Q: Is it easier/cheaper to remove parquet versus wood strip flooring?
A: Parquet is generally glued down compared to strip which
- Remove parquet flooring
I need to remove parquet flooring in order to put 3/4'' solid wood down. What is the easiest way to do this?
- Painting parquet flooring
Is it possible to paint parquet flooring as an alternative to replacement?
- Installing salvaged old hardwood strip flooring
I took out some old hardwood strip flooring from a renovation job and pulled out the nails from the back and plan on cutting out the damaged wood and re-installing the good wood in my home. I have put down a tongue and grove plywood subfloor and am wondering if…
- Using strip hardwood flooring for treads
I have just completed installing pre-finished strip hardwood flooring and have lots left over. Can I use it for treads on my stairs? From looking around on the Internet it seems special treads that cover the entire width of the stairs are the norm. My stairs are 42" wide stairs…
- Remove wax from laminate flooring; Someone used a wax product on my laminate flooring!
Someone used a wax product on my laminate flooring. Since it has been put on my floor, all I see are scratches. They don't feel like scratches-- just look like scratches. They're all over my floor. Someone said it's the wax finish buildup causing the scratch marks. What do I…
- How to remove some old tile
Q: I am trying to figure out how to remove some old tile that has plywood underneath. My house was built in the 1900's and I guess later the owners wanted to update the kitchen with that awful red, tile looking brick. We discovered in a corner that there is…