DIY Hardwood Floor Blog
5 Proven Hardwood Flooring Thickness Categories
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 Best Basement Wood Flooring Brand and Options
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 Easy to Install Wood Flooring (No Experience Needed)
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 Hardwood Floor Scratch Repair and it's Costing
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.
Timber Flooring Cost to Install Hardwood Floors and How to Reduce It
You’re trying to figure out just how much your dream hardwood floor will really cost. Until you have have an assessment done by a contractor, it’s tough to be too sure of what the installation will cost, but this article with arm you with some real-world numbers to help you with your decision making process.
We’ll start by presenting our case study of an 850 sq ft solid hardwood floor installation. We’ll present the job specifications and the actual real-life quotes we got from 3 different contractors in our city. We’ll show you before and after photos of the job we ended up doing mostly ourselves, and of course, we’ll show you the final bill. Lastly, we’ve got some great some great tips to help you save even more money when installing your hardwood floor.