So, you love the look of old, distressed wood floors, but your home's wood floors are anything but worn and distressed. Does this mean that, in order to achieve that rustic look, you need to replace your flooring entirely? Not necessarily! With the right tools and technique (along with a weekend of your time), you can transform your existing wooden floors to achieve that aged, distressed look that you love. Just follow some simple steps.
If you have a beautiful hardwood floor, finding a stain on the finish can be horror-inducing. Will your floor need refinished? Will the section need to be replaced? Can the stain be removed? Fortunately, stains on your floor might not be expensive or permanent. Knowing what caused the stain and how serious it is can help you to know what remedy is needed to restore your floor.
White Stains Or Rings
If you're installing nice, shiny, smooth laminate flooring, you must take steps now to protect the surface from scratches and scuffs. Do not wait until the first problem appears. If you let scratches or scuffs form, then any water-resistant layer on the flooring (if that's the type you've gotten) will be breached. Spills and even small droplets can soak into the core of the board and cause warping or mildew. Full-on protection now can save you a lot of trouble later.
If you are considering having hardwood flooring installed in your home, you will quickly realize that there are different options available to you. The main three options you will find are modular planks, hardwood tiles, and custom hardwood, all of which have their own advantages and disadvantages. By understanding the differences, you can select the type of hardwood flooring that will work best in your own home.
A common product sold at your local home improvement warehouse is modular planks.
Tile flooring installation can be a long and slightly tricky job, but it can really add some elegance to your room or kitchen. If you have the right tools and enough time, it is certainly something you can achieve and will help you save some money in the process.
This article will cover the finishing stage of applying grout to the tiles and the completion of the job. You'll only be ready for this part of the project after you've removed the old tile, laid the foundation, set your tiles in the appropriate place with spacers and made sure the surface is level.