Epoxy Garage Flooring Tips
A concrete garage floor coated with epoxy paint is a great way to improve the look of your garage, but it won't stick if the slab moisture is…
Garage Flooring Options
Garage floor coatings like epoxy paint or concrete stain, or coverings like snap-together tiles or floor mats instantly improve your garage.…
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How to Drill Through Floor Joists
You can safely drill joists for electrical and plumbing runs without weakening the joists, if you follow the rules.
How Hydronic Radiant Floor Heating Works
If you want to add an addition but your furnace can't handle the additional load, think about installing hydronic radiant floor heating. This…
How to Install In-Floor Heat
Warm up cold bathroom floors with electric in-floor heating mats installed under the tile. Use it as supplemental heat for comfort or as space…
How to Carpet a Basement Floor
Prevent damp basement floors from ruining carpet and other finished flooring. Install dimpled polyethylene to create an air space between the…
Water-Based vs. Oil-Based Polyurethane Floor Finish
Find out which finish is the best for you project, water-based or oil based polyurethane. They're both durable and good looking, but there…
How Joists Work
Learn how to maintain floor strength when you have to cut or drill joists for ducts, pipes, cables or other modifications. Following the rules…
How to Apply Epoxy Floor Paint to Your Garage
Transform a dull garage floor into a brilliantly colored auto showroom in one long weekend with a durable, professional quality epoxy floor…
How to Install Cork Tile Flooring
We'll show you everything you need to install a cork floor. Cork flooring is a natural, renewable product that’s easy to install yourself with…
Electric vs. Hydronic Radiant Heat Systems
Choose the best infloor heating system. We cover the pros and cons of electric systems and hot water (hydronic) systems for comfort and space…