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  1. DIY Hardwood Floors : Lay a Contrasting Border

    Mix and match colors of wood laminate flooring, add a few stone tiles as accents, and suddenly you've made an extraordinary wood floor for the same cost as an ordinary one.

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  1. How to Refinish Hardwood Floors

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    Renew a wood floor in half the time and at half the expense of sanding. The secret is to screen the old finish. Read on to see if screening will work for your floor.

  2. Refinish Hardwood Floors in One Day

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    Renew the finish on your wood floor without the hassle of sanding. Instead, use a simple chemical etching technique and apply a new topcoat of finish. It also works on plastic laminate floors.

  3. Hardwood Floor Sanding: Do It Yourself Tips

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    Follow these hardwood floor sanding and refinishing tips from a veteran floor refinisher to achieve a smooth, professional-quality finish.

  4. How to Lay Hardwood Floor With a Contrasting Border

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    A wood floor is attractive, warm and durable, and it’s affordable too if you lay it yourself. Adding the special border feature will also make it unique. Materials aren’t cheap, but you’ll save a ton by following our step-by-step directions rather than hiring a pro.

  5. Patch a Hardwood Floor

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    We'll show you how to replace a damaged hardwood floorboard in just a couple hours using basic carpentry tools. This article covers removing a hole-filled or otherwise damaged tongue-and-groove board, then installing a new one.

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  1. How to Fix Scratches on Hardwood Floors - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    Over time, a hardwood floor is bound to get scratched, nicked, or even gouged. If you're looking for how-to fix scratches on hardwood floors –or tips for keeping them from happening in the first place—read on.

  2. Common Wood Floor Repairs - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    Wood floors are durable and easy to maintain, but they're still subject to accidental gouges, scratches, and heavy wear. Consider these tips for common wood floor repairs.

  3. Rx for Hardwood Floors

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    FromBobVila.com

    Special problems need special solutions—and that's particularly true of wood flooring .  When accidents happen, first ...

  4. Engineered Wood Floors - Everything You Need to Know - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    An engineered wood floor offers distinct advantages over its hardwood cousin while retaining all of the warmth and appeal of real wood. The reason—it is real wood!

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  1. Sanding Hardwood Floors – Well, Sort of

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    Tom Baker submitted this video in one of The Family Handyman's video contests. He will show you why you should wear a helmet when sanding hardwood floors with a belt sander.

  2. Ceramic Tile on Wood Floor

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    Tim Carter, of http://www.askthebuilder.com, demonstrates tips you should know before installing ceramic tile over plywood or OSB.

  3. How to Setup a Room for Painting

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    This video illustrates the various steps required to prepare and paint an interior room.

  4. How to Turn Logs to Flooring

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    George Vondriska demonstrates how to make pine logs into planks to use as wood flooring .

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Blog Posts

  1. Hardwood Floor Finish Repair

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    FromAsk the Builder

    Do you have worn spots on your hardwood floors ? Here is a hardwood floor finish repair tip that will save you money and restore your floor finish.

  2. Mind The Gap When Installing Natural Wood Floors

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    Fromwww.remodelingguy.net

    Kim and I have recently started a new site all about remodeling and design ideas and pictures. This article was inspired by one of the images Kim found for the new blog – you can find it here: Beautiful Workspaces {Dreamy Desks}. The floor in the photo above is, for lack of a more boisterous [...]

  3. Wood Floors Improve Indoor Air Quality

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    FromA Concord Carpenter

     

  4. Replacing A Toilet with No-Tools

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    Fromwww.remodelingguy.net

    Not all home improvement projects are created equal. Some are more glamorous than others. New granite countertops and hardwood floors are examples of these jobs. These are the ones you post pictures of on Facebook. Then there are those projects which are more, shall we say, utilitarian. They’re the ...

  5. Modern Wood Floor Lamp from a 1x2

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    FromAna-White.com

    DIY Modern Wood Floor Lamp from a 1x2 - super easy DIY Project! From ana-white.com Skill Level:  Starter Projects Room:  Bedroom living room office Teens Style:  Modern Estimated Cost:  Under $20 Project Type:  Home DIY Dimensions:  Cut List:  Cutting Instructions:  Author Notes:  Hi everyone!   ...

  6. Scratched wood floor ! Help!

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    FromPosts tagged: flooring

    Help poor me. I scratched my oak floors  this weekend moving a couch out. My floors are my pride and joy and its a small scratch but it breaks my heart regardless. Any ideas? There HAS to be some sort of trick!  

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