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...
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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?
Hello, I just recently bought a new house and was surprise to find that there are many tack nails (10 per step) sticking out of the carpet..is this...
I own an early 1930s craftsman style house. Lots to do, needless to say. The kitchen and nook area, the hall and the bath are carpeted. I'd like ...
We live in MI and have a 3-season porch (un heated). It is screened-in for the warm months and glassed-in for the cold. We are considering placin...
I have a U shaped kitchen, with one of the walls extending longer than the other. How should the tile go, as it would have to be on a diagonal or ...
I would like to put parquet floors in my kitchen...this would be a DIY installation with the peel and stick parquet flooring. Any reason I shouldn...
I am building a bar in my finished basement. I would like to put parquet wood tiles down for the top of it.Most of the parquet flooring that I have...
our older home has been remodeled many times. We have one floor area that is 15' by 36'. This floor has high and low areas, is 1 3/4" higher at o...
I have older (20"s) quarter sawn/mix oak. Some gaps, lots of squeeks.One contractor says fill in the bigger holes. The other says the joints wil...