The old sheet vinyl is so old and brittle it's coming off the floor on its own (old house I bought). Underneath is plywood with dried stuff over m...
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I would like to know if berber carpeting is good to use if you have cats. I was worried that they would pull the loops
I am in the process of building a house (or rather having one built) and they recently installed the hardwood floors. They are 3/4" thick 2 1/4" w...
We had Durastone professionally installed throughout our first floor. Now the tiles appear to be shrinking leaving gaps between the tiles. We had o...
I just pulled up some old vinyl tiles off my laundry room floor. What I'm left with is not only unsightly, but problematic. It was great to see t...
Does anyone know where I can find replacement tile for my 1950's bathroom. It was completely done in that small square pepto bismol type pink tile.
We are building a house and are trying to pick out flooring. We like the Durastone (hpf), but know nothing about it. Anyone have this? I would like...
Hello,What are the rules for laying out the pilot row of hardwood planks through the room? I realize for the 4 wall (rectangular) room it has to st...
We live in Toronto, Canada. Our contractor just installed hardwood floors (maple 3 1/4 unfinished shorts which he sanded and finished after instal...
In our family room it is on a slab with ceramic tile. We would like to put wall to wall carpet/pad down however I am wondering if their is a way to...
I am planning to install a cork floor (glue down tiles) and have been working at preparing the floor. The subfloor is plywood over constructed join...
Any recommendations on laminate flooring? Suggestions on brand?Has anyone installed it themselves?
Looking to redo the kitchen floor...any comments on vinyl sheeting vs. vinyl tiles? Do you need to worry about liquids/spills leaking between the ...
Has anyone heard of prolastic mortar? It's being recommended to me by a tile shop, but at $50.00 for 50lbs I want to be sure it's worth it. It's ...
I will be attempting to tile the shower area. I have a really stupid question: Can I use caulk instead of grout? Thanks.
I have just about the strangest bathtub setup. It is actually an old clawfoot tub with added walls built by the previous occupant. The tiles have...
My husband and I are interested in a house.. built in 1981. Its a brick home. The realtor says that there is no vapor barrier in the crawl space an...
We just bought our first 2-bedroom condo in Boston. We like to replace the carpet in the bedrooms with engineering floor. The living room is covere...
I'm want to use ceramic tile for my kitchen backsplash. It turns out that for the size of the job it would be, over 2/3 of the cost would be for i...
I recently bought a house with bamboo flooring in the living and dining rooms, and enough left over that I could probably use it in the kitchen. I...