if you plan to install wall to wall carpet,then why re-finish the floors?if you finish the floors i would get room size rugs.(10 x 15 room = an 8 x...
carpetmanMember since 01/26/03
the heat gun might help,but when installing new lino/sheet vinyl it almost always pays to install new underlayment,when you scrape up the old lino,...
what they did i think ,was to prep the floor.you do this with a cement based floor patch.mix up the patch and trowel it over the floor(use the smoo...
the space for expanstion is covered by a "baby threshold"...good luck
if a wood cleaner won't do it,you will need to sand off the stain,and then refinish the floor.its not as hard as you think ,your local home depot w...
the best thing i can tell you is to buy the install video for the product you purchased.however in general terms these planks are aprox 12" x 48" a...
from your information you could do tile or lino,both will work.lino is the more flexable of the two,if you go with tile be sure and install a cemen...
if you go with ceramic tile you should lay down backerboard,glued and screwed to the existing plywood..ceramic tile should never be installed direc...
it can be done ,but it's not a d.i.y. project,you will need a concrete contractor.the paint will need to be removed,the floor will then be treated ...
chances are, that they are asbestos type tile.the fact that they are cracked is not good.so # 1...GET THEM TESTED(your local health dept will know ...
put down your backerboard (glued and screwed) lay the heat mesh on the backerboard,put down a layer of thin set,let this set up.add more thinset an...
natural reflections,by bruce is a super value,most bruce products are.you get a beautiful floor that anyone can aford.if you read my posts on hardw...
sorry no good news,when you install ceramic over a slab floor you should first put down a mambraine.so if the slab cracks(they all do) the tile won...
yes the floating system of floors started in europe(my understanding is when you sell your house there you take everything inc.your hardwood floors...
you can lay your floor in sections (however it is best to do all at once)just dont have a party on the floor,be careful moving furniture....good luck
you can glue down engineered hardwood,however not all engineered hardwood can be floated.,so make sure the one you choose is a floating type,,in ge...
if you can get the adhesive under the tile ,go ahead,if not pull the tile...good luck
i dont know what "cenemtone" is but to install lino you need a smooth flat floor.this is done by installing underlayment,there are diff,types of un...