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Temporary Trade Show Flooring Also Perfect for Stages and Studios

Temporary Trade Show Flooring Also Perfect for Stages and Studios 0

Flooring is the foundation of every studio, stage, exhibit booth, or hall. When correctly installed, it becomes more than just a safe, level place to walk. It is a blank canvas for interior decorators, set designers, booth engineers, and trade show strategists to work their magic. After all, the right flooring is the foundation of any design. It ties the aesthetic look and atmosphere of the space together.
5 Proven Hardwood  Floor Thickness Categories

5 Proven Hardwood Floor Thickness Categories 0

If you’re considering installing a hardwood floor in your home, and want to do-it-yourself, you’ll need to make a lot of decisions. You must choose between hardwood and engineered flooring, the color, the wood, the installation method, and the thickness of the material. Will you install the flooring below, at or above “grade”? 

We’ll look at the two types of flooring, what’s appropriate for the kind of installation you want, and their pros and cons. Where a hardwood floor's thickness matters is whether you plan on flipping the home or one you’ll pass down to your great-grandchildren.

8 Popular Basement Wood Flooring Options

8 Popular Basement Wood Flooring Options 0

Basements are prone to moisture, condensation, and humidity, not a good combination for wood.

In this article, we’ll show you 8 possibilities for wood or wood-type flooring for your basement. But, before you can install wood we’ll give you tips on how to address the moisture issues, the concrete slab, and subflooring.

Your Easiest Hardwood Flooring To Install With No Experience

Your Easiest Hardwood Flooring To Install With No Experience 0

If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you don’t have much experience installing hardwood floors and you want to find the simplest way to do it.

You’re interested in installing hardwood for your home as an upgrade, a sound investment, and because it looks good.

You’ve probably looked at all the flooring options out there, like carpet, linoleum, tile and even finished concrete. Then you listed all the pros and cons. When you stepped back with hands on hips looking at your floor, your choice was clear…

3 Methods for Stained Hardwood Floor Repair

3 Methods for Stained Hardwood Floor Repair 0

Stained hardwood floors need proper maintenance to look beautiful. However, even with proper maintenance, accidents happen.

This article will explore the various types and severity of damage your hardwood floor can sustain. We’ll discuss repair methods, wood floor repair cost, cost to have wood floors refinished and how much to resurface hardwood floors. Depending on the type of hardwood and the extent of the damage, there are types of repairs you can make yourself. We’ll look at DIY flooring on a budget and wood floor gouge repair

How To Install Wood  Flooring Over Concrete

How To Install Wood Flooring Over Concrete 0

Do you know that you can install a beautiful hardwood floor over concrete regardless whether your floor is on the second floor, at ground level or in the basement? You’ll find concrete floors in almost every home. This article will focus on basement installations. However, the information applies to installing hardwood over concrete at any level.