I want to install tatami mats (Japanese ricemats). To do that I need to raise the floorin the basement, directly on the concreteslab, to about 18 ...
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Does anyone know if you can paint over ceramic tile? I have a dreaded pink and black bathroom that I want to change the color scheme of without st...
I need some tips for leveling an older kitchen floor. the subfloor is composed of diagonal planks. my floor joists are not cracked or broken but, ...
My question is what can I do to level off my floor. The room is an addition to the house and is built on the drive way (hence the slant away from ...
I am finishing a basement, and the floor is concrete. It appears pretty level, except a little uneven where the floor meets the foundation. A cou...
Is it possilble to install both ceramic tile and granite tile over existing formica. If so...how???
We renovated last year, and had slate tiles put on two full walls, 1 half wall, and the floor of our shower. The contractor put black grout in, an...
We bought a doublewide and didn't notice for awhile that there is yellow stains on the linoleum. We have also seen some on our walls. We think th...
My pine floors upstairs are 115-years-old. They are T&G, and they are separated in some places up to 1/4". Is there any way to "tap" these back t...
We have concrete basement floors in our 80+year old home. They are not level and are currently covered in vinyl flooring that is torn and worn. W...
How do I remove carpet adhesive from bathroom ceramic tile? I have scrapped as well as tried petrolium based and citrius based cleaners with margi...
What is the easiest way to remove the tack strip from carpet without damaging the terrazzo underneath? Or at least with very little damage? Any hel...
What would cause the lino floor in my brand new home to make a "crackling" sound only in certain spots, when it has not been walked on for a while....
I have been looking everywhere for plans or suggestions on how to build a lighted dancefloor without spending my entire budget on the project. Any...
I recently bought a house and the tile grout in the floor is yellowed from time and traffic. Keeping in mind that this tile is the small octagons a...
I have saltillo tile, two dogs and two kids. I clean the floor daily, but it always looks dull. When I put on a high gloss sealer it looks great ...
I am having trouble removing residual grout left on the face of glazed ceramic tile. Are there any techniques or products available to help me out?
Remodeling bathroom. Installed new bathtub. Installing cement backer board for wall tile. Do you run the backer board over the lip of the tub, caus...
CAN SOMEONE HELP ME OUT? HERE IS THE SETTING 1960 HOUSE WITH THREE LAYERS OF TILE. HOW CAN I REMOVE THE TILE TO REFINISH THE HARDWOOD FLOOR THAT IS...
I would like to know the right mix for the grout for this particular floor. Another bb said the 2 sawdust to 1 sealer does not work. Anybody know?