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How to Install Masonry Joist Hangers

An important part of the construction of any floor and deck.

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How To Adjust A Threshold

A properly fitted threshold very seldom needs adjusting.

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How to Reinforce Floor Joists

You may need to reinforce if you have saggy floors.

What Is a Joist Hanger?

If you have joists they may be resting in joist hangers.

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Installing a Floor Joist

If you want to have a solid, reliable floor, install joists.

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Installing Floating Laminate Floor: How to Work Around Obstacles

How to install a floating laminate floor around obstacles.

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7 Tips for Painting a Floor Joist

The best way to paint the basement floor joists.

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What Causes Uneven Floors?

It's usually something underneath.

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Tips to Connect Wood Floor Joists to Cinder Block Walls

In order to attach wood to masonry, use the right tools.

Install a Subfloor with Tongue and Groove Boards Part 1

Tongue and groove boards are used to build subfloors.

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Can Self-Leveling Compound Be Used Over a Brick Floor?

Self leveling compound can be used on any surface.

Cutting Floor Joists for Stairs

Joists hold up your roof, walls, floors, and ceilings too.

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Pros and Cons of a Raised Tile Floor

A raised tile floor can be a useful feature.

How to Install Floating Laminate Floor Part 1

A floating laminate floor gives you a beautiful floor.

How to Replace Joist Hangers

Joist hangers support the weight of your floor.

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Cork Floor Stain Removal Tips

Removing stains in a cork floor is not as hard as some people may think. Stain removal techniques, however,

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How to Lay a Floating Subfloor over Concrete Part 2

Now that you have prepared the cement floor and the subflooring for installation, you are ready to plan

When to Use Double and Triple Joist Hangers

Joist hangers enable a floor to support the weight placed on them.

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Building a Floating Floor on an Uneven Surface

Tricks to level-off the surface for a floating floor.

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How to Fix a Wood Threshold

Fixing a wood threshold is a relatively simple task.

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How and When to Use Floor Jacks for a Sagging Floor

Use floor jacks to restore low points and re-level.

Possible Costs of a Sagging Floor

You've just moved into your new house and noticed that your attic has a sagging floor.

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How to Repair a Bouncy or Sagging Floor in the Middle of the Room

A sagging or bouncy floor is can be the source of much aggravation for homeowners. It can also pose a

How to Repair Floor Joist Termite Damage

Are your floor joists in danger from termites?

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Are Raised Floors Better than Concrete Slab Floors?

Raised floors are a better, drier, and warmer alternative.

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Joist Hanger Load Rating Explained

Joist hanger load ratings are an important factor in choosing the joist hangers that are right for your

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How to Tell if Your Floating Subfloor has Rot

If you have a floating subfloor, watch for soft spots.

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Cleaning A Threshold

A threshold is a raised panel immediately below a door.

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When is the Best Time to Use a Self Leveling Compound

Self leveling compound is a concrete floor underlayment.

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How to Lay a Plywood Subfloor Part 1

A subfloor will help prevent moving or creaking.

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How to Attach a Joist to a Joist Hanger

Joist hangers make building joists easier and offer support.

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Tips for Raising a Floor Joist

Be sure you consult a contractor.

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How can I sand down bumps in a dried self-leveling compound?

Self leveling compound makes floors level.

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Lay a Floor Joist in 4 Steps

Laying a floor joist in a wood frame house is a simple procedure that can be done in 4 easy steps. Wood

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Covering over Linoleum Tile

It's possible to cover it without removing the old linoleum.

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How to Prepare the Floor before Pouring Self-leveling Compound

Apply to a floor prior to the laying of tile or wood planks.

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What is the Wait Time before Laying Ceramic Tile on Self Leveling Compound?

Self-leveling compound is a quick set concrete compound.

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Protecting A Wood Threshold

Wood thresholds take quite a pounding when you think about it. There they lie across a door way and virtually