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Tips for Staining Your Wood Floor and Wood Furniture
by Guest Post on Sep 15, 2011
Wood furniture staining can be a tricky challenge. To make this task a lot easier and to obtain remarkable results, follow these easy stepwise instructions. Preparation, stain, varnish, clean up. It's that simple! Continue reading →
The Do’ and Don’ts of Fitting Hardwood Floors
by Guest Post on Sep 23, 2011
Hardwood flooring is an expensive material and if you are installing it for the first time then here are a few pointers worth reading. If in doubt then call on a professional to do the job for you – remember, mistakes can often be more expensive to put right than the installation would have cost you in the first place. Continue reading →
Sanding Wooden Floors
by Magdalena Ehnes on Nov 30, 2011
One of the messiest jobs in decorating is sanding a wooden floor. The process may be messy, but the end results are worth all the hard work. Follow these steps to transform your wooden floors. Sanding will create more dust than you can imagine and it will get into every nook and cranny. Continue reading →
Transform Your House with New Flooring
by Guest Post on Dec 13, 2011
When you look around your home and it looks tired and out of date, can you see where the problem lies? Often, it’s not the colour on the walls, or the furniture in your home that needs updating. True, you may have recliners that look a little worn round the edges and your sofa might be sagging a bit, but they don’t really make the house look bad. Continue reading →
Why Choose Polished Concrete Flooring?
by Guest Post on Jan 20, 2012
When deciding on what flooring to put in a new home, everyone wants that will enhance the overall appearance of their home. Installing a polished concrete floor is not only pleasant to look at, but it offers many health benefits for the whole family. Plus, it is much less expensive than other popular flooring options. Continue reading →
Simple Cleaning Tips for Maintenance of a Varnished Hardwood Flooring
by Guest Post on Apr 4, 2012
Efficient upkeep of a wood floor starts with frequent and regular cleaning utilizing a broom and/or a vacuum cleaner to remove as much dirt or grit as possible. Dust, as well as grit, will produce minimal abrasion, dulling the finish over the years. Continue reading →
Installation of a Wood Floor
by Guest Post on Apr 16, 2012
Since acquiring and installing quality hardwood floor represents a considerable investment, it's important that the quality of workmanship fulfills the highest standards and that specific care is taken to help prolong the life and beauty of your wood floor. Continue reading →
Care and Cleaning of Linoleum
by Michigan State University on Apr 27, 2012
Linoleum is an older floor covering that may be found in some older homes. It needs waxing to preserve its surface, usually water-based self-polishing wax, but solvent-based wax to be polished with an electric buffer can be used. It dents easily and is badly damaged by alkalis. Continue reading →
Care and Cleaning of Slate Floors
by Michigan State University on Apr 27, 2012
Even with regular slate floors maintenance, stains will still occur, especially in the grouted area of the slate floors. Grout by nature is very porous and can easily absorb spills, which causes staining. Continue reading →
Choosing Vinyl Flooring
by Guest Post on Apr 27, 2012
It is sometimes very hard to determine the advantages and disadvantages when choosing a new vinyl floor for your home. You may remember it as the stuff that dented, tore and was hard to clean in the apartment you used to live in. You might also remember the vinyl floor your mother had. Continue reading →
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