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How to Install a T-Molding for Floor Transitions

Remodeling a house requires hard work and creativity because you want to make everything look nice while also aiming for high quality results. As there are many rooms in a house, you need some designing lessons or experience to make the environment from one room to another complimentary with each other. Floor transitions have a lot to do with the overall ambiance of a house because it’s where people walk on. Just observe yourself – you always look at where you’re ...

Laying Hardwood Floors Along Hallways – Basic Facts

Basically, there are 3 ways of laying hardwood floors along hallways – vertically, horizontally and diagonally (at an angle). As there are rooms along hallways, however, utmost consideration should be taken when deciding on your floor plan. Remember, there should always be a smooth flow as you walk from one area of your home to another – otherwise, the entire ambiance of your home will be out of sync. Vertical Style Opting for laying hardwood floors vertically is an economical way to ...

Basic Shades of Grey Hardwood Floors for Your Home

Have you caught on the latest trend when it comes to hardwood floors? Grey-colored hardwood flooring is very popular today, so using this style for your home renovation will surely please you as well as your guests. Sure, there are different types of flooring that you can use. When I am doing a home renovation job, I have a lot of options. Aside from hardwood, carpets, tiles and linoleums are just some of the most popular choices. If you have your heart ...

How to Install Tile Floor to an Entryway

Needless to say, the entrance to your home gets the highest traffic. And for that, your choice of flooring for this part of the house should be durable enough to handle it. For me, having tiles on the entrance is the most practical choice because it’s not only durable but easy to clean as well. Oh, and with the many choices of tile flooring ideas, it’s not going to be a boring entryway too. Removing the Old Flooring If you’re renovating your house ...

How to Caulk Baseboards

Caulking baseboards is a must – that’s why DIYers should learn how to this task. Professional contractors as well as painters make sure that this is included for certain jobs, otherwise, the end results won’t look as good. When Do You Need to Caulk? After finishing up work on baseboard woodworks and walls, you might find that there are black lines in between them. These are actually gaps between the baseboard and the wall, and they look like black lines to the ...

How to Install Stair Nose Molding

Stair noses refer to the molding or pieces of wood installed on the edges of staircases. When I first heard of this term, it really intrigued me, as I know for a fact that stairs don’t have noses. LOL. Now that I have been in the home remodeling business for many years, this term doesn’t seem so strange anymore. And believe me, you’ll find other terms in home construction and renovation that are funnier than stair noses as you become more ...