how to level concrete floor

How to Level a Concrete Floor (Step-By-Step Guide)

When you have a subfloor, slab or foundation that is made of concrete it can settle, shift or be poured incorrectly. When this happens the concrete floor can become sloped, uneven and out of level. In this article, we will look at the tools, equipment and methods for leveling a … Read more

How to Strengthen Floor Joists From Beneath

In many homes, it is common for floors to start to sag after a while.  This common occurrence usually is not something to be worried about. However, if the floors are sagging too much, it could be a problem.  Most of the time, when floors are sagging, it is because … Read more

how to stain concrete to look like wood

How to Stain Concrete to Look Like Wood

If you have concrete floors, you know how uninspiring they can be. Unless you have a heavily contemporary or minimalist look for your home, concrete won’t be the best option.  If you don’t want to remove your concrete floors, there are ways to warm them up. One of the best … Read more

how to stain concrete patio

How to Stain a Concrete Patio to Look Like Stone

Concrete can be a great material for patios due to its durability and versatility.  However, one of the downsides of having a concrete patio is that it can be slightly plain. Many people who have concrete patios wish that there was some way to make them a little more exciting.  … Read more

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How to Measure for New Flooring

New flooring is a great way to revitalize your home and give it a new look. You might be surprised at what installing a new type of flooring or a new color can do.  Before you can do that, though, you have to know what your budget is and what … Read more

how to fix steep basement stairs

How to Fix Steep Basement Stairs

If you live in an older house, you may have noticed that the stairs in the basement are very steep.  This is a common problem in older homes. Not only is it inconvenient, it can also be very dangerous.  You are much more likely to trip on steep stairs, which … Read more

refinish bamboo flooring

How to Refinish Bamboo Flooring Like a Pro!

Bamboo is an incredibly unique and charming flooring material that has a one-of-a-kind look.  Its deep grain and natural patina makes it a great choice if you want something different. Your home can benefit greatly from its richness and durability.  Because of its thin makeup and grain structure, bamboo can … Read more

how to fill large gap between baseboard and floor

How to Fill a Large Gap Between a Baseboard and Floor

Living in an old house can be an exciting adventure. However, with old houses come new problems and some are easier to fix than others.  A common issue with old homes, and even new homes, is a large gap between the flooring and the baseboard on the walls.  This gap … Read more