Monthly Archives: February 2017

Wood Flooring: The Environmentally Friendly Flooring Material

What makes wood flooring the environmentally friendly flooring option? To grow one pound of wood, a tree uses 1.47 pounds of carbon dioxide and gives off 1.07 pounds of oxygen. Consequently, an acre of trees can remove about 13 tons … Continue reading

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Tile Laying Techniques for Uneven Surfaces

An uneven floor or wall surface can lead to several problems in a tile job. Tiles may crack, pop loose or “lip” — a condition that occurs when the corners or edges of some tiles stick up higher than those … Continue reading

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Brief overview of A Quality Wood Floor

Here is a brief overview of the different aspects of picking out a quality wood flooring product. Raw Materials This can be difficult to ascertain but it is important to note that quality products start with quality raw materials. In … Continue reading

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Mosaic Tile Ideas for the Bathroom

Mosaic tiles are the name given to any material of tile that measures 2 inches or smaller. They can be glass, stone, porcelain or ceramic and while they are sometimes sold as individual tiles, they are typically mounted on sheets … Continue reading

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Wood Floor Finishes

Wood flooring can be finished in numerous different ways. Some finishes are burnished into the wood, some are natural oils that harden over time, some are a top coating that actually builds a film of protective finish over the wood … Continue reading

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How to Cut Stone Mosaic Tiles

Mosaic tiles commonly come on a sheet of plastic mesh that holds the small tiles in place to promote a simpler installation. When installing the tiles, it is often necessary to cut the sheets to fit around the perimeter of … Continue reading

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Tips to maintain your Real Wood Floors flooring

Follow these helpful tips to provide preventive maintenance to your Real Wood Floors flooring. It will extend the beauty and lifespan of your investment in the home. Place a rug around sinks to prevent water damage. During the winter months, … Continue reading

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