DIY Hardwood Floor Blog — before you install

RSS
Red Oak vs. White Oak Flooring: Which Should You Choose?

Red Oak vs. White Oak Flooring: Which Should You Choose? 0

Should you choose red oak or white oak for your new hardwood floor? Discover the differences between these two types of oak and why one might be better than the other.
3 Best Dust Masks for Woodworking, Flooring, and Sanding

3 Best Dust Masks for Woodworking, Flooring, and Sanding 0

Sawdust is hazardous to breathe. Choosing the correct dust mask can keep you healthy. Learn why plain dust masks and surgical masks are no good in the woodshop.
How to Have Waterproof Wood Flooring

How to Have Waterproof Wood Flooring 0

If you love hardwood floors but have a wet room, there are several options. Learn whether you need waterproof hardwood flooring or if water-resistant flooring will do.
What You Need To Know About Replacing Carpet With Hardwood Flooring

What You Need To Know About Replacing Carpet With Hardwood Flooring 0

Deciding to replace your old carpet flooring with hardwood is a huge call to make. Here's what you need to know before you replace your old carpet with hardwood flooring.
Light Wood Floors or Dark Hardwood Floors? Which is Best?

Light Wood Floors or Dark Hardwood Floors? Which is Best? 0

Choosing between a light hardwood floor and a dark hardwood floor is not as hard as it seems. Designers help you decide how to find which color is best for you.
Floor Transition Strips & All Your Options for Wood Floor Transitions

Floor Transition Strips & All Your Options for Wood Floor Transitions 0

Floor transition strips create a visual design element between flooring materials. See the wide variety of flooring transitions, how to make and install them.