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New Hardwood floor install gone bad.

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Floor » Hardwood 

New premium grade 3/4" x 1 1/2" red Oak hardwood. I purchased it directly from the wholesaler. My flooring  ... read more »

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can dark oak flooring be lightened?

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Should shoe molding be in one color throughout or match the color of the floor

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I have hired a contractor and I am getting hardwood in my living room and tile in the kitchen. The contractor recommended  ... read more »

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maitenance of topflor parquet?

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We bought enough boxes of topflor oak parquet to do more than two rooms. We bought them at Marden's in Maine which sells  ... read more »

I would like to change the color of a parquet floor with polyurethane coating without sanding the poly. What works on parquet?

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Floor » Hardwood 

The floor is currently a light oak colored parquet with polyurethane coating and it does not match the floors in next room  ... read more »

How to stain stairs actively being used

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I am nearing the end of a major 6 year renovation of my 1913 Victorian home and the only things left to do are installing  ... read more »

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How to get the gummy carpet padding off of wood floors

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Floor » Hardwood 

Has anyone found a good solution to use to get the gummy carpet padding off of wood floors? (Looks like all of the posts  ... read more »

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Can I install hardwood in a raised deck in massachusetts

Paul's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Paul in  Floor » Hardwood 

I am having a raised three season porch built in the Spring and wonder if I can have hardwood for a floor. I live in Massachusetts  ... read more »

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tapcon best for holding wedges to sloped concrete walk

Spaulding's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Spaulding in  Floor » Hardwood 

I have a sloped walk up to stairs. I want to put steps on the slope. Screwing wood "wedges" into concred will  ... read more »

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What can i use to get carpet padding that is stuck to my hardwood floors

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im installing concrete pillars to a wooden porch will the concrete adhere to the wood?

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Removing carpet tack strips from a concrete slab

Susan's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Susan in  Floor » Hardwood 

I need advice on how to remove tack boards. I ripped my carpet out which revealed lots of tack boards attached to the concrete  ... read more »

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what size nails for face nailing 5/16 oak square edge flooring.

Terry's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Terry in  Floor » Hardwood 

I need to face nail a small amount of 5/16" thick oak flooring. It is not T&G but rather square edge. Sub floor  ... read more »

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