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Pros and Cons of Berber Carpeting

Choosing Your Flooring: Pros and Cons of Berber Carpeting Advantages: Durability: If the carpet is made from olefin or nylon, you will be getting a highly durable floor covering that will stand up well in high-traffic areas. Stain resistant: Except for oil-based substances, Berber carpet does not easily absorb spills..

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How to Install Hardwood Flooring

Instructions for Installing Hardwood Flooring At least 72 hours before you start your installation, bring the wood planks into the room so that they can acclimatize to the room temperature and humidity. This will reduce the likelihood you will have problems with moisture, such as warping. Sweep and vacuum the.

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Hardwood Floors vs Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood floors vs engineered flooring: what is best? If your flooring were a movie it would be an old spaghetti western, and hardwood flooring would be Clint Eastwood and engineered hardwood flooring would be 'Angel Eyes' Lee Van Cleef. The two types of wood flooring have become arch nemesis, with.

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Wood Floor Installation Advice

Know your home's humidity level and seasonal variations before you install your floor. If needed, allow your floor planks to acclimatize to your home for a few days before you install—as wood expands and contracts with humidity, which can cause planks to 'settle' poorly after installation. As a guide, wood.

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Wood Floor Installation Tips

2. Measure your Moisture It is critical that the moisture difference between the floor and the subfloor not exceed 4%, so use a moisture meter on both before installation. It helps to bring the flooring in a couple days before it will be installed to let it acclimatize. Ideally wood.

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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,.

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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.

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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 2x2 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.

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Marine Litter Being Repurposed into Carpet Materials

Discarded Fishing Nets Make Up Marine Litter According to a report released by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), there are about 640,000 tons of abandoned fishing nets currently in the oceans. They make up approximately 10 percent of marine litter..

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Ceramic Tile: the Natural Flooring Choice that is Hypoallergenic, Too!

Fire Resistant Ceramic tiles do not burn, which makes them a good choice for homeowners. As a result, they do not give off smoke nor produce toxic fumes. Retains Colour Even if ceramic tile is exposed to direct sunlight, the colours will not fade over time. Moisture Resistant Once ceramic.

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