Hello- I recently bought a 1924 Spanish home that has had some deferred maintenance over the last decade or so. One bathroom has a 1930-1940's til...
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I just bought 20 (12x12) granite tiles to replace the 16 marble tiles in my living room entry. If I start in the 'middle' of my tile area, like al...
We have 1" ceramic tiles on the walls in our bathroom. A portion of these have been painted over in purple. We are in the process of removing the...
OK, home improvement experts (you know way more than me, anyway), here's the situation. We would like to replace some old carpeting in our home wit...
We have 1" ceramic tiles on the walls in our bathroom. A portion of these have been painted over in purple. We are in the process of removing the p...
We just picked up natural Indian Slate from Home Depot...sounded like a special limited deal at $1.69/sq ft...to install in a 9'x18' kitchen. We t...
I recently install Oak hardwook in the hallway perpendicular to the wall (ie the planks run from the left wall to th right wall). Now I need to sa...
I hope I don't sound dumb lol. But I'm not sure how this works...my room size is 22'x34' (living rm & dining rm ) what does the square footage equ...
I am refinishing my hardwood floor but when I pulle up the old carpetther some pet urine stains on the wood. Is there any product that will help re...
Hi; I just finished installing oak flooring in a room that has an adjoining room that is carpeted. The new oak floor is higher than the carpet and...
My building is a early 1900 construction renovated in 1984 into a 4 unit condominium. I live on the first floor and there is a crawlspace under the...
I removed the linoleum in my kitchen to put down ceramic tile. There is a paper backing left from the linoleum on the concrete subfloor. It is sm...
When using Self-leveling compound, the directions say to use a gauged spreader. Is this the same thing as a bull-float?
We are installing a new shower and I want to put moisture proof grout in it.Can I use epoxy grout? I know the shower floor is suppose to breath but...
We want to install a portable spa on our deck. The deck is screened in (unheated), is their a type of floor covering that will work attached to a ...
I want to paint over the ceramic floor tiles in the kitchen. Is this possible and how do I go about this? Thanks for your input.
I have removed old peel and stick tile in my bathroom and it has left a very sticky residue. What can I use to take this off? Pine-sol, vinegar, ...
I'm attempting to remove some hideous black and orange carpet from my home to uncover a hardwood floor. It seems that the floor must have been wet...
I want to install ceramic tile and a friend told me I can install it directly on the vinyl. Under the vinyl is a 3/8" wood backer, and 2 or 3 addi...
My contractor plans to use 5/8" plywood flooring, with 16" OC I-beams and no sub-flooring. Is this reasonable?