Hello, my name is Richard and I have just finished a massive renovation job on my new house. The house needed a lot of DIY work but the area which was most badly damaged was the flooring. The previous owner had let their dogs run over the wooden floors causing stains and scratching. When I first saw the flooring, I was convinced that I would need to replace it all. My friend who is a flooring contractor said he thought it could be repaired. He taught me how to sand down each piece of flooring to remove the damage. Now my floor looks as good as new.
When you're converting your attic, there are plenty of things that you need to think about. However, many people forget to consider all the types of flooring that are available, instead opting for laminate flooring without thinking about the alternatives. It's a somewhat understandable decision; most attic rooms make use of laminate flooring, and it's not like laminate performs the role poorly.
That said, you'll actually find that carpeting is far more advantageous, and here are just four reasons why. [Read More]
Having to contend with an uneven floor is common when replacing or installing new flooring. To ensure that your new structural hardwood floor is flawless, you would have to make sure that the subflooring is smooth and even. If you are embarking on a DIY flooring project, the following are some of the techniques you could consider to remedy uneven flooring.
The use of a levelling compound
One of the easiest ways to fix uneven subflooring would be by applying a levelling compound. [Read More]