DEAR TIM: I'm carving out a small space in my garage attic transforming it into a man cave. The walls and ceiling in the attic are already drywalled. I have to get electric cables into the new partition wall. It appears the easiest way to do this is through the floor. The trouble is the […]
Specialized tile pattern and designs can create an eye-catching addition to your floors. Here are some tips on how to lay out your tile design, including doing a dry run. Make sure your pattern fits together properly before you begin grouting your tiles.
Having a flat floor is critical when installing ceramic tile. High or low spots in the floor can cause the tile to crack. A new electronic laser level helps you locate the high or low spots in your floor.
Marble floor polishing can remove small scratches. You can polish the flooring either by dry sanding or wet sanding. Use special silicone-carbide sandpaper in range of grits to slowly work out those imperfections.
The installation of hardwood flooring is a major project. Hardwood floors require special tools for installation. The floor must be level before the wood flooring is installed. Some flooring systems, such as floating hardwood flooring, don't get nailed to the floor below. The wood pieces interlock.