Engineered Hardwood Flooring Versus Solid Hardwood Flooring

Nothing can quite replicate the look and feel of hardwood flooring in a home.  It's warm, rich, and with so many different finishes available, it is equally at home in bot modern and traditional settings. If you have decided you want a real wood flooring rather than a laminate, you have two options to consider- solid hardwood and engineered flooring. Here's a closer look at the differences between the two.

3 Ways To Maintain Your Hardwood Floors With The Introduction Of A Kitten

Taking care of the hardwood flooring in your home can be tough when you've never had a kitten living with you before. Cats are typically very low-maintenance and don't cause a lot of damage to your home, but you need to consider the fact that they can scratch up the floors if left to their own devices and if you don't cat-proof your home first. Before bringing home a new kitten, you need to look into what you can do to protect your flooring and make it easier to keep them in good condition.

Want Radiant Floor Heating In The Master Bath On A Budget? 3 Ways To Cut Costs On Flooring And Installation

Radiant floor heating is a highly desirable feature for most homeowners because it keeps feet warm during wintertime or when you get out of the shower and would typically step on a cold floor. If you want to enjoy a luxurious experience in your master bath, similar to what you might get in a spa, then you should add radiant floor heating. Taking on this project with minimal financial restrictions is easy, but it's more challenging to accomplish on a tight budget.

Preparing Your Carpeted Floors For Hardwood Flooring Installation

Updating your home's floors offers a convenient way to renovate your space without having to do a complete remodel. Transitioning from carpeting to hardwood floors updates the look of your home quickly and beautifully. If you are planning to install hardwood flooring, here are a few things you can do to prep for the installation. Remove The Old Carpeting You can have your flooring contractors remove your old carpeting for you, but removing it on your own is a simple do-it-yourself project you can do ahead of time.

How To Install Carpet

Installing your own carpet is a fairly easy job that can be done in just a few short hours and save you a lot of money. It can be done as a solo project or with the help of another if you wish to save some time in the process. Materials and tools To accomplish the job you'll need to purchase several important pieces. First is a product called smooth edge, which you'll find at your local hardware store.