Angel, I'm not sure about the mushrooming effect unless it is a very dark damp room. ( just kidding) The problem I see with this technique is...
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If you are laying a floating floor the paint should have no effect at all. If you are using a gluedown floor you might run into compatibility prob...
I have used both and wonderboard sure is messy when you cut it. I would go with hardibacker too.Franklyn http://WoodFloorist.com
"I doubt he'll go for a new subfloor."Hmmm You might want to have him look at the situation and ask if he is looking for a temporary improvement ...
Try this link for some more food for thought: http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&q=brass+inlay+strips Franklyn http://WoodFloorist.com
One option you might want to look into is inlaying a stip of brass or several stips of brass into this transition space. Brass is both attractive ...
Actually the 1/4 inch hardibacker has more strength than the thicker hardibacker because the 1/4 inch hardibacker is produced under more pressure a...
One of the things I first noticed about your post is that you neglected to say the thickness of the plywood you used. This could be a factor when ...
Mihir, I would say you might want to consider #1 common unfinished red oak. While you mentioned "cheap" you also mentioned "reliable". Very of...
The product you should use for gluing down your plywood squares is "US Mastic II". I think liquid nails type products will have a bonding failure...
A laminate floor should hold up to your 44 pound dog. The question is whether your dog can hold up to a laminate floor. By that I mean they offe...
It sounds like you are having a height concern. Will adding another layer of plywood and adding the cement board and tile create problems with the...
I'm not a big fan of laminate flooring on steps but metal Schlüter might work for your stair treads. Schlüter is designed for ceramic tile but th...
Of course blaming the dog will work if you can explain that the dog was using the sink.Heat not coolness will help more for drying out your floor a...
I would suggest a product called Poultice. It draws stains out of old tile. It comes in a dry powder and you mix it up like a paste. You apply i...
The first thing is to determine why it is cracking. If it is getting moisture behind the tile this groutline cracking could be a symptom rather t...
A large hammer, masonry chisels and pry bars is the best way. You will probably not get up the slate in one peice. Breaking it up and removing it...
Most professionals just put a 1/4 inch underlayment over existing vinyl. The reason for this is the possibility of asbestos being in older sheet go...
This problem usually comes from settling of the house over time. My guess would be that there are bearing walls or columns below the floor that are...
Generally a clear epoxy it used to fill large holes. That way you see the holes but they are not a dirt catcher. Urethaning over the floor will ...