We live in Toronto, Canada. Our contractor just installed hardwood floors (maple 3 1/4 unfinished shorts which he sanded and finished after instal...
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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...
We are renovating a cabin in Northern Wisconsin. We are thinking about installing wood flooring throughout the whole place. I have only seen the fl...
I am chiseling off old tile on a bathroom floor in preparation for laying new tile. Just in front of where the toilet was I have discovered two sm...
Looking for a cheap floor for a workshop.Was thinking of 1x4 or 1x6 pine planksface nailed with cut nails. I would cut the planks down to size depe...
We're in the beginning stages of renovation on a 1920 bungalow-style home and are going to refinishing the original hardwood flooring. When we pul...
In attempting to expose the beautiful wood floors that are hidden under 1970's shag carpet, we found that the previous owner had glued the carpet d...
We are finding under the old carpet is hard wood floors pretty much throughout the house, except the hallway and kitchen. We plan on exposing the ...
Hello, My husband & I were looking up under our carpet. We found out we had oak hard wood floors that have never been sanded or finished. So, we de...
Will adding 2x6 blocking, perpendicular to the floor joists provide the same stiffening properties as 2x4 diagonal bracing?