, a floor lamp and a tiny table. Pretty sparse, but then I draped a fluffy throw..."
Contractor Tips: 10 Ways to Get the Remodel You Want for Less
Lighten the load on your remodeling budget without sacrificing your design by heeding this insider advice
"— the tips below can help you finish your project without veering too far off your... $9/SF hardwood floors or could you live with lovely $2.98/SF 12mm laminate that does... less on flooring. Stick to mid-range for materials and labor. If you see ceiling... elements like flooring and cabinets and stick to good quality, classic products and then... biggest tip I give to my clients is to use an Integrated Design Process (IDP), in which..."
7 Tips to Sell Your Home Faster to a Younger Buyer
Draw today's home buyers by appealing to their tastes, with these guidelines from an expert decorator
"exotic hardwood floors in part of the 1st floor. The carpets were tan, the walls were... value are hardwood or tile floors, nice original woodwork if its an old house and a... appliances and hardwood floors a moot point. Zuitzy: Wow, I wish I had said that! Very well-put... all the tips, and I see a lot of grey/greige out there so I think that's smart. We... then the floor to match the cabinets ... that's going to cost them way more. Well, I..."
6 Tips for Staging Historic Homes
Putting a period home on the market requires a unique level of attention to detail. Here's how to preserve its historic appeal
"painting hardwood floors in an historic home, what paint or sealing coat can I use to... Moore Floor & Patio Paint (in Kendall Charcoal) on my kitchen floor, and it's held... of your tips into our every day decorating style - the windows are bare to expose the... the wood floors are exposed. HGTV and such, though, would have us believe that we need... great tips and those images are just lovely! Still, as a lover of historic homes..."
5 Tips to Turn Your Basement into a Media Room
"designer tips us off to the secrets for media room success... her best tips to help you start planning a media room in your basement.... basements the floor is concrete so creating a floor outlet would be less appealing, and running... room pro tip: A quicker, easier alternative to having a built-in constructed is to consider... between floors! Choice of lighting options is also an important consideration; can... upper floors. Give some thought to future plumbing while you're planning this basement..."
Contractor Tips: Build a Top-Notch Deck
Get an outdoor deck that fits your lifestyle and stands the test of time by keeping these 4 considerations in mind