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Light Wood vs Dark Wood
"Shades of Wood Can Do for a Space... finish of wood can be a huge one. Aside from the many considerations of the wood itself... with dark wood unless you are creating the Bat Cave. And light wood with light colors... dark with wood can create an entire vibe throughout, and determines what you're able... shades of wood and how they work for their space.... of the wood colors and contrasts! I think dark wood floors look dramatic, rich, and..."
When to Use Engineered Wood Floors
"engineered wood floor could be your best choice (and no one will know but you)... choose the wood floor right for you. Engineered wood floors and solid wood floors are... plank wood floors, it's time to delve into the world of engineered wood floors.... engineered wood floors, but let's get through solid wood first. More flooring guides... engineered wood floor can be difficult to distinguish from a solid plank floor. But believe..."
Laminate Floors: Get the Look of Wood (and More) for Less
"laminate flooring and why you just might want to choose it... inate floors aren't wood, though they usually appear to be. Rather, laminate floors... look like wood. Increasingly, more options are showing up, and laminate floors that look... Laminate floors are relatively inexpensive, easy to install and hold up well to wear... laminate floors are moisture resistant, they can be used in areas where the material... has a "wood" floor I can hear whether it's a floating laminate floor or a nailed-down..."
Your Floor: An Introduction to Solid-Plank Wood Floors
"choose the wood floor right for you. Engineered wood floors and solid wood floors are... engineered wood floors, but let's get through solid wood first. More flooring guides... not all wood floors are equal, and the many species of wood that get made into floors... Wood floors are a classic addition to any home. Barring damage from fire or flood... solid wood floor will add warmth, character and value to your interior as long as..."
Wood Floor Care: Polish Your Skills
"your wood floors stay gorgeous by learning how to keep stains, dullness and warping... Feil Wood Flooring's Andrea Feil thinks that keeping wood surfaces clean isn't really... Wood floors are some of the hardest-working parts of our home. They endure our constant... variety of wood floor environments clean and stain free.... keep your floors looking great — as long as you keep up on the maintenance," says Feil... Bruce floor wax on the floor and then buff the floor using pads that snapped on to..."
What to Ask Before Choosing a Hardwood Floor
We give you the details on cost, installation, wood varieties and more to help you pick the right hardwood flooring
"installation, wood varieties and more to help you pick the right hardwood flooring... solid wood and engineered wood. Solid wood is what you generally think of as a hardwood... hardwood floor: thick, solid planks of wood. Engineered wood is made of a veneer layer... hardwood floors. Easy enough, right? Pick a wood and be done with it. Not so fast... of the floor you're working with pretty much will dictate what kind of wood you can..."
Your Floors: Zebra, Tiger, and Teak Wood, Oh, My!
"Exotic Woods: Hickory, Cherry, Rosewood and More... looking at wood floors, make sure the wood you're buying bears the logo from the Forest... exotic wood species that are also being used as flooring. Some of these exotic woods... of my flooring series, I reviewed some of the characteristics of some common wood... plank floors that are common in North America and Europe. In this second installment... choosing a flooring design due to their distinctive grain patterns, and they're best left..."
Designer Confessions: Torn Between Wood Floors
"choosing a wood floor color. Most people inherit the floors that come with the homes they... choose a wood floor, too. I seriously considered painted white floors, and as much as... existing wood floors to maintain the flow and integrity of the home. But what to do... and the floors, the dog is going to win. So while my clients are debating between... herringbone floors and possibly adding a little bit of stain to bring out the variation..."
5 Innovative Wood Floors
"hardwood floors have started to go where no wood floors have gone before. As floor plans... simple oak flooring everywhere. Here are five flooring innovators taking wood to the next... consistent flooring material. While everyone loves the look of hardwood, it can get a... barrel floors are some of the most beautiful floors I've seen. I love the perfectly... Barrel Flooring and Leather Flooring Clyde Chopped Blocks - Using various prefinished..."
Painted Wood Floors
"painting floors can be the best solution to freshen up a space and add character. It... make, as flooring is one of the most expensive changes to make in a home, so painting... if the floors need repair or have been refinished so many times that doing so again... painted floors on Houzz when Rene, from the blog Cottage and Vine, painted the floors... g the floors was not in the cards. Here are several rooms in which homeowners and..."
Top Tile Trends From the Coverings 2013 Show — the Wood Look
Get the beauty of wood while waving off potential splinters, rotting and long searches, thanks to eye-fooling ceramic and porcelain tiles
"beauty of wood while waving off potential splinters, rotting and long searches, thanks... limestone and wood. One of the biggest trends is the wood-grain tile look, on show in a big... walnut to wood from a well-weathered fishing boat in France. With reclaimed wood so on... barn wood, and tiles are available in dimensions that wood is typically not. At Coverings... The wood tile trend has been gaining momentum for several years, and now there..."
Knotty to Nice: Painted Wood Paneling Lightens a Room's Look
Children ran from the scary dark walls in this spare room, but white paint and new flooring put fears and style travesties to rest
"and new flooring put fears and style travesties to rest... hardwood floors galore, to name a few. The dark and dated knotty pine paneling in my... list. Wood paneling is fine for some, but this particular paneling was causing an... from the wood. Even though this was not a permanent playroom, I needed for my children... all that wood or maybe it's just the wood itself. Does anyone have any experience with... grain of wood is my favorite We have barn wood paneling in our family room - and painting..."
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... hardwood floors, you probably wish it did. Wood makes great flooring. It's beautiful... the same floors people are now refinishing), and I seem to remember wall-to-wall carpeting... hardwood floors have almost always been in style for the last couple hundred years,... existing floors, read on for some insight from a contractor that will help you get the..."
18 Knockout Ideas for Wooden Floor Showers
Look to an often-forgotten material choice for shower floors that radiate beauty in almost any style bathroom
"shower floors that radiate beauty in almost any style bathroom... shower floor. After all, the idea that our feet should stand on tile or fiberglass... wooden floor shower. It's an elegant upgrade to the materials of yore, and much more... versatile. Wood slats create a cozy ski-lodge vibe in winter and a sunny deck-like experience... handle the floor itself, and really warms the space up," Neal says. "It almost harkens..."
Floors Warm Up to Radiant Heat
Toasty toes and money saved are just two benefits of radiant heat under your concrete, wood or tile floors
"a warm floor heated by a radiant in-floor system. Rather than rely on inefficient... finished floor. The water is heated by gas, wood or oil boilers; solar water heaters; or... heated floor soon means a heated room. In general, there are two types of radiant... above the floor and in between two layers of plywood, or under the subfloor; and hydronic... radiant-floor systems, with looped tubes pumping heater water beneath the finished..."