Plywood Turned Hardwood Flooring - DIY — The Other Side of Neutral
Have you heard the news? Plywood underlayment CAN be used as flooring! If you are like me, you have heard of this and maybe have even seen pictures of it on Pinterest. I am here to tell you it can be done. I know this because, I did it! It's
Minwax Stain for Red Oak Floors | Elizabeth Bixler Designs
Choosing a Minwax stain for red oak floors was not easy. We love Restoration Hardware floors, but did not have reclaimed wood in hand so we recreated it.
DIY Plywood Plank Floors | Centsational Style
One of the many things I love about blogging is connecting with people from all across the globe, and I really love hearing from those knee deep in their own renovations and reading about their innovative home improvement solutions. Last week, Courtney from New Zealand sent me pictures of her DI ...
How to Level a Plywood or OSB Subfloor Using Asphalt Shingles & Construction Felt
This article is part of our series on How to Install Hardwood Floors. While preparing to lay 1100 square feet of hardwood flooring, we discovered significant variation in the OSB subfloor that will serve as the nailing surface for the hardwoods. This article provides detailed instructions for leveling a subfloor based on our project. Project Overview: Uneven OSB Subfloor The subfloor beneath our first floor is 5/8' oriented strand board (OSB) laid over 2 x 10 joists that are spaced 16 inches…
Rustic Hardwood Flooring Tips and Suggestion - Enjoy Your Time
Elegance to Your House Timber flooring doesn't simply look good. It elevates the account of your residence, especially when it comes time to sell. The tidy, traditional look of hardwood flooring adds an air of beauty to any space and also can last for decades ahead.
DIY Wide-Plank Floors (Made from Plywood!) - Juniper Home
I really wanted old-looking white floors for our new studio space. I actually saw some interesting, beat-up knotty oak at Lumber Liquidators for a little more than a dollar per square foot, which is practically highway robbery when it comes to wood flooring prices. But it was only about 2″ wide and after laying all...
Basement Remodeling Starts With Permanent Waterproofing
Basement remodeling can add lots of extra living space to your home but beware; basement water leakage could put a real damper on your hopes if not properly corrected. There are two conditions…
Finishing subfloor, or...
Solid Hardwood, Engineered and Laminate Flooring - Finishing subfloor, or... - Hey, I have a few questions I'd really appreciate some opinions on. First one is - below the plywood in my entire house
How to Make a Plywood Floor Look Like a Hardwood Floor | Hunker
Level and seal your plywood floor, sand it and paint wood grain with a rocking tool to make it look like hardwood.