Retired art teacher Marsha Graham loves the southwestern look of the ceramic tile floors in her Arizona home and wanted something similar in her Oregon residence. However, she wasn’t convinced that Oregon’s wet and cold climate and tile floors would get along that well. That’s how she settled on a laminate floor with a tile pattern. In addition […]
Q. I have hardwoods throughout the entire second floor of my home. In one area beneath the dining room table you can see bare wood. How do I repair this without replacing all the hardwoods? A. You’ll need to rent a floor buffer with a sanding screen, which has abrasive on both sides. Use it to take off the top […]
Here’s a case study of a bathroom remodel from re-caulking to radiant heat floors.
From painting and cabinet repair to new floors and countertops.
What Lies Beneath?
Your Free Shopping Guide
If you are planning an addition to your home, or are going all the way and building a new home, a key area to focus on is the structural framing of the floors. Too often, floors have annoying squeaks or bounce, which can mar an otherwise quality job on the rest of the project. But a correctly built floor […]
Keep ahead of the game with mildew-resistant building materials.
Consider a Softer Solution
Install a new laminate floor with the look of traditional hardwoods.