Heating and cooling bills can put some serious stress on your finances. This is particularly true if you live in a climate that’s cold in the winter and downright blistering the rest of the year. While insulation in your walls, ceiling, attic and basement may be helping, there’s a good . . . Read more
Before any work on a DIY project can begin, there are certain safety guidelines to consider and follow throughout the duration of the project. Wear safety goggles. Unplug any power tools when making adjustments and when not in use. Make sure all power tools are grounded. Check the power cord . . . Read more
You’ve researched your options, pored through catalogs, and examined tile samples. The search is over and you’ve finally found the perfect flooring for your home. The last step before placing your order is to measure the floor. This is a crucial part of the process because an order that’s too . . . Read more
If you’re looking for a sustainable flooring material that stands up to wear, offers cushion underfoot, and has insulating properties, cork might be the answer. This environmentally responsible flooring choice looks great and reduces your carbon footprint. Here are some cork flooring terms to familiarize yourself with: Acclimate: A several-day . . . Read more
Here’s a guide to what you should do prior to laying your flooring.
Many homeowners wonder whether they should start with the cabinets or floors. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of either order.