Year: 2020

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Your Complete Guide to Kitchen Floor Tile (Ideas and Tips!)

There are quite a few amazing kitchen floor tile ideas, all of which can look great in your kitchen. Floor tile is a great choice for kitchens because it is durable, available in a wide variety of styles, and easy-to-clean. For do-it-yourselfers, kitchen floor tile is a fairly easy installation. Kitchen Floor Tile Ideas Add […]

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6 Budget-Friendly Ideas to Spruce Up Your “Blah” Basement

Tired of a ho-hum basement? Your basement doesn’t have to be the stereotypically dreary basement, and it doesn’t have to cost a fortune to fit it up—especially with these finished basement ideas. The first step to a beautiful—and more interesting—-finished basement isn’t the most glamorous, but it is important. Before picking up a hammer or […]

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Budget-Friendly Floors that Aren’t Solid Wood (But Look Like It!)

Want the warmth and beauty of solid wood floors, but don’t have a huge budget? This list of budget-friendly floors make just as big of a statement as wood, but without the huge hit to the remodeling budget. As an added bonus, these floors work in almost any room of your home. Some of these […]

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Best DIY Wood Floors for a Basement

Wood flooring looks great in every room, so why not install wood floors in a basement? Before you rush out for new flooring, there are things you should know about wood basement flooring options. First of all, and most importantly, solid wood flooring is not recommended in a basement. Unfortunately, moisture seeping through the concrete […]

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Is vinyl plank flooring good in a bathroom?

Vinyl plank flooring in a bathroom? Yes! Vinyl is definitely on the list of bathroom flooring options, and luxury vinyl plank flooring (LVP) is no exception. Vinyl Plank Flooring in Bathroom: Pros and Cons Pros Cons Durable May scratch or puncture Water-resistant Doesn’t add value to a home Easy-to-clean Attractive Available in a wide variety […]

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finished basement with tan carpet over concrete

Can carpet be installed over concrete?

It’s a common question, “can carpet be installed over concrete?” Yes! In fact, there is no other flooring as plush as carpet, which is why it’s a top flooring candidate for installing over concrete. Carpet can be installed in basements, additions, and even in garages converted to living space. Tips for Installing Carpet Over Concrete […]

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mudroom with tile floors

5 Durable Mudroom Floors You Can Install Yourself

Mudroom floors have to be more than just beautiful. They have to be tough enough to withstand all the foot and paw traffic, water, gravel, and sand that get tracked in. And that’s not even counting all the backpacks, boots, sandals, and jackets that get dumped in the entryway! In essence, these mudroom floors check […]

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Luxury Vinyl versus Tile: Which is better?

Choosing between luxury vinyl and tile is a hard choice, but one that is a little bit easier if you know the pros and cons of these attractive floors.   Luxury Vinyl Porcelain and Ceramic Tile Durable Yes Yes Easy-to-Clean Yes Yes (though grout may need a hard scrub) Available in wide variety of styles […]

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luxury vinyl floor in kitchen with radiant heating

Can I install luxury vinyl over radiant heat?

Luxury vinyl flooring and radiant heating are two of homeowners’ favorite products. They can also be installed together for an INCREDIBLY comfortable floor underfoot. It’s easy to see why luxury vinyl flooring and radiant heating are so popular. Luxury vinyl floors are durable and stunning. Many floors resemble wood and tile so closely that it’s […]

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gray laminate floor installed as a diy flooring project

6 “Must Know” Tips for a Successful DIY Flooring Project

Installing flooring in your Wisconsin home is not the easiest task. It comes with a long list of DIY flooring tips and tricks—all of which can determine whether the end result is beautiful or a redo. A DIY floor also comes with a list of terms, like expansion gap and subfloor, that are important to […]

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