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Advantages of Leather Flooring for Your Home

Why Choose Leather Flooring for your Next Decorating Project Versatile Since it does not conduct heat or cold, leather is warm in winter and cool in summer. It feels soft to the touch and provides some sound insulation. This makes it a good choice for living rooms, bedrooms, home offices, and libraries. Available in Several […]

How to Refinish a Hardwood Floor

Steps Involved in How to Refinish a Hardwood Floor Sand off the old finish. You need to use a walk-behind floor sander and a hand-held power edge sander for getting into the tight spaces against walls, in corners and near doorways. Each of these units comes with its own vacuum and a dust bag system […]

How to Keep Used Hardwood Flooring and Tiles Out of the Landfill

Up-Cycling Projects: Don’t Throw Out Leftover Hardwood Flooring and Tiles Wooden Plank Doormat You’ll need: Handsaw 2×2 planks of wood 6 feet of 1/4 inch sisal or twine 3/8 inch drill bit Cut planks so that they are 22″ in length. The size of the mat should be about 80 percent of the width of […]

Marine Litter Being Repurposed into Carpet Materials