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Laminate flooring is a very good choice for families with pets and children as it is more dent and stain resistant than hardwood flooring. You selected your laminate flooring and wonder if you can install it yourself. Installing laminate flooring is both easy and rewarding – you can show your skill and save money [...]
By michael On August 26
Garage door weather stripping seals the garage door and prevents dust from entering your garage in windy days, prevents heat from getting out during cold days or getting in the hot days. Installing agarage door weather stripping bring the benefits of cleaner, warmer in the winter, cooler in the summer garage and lower electricity [...]
Almost any company selling garage doors offer installation services with the purchase of a new garage door. However, for a true do-it-yourself handyman, installing a sectional garage door can be both fun and rewarding. It allows him to tackle an interesting project and save few hundred dollars in the process.
By admin On August 1
If ceramic tiles, porcelain, or stone coverings are installed on cement subfloors, it is highly recommended to install a crack isolation membrane to waterproof the floor coverings and protect them from the movement of the cement floor.
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You realized that your floors are not soundproof enough and you are looking for a floor soundproofing solution. Cork underlayment is the best soundproofing material available that can be used to soundproof any residential floor.
Installing cork flooring tiles provides a number of benefits such as excellent soundproofing, static resistence, great floor surface insulation and exquisite looks and visual appearence. In addition, cork flooring is a natural, environmentally friendly, renewable and easy recyclable product.
You plan to install a new ceramic floor or a vinyl floor and the thickness of the underlayment is a concern. Cement boards provide a less thicker, exceptionally hard, and durable underlayment. It is better than plywood and efectively prevents the growth of mold and mildew.
By admin On July 21
Getting you feet warm with a radiant floor heating system is gaining popularity especially in kitchens, baths, and other home areas with ceramic tile floors. Here are the facts and step by step instructions on how to easily install such floor heating systems.
By admin On July 18
Rubber floor coverings are scuff and stain resistent, resilent, durable, stable, hold very well under heavy use, and easy to maintain. Rubber floors are perfect for your weights room, home gym, or home fitness room, and are relatively easy to install.
The typical options for tile underlayment are plywood, cement boards and isolation membrane. Properly preparing the subfloor is key to any success tile floor covering project. Here are the steps required to sucessfully install plywood, cement boards and isolation membrane underlayments.
You are looking at finishing your basement or installing some type of more confortable floor covering on to of an existing cement floor. Typically concrete floors are prone to be damp, especially in basements. A water resilient subfloor will provide you with the best afordable solution.
One of the most important step before installing any floor covering is installing the floor underlayment. Poor underlayment materials and/or underlayment installation can result in questionable results, failure of the floor covering and costly repairs.
When you need to hang something on drywall the safest solution is to detect a stud and use a wood screw. But sometimes this is simply not possible if for example you need to place the hanged item very precisely on that wall. In this situation you have to use one of the solution [...]
When you are planning for a DIY ceramic tile installation project you have to know in advance what materials and tools you will need. Here is a detailed list of materials and tools used for ceramic tiles projects. Of course you still have to calculate the quantities of materials for your actual situation.
After planning the drywall installation project and shopping for all the materials and tools you will need comes the moment when you have everything you need to start hanging the panels. Here are the rules you have to follow to get good results with minimum headaches. You already have the plan and the sketch [...]
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You are looking for compact fluorescent light bulbs for your home but you do not really know their names and designations. Here is a comprehensive list of standard and commercially available compact fluorescent light bulbs, their names, how they look like, along with their base types.
Hanging drywall is not a very complicated job but this doesn’t mean it is trivial. It involves a fair amount of steps, using many specific tools and making various decisions based on project specific conditions. As in any other situation a man with a plan is way better off than any man without the [...]