My contractor has told me that there is no need to put backer board on the wall for a tile backsplash in the kitchen. During that discussion, we h...
COMMUNITY FORUM: FLOORING & STAIRS
Ok I have two questionsFirst Question: I recently bought a house and they put this awful carpet over the hardwood floor. So I ripped up the carpet ...
Can wide boards be used to construct an oak floor? I am planning to install a an oak floor in my living room. I have a beautiful stack of 18" wid...
After the movers ripped two spots on my vinyl kitchen floor 5 years ago, they sent over a "handyman" who used some of the leftover vinyl flooring t...
Thought I'd try posting here first before I call a contractor out.I own a 17 year old home that has a few springy joists in the living room. The ba...
Can anyone comment (good/bad) on the various brands and grades of laminate flooring. We are thinking of using in our 300 S.F. living room. Comments?
I am a new homeowner, I have Pergo type flooring in ther bathroom. Due to some plumbing issues (roots) my floor is ruined. It is buckling and warpe...
I have a very dirty, very old, high traffic area of hardwood floor. It has not been refinished and I don't think it's sealed. How can I clean it wi...
We have grout on the moulding in the laundry room. It has been there for a while, but we want to remove it. Is there a cost efficient method for do...
Hi, how important is it to level the concrete floor prior to installing an engineered wood floor using a floating installation.5 yr old house, in S...
Hi,I hope you can help. We are going to be building a new house and the builder wants to use particle board for the floor. We have heard there ma...
How can I best remove carpet glue from a brick floor? Sanding disk is not possible and will ruin brick.
Want to redo floor in daughter's bedroom. Right now is dark hardwood, in ok shape. It's a small room and in an effort to brighten, I wanted to "w...
Does anyone have any suggestions on how to protect carpet corners on the stairs. We just got new carpet and I would like it to last as long as pos...
I have installed pre-finished Eterna wood flooring (Natural) and have a need to install an access panel in a very visible location. The opening ne...
melamine. I am goin to refinsih my cabinets ppl have told me about this paint. Is it stronger than enamel? What are the pros and cons of it?
We are removing the carpeting in our living room in order to paint a faux finish on the cement. Two question I was hoping for help with:1. What i...
Anyone know of a reasonable way to remove old flooring? I have 2 layers of vinyl on damp pressed board to remove so I can lay new subfloor & congo...
HI!I am a newly wed and have purchased our first home - an 85 year old house. It's precious, but needs quite a bit of fixing up.I am interested in...
I have recently moved into a house from 1852, and am looking at renovating an upstairs bathroom (new flooring), but there is about a 6" circular (p...