General Flooring Information

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Easily Install Marmoleum Flooring

Marmoleum is a popular green choice.

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Repair Broken or Chipped Linoleum Tiles

Linoleum tiles can get damaged, leaving unsightly chips.

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Install a Floating Cork Floor Over A Radiant Heat Floor

Add an ecofriendly option to enhance your floor.

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Advantages of Cork Kitchen Flooring

Considering all the benefits of cork flooring for the kitchen.

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How to Maintain Outdoor Rubber Flooring

Outdoor rubber flooring is an excellent green option.

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Remove Paint from Rubber Floor Tiles

Rubber floor tiles offer comfort and protection.

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How to Cut Rubber Tile Flooring

Rubber tile flooring is flexible and relatively cheap.

Linoleum vs Recycled Rubber Flooring

Linoleum and recycled rubber are good options for floors.

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DIY Flooring Systems & Installation

Learn the basic particularities and differences.

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Are Your Floors Making a Bad First Impression?

Are your floors creating the right first impression?

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What to Consider Before Starting a Floor Tile Project

Don't quit before you begin, tiling's easier than you think.

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How to Make a Wood Framed Picture Frame

You can easily DIY a picture frame.

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3 Best Flooring Options for Screened Porches

Having a screened porch can provide you with a great, relaxing area in your home.

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Soundproofing a Laminate Wood Floor - Part 1

Underlayment adds additional soundproofing to your home.

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How to Install Carpet to Laminate Floor Transition Pieces

Create a transition in your life.

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Engineered Bamboo Flooring Pros and Cons

This affordable flooring is becoming more common.

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What to Consider When Tiling Your Bathroom Floor

Don't want a headache? Follow these simple steps.

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What Products are Safe for Cleaning Colored Grout?

Find out easy ways to clean your colored grout.

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How to Clean and Renew Hardwood Floors

Enjoy the benefits of real wood flooring.

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How to Install Tile to Hardwood Floor Transition Pieces

How to make the transition between two floors.

Hardwood vs. Laminate Floors

Laminate floors have many advantages over hardwoods.

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Tips for Making Chipboard Boxes

Chipboard boxes can always come in handy.

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How to Lay Porcelain Tiles in a Shower

Porcelain tiles are easy to install.

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Cork Underlayment Installation Made Easy

Find out the advantages and how it is installed.

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Install VCT Flooring over an Existing Floor

VCT flooring (Vinyl Composition Tile) is a DIY do.

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Maintaining Vinyl Plank Flooring

Vinyl is durable and inexpensive and easy to maintain.

Polishing Linoleum Kitchen Flooring

Linoleum kitchen flooring is one of the most popular.

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Choosing the Right Threshold and Molding: Carpet Reducers

A carpet reducer is a piece of molding that is installed on the floor where a piece of carpet stops and some other type of flooring starts. These neat strips are used to help transition flooring between rooms or other spaces, as well as for holding down and sealing the edges of carpet where it ends.

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Outdoor Flooring Options for Your Patio

There are various kinds of outdoor flooring options to choose from. Your patio deserves to have a flooring that is both decorative and practical. Here are some flooring ideas for your patio: Concrete Concrete is usually the most straightforward alternative due to its durability and need for little maintenance.

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Floor Leveling Techniques

When your concrete or wood sub floor is uneven, then floor leveling is very important before you install any type of finish flooring. There are self-leveling compounds available at home-improvement centers that are easy to use and that dry quickly. Shop Vac The surface must be free of dirt and grime.

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An Overview of Carpet Tools and Materials

Carpet is a very comfortable and simple covering for your floor and in order to install it effectively, you need the proper carpet tools and materials to do the job. There are various types of tools that you need to utilize in order to efficiently lay down your carpet in your home. Carpet Cutters These

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Caring for Floating Floors on Stairs

Floating floors on stairs spunk up the look of the stairs and also add a unique touch to your home décor. These are gaining popularity over hardwood floors because of their easy installation techniques, and mostly due to the fact that they are easy to care for. Floating floors can be kept clean and

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Removing Slate Flooring

Slate flooring provides a timeless and traditional appearance and can look great in any home. It is also a completely natural product. However, it also has a cold feel to it and as a result a slate flooring is often best suited to outdoors. If you want to remove a slate floor to replace it with something

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The Advantages of Using Bamboo Planks

Bamboo planks have become an increasingly popular flooring option, for a variety of reasons. This is just what we shall be highlighting in additional detail hereunder. Decorative Bamboo planks are a very versatile flooring option. They can be found in a range of colors and tones, to help you suit your

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Caring for Faux Slate Flooring

Faux slate flooring resembles traditional slate flooring, without the cost considerations associated with natural stone. Homeowners planning to revamp their interior or exteriors with faux stone flooring have many options to consider, in the form of different texture offerings in this niche. Further,

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Cutting Templates for Sheet Vinyl

A template is a welcome thing for aiding in sheet vinyl installation process. Cutting the templates properly is quite tricky unless the right method is followed. Here is an easy guide to help you cut perfect templates for laying the sheet vinyl flooring. Tools and Materials Needed: Sheet vinyl Template

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Tips for Installing Bamboo Planks

Bamboo planks are an alternative to traditional hardwood flooring. Bamboo planks are stylish, and they can be used to build a themed living room or patio. Another attractive thing about bamboo flooring is that it is cheaper to install than wood flooring. When skillfully installed, bamboo flooring almost

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Choosing the Right Threshold and Molding: Quarter Round

Different kinds of molding provide effective decorative value for interior spaces. Quarter round molding is often used as a part of a baseboard or as a stand-alone molding for interior areas. Quarter round molding is composed of one quarter of a cylinder, so that the cut on it is at 90 degrees. That

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Buying and Estimating: Resilient Tile

Resilient tile is one of the more popular choices for tile floor installations. The first, and one of the most important, steps is to accurately estimate the costs of any tile project. Material and labor costs can vary, depending on the tile retailer, any added flooring repairs, the tile contractor rates

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Choosing the Right Threshold and Molding: Baseboards

Baseboards are wooden molding pieces that go around the bottoms of walls as they meet a floor. Baseboards are usually made of various kinds of wood, although some are made of laminate, plastic or other materials. There’s also another kind of molding, crown molding, that goes around the walls where