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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.
Woodworking expert Bruce Johnson shows how to care for hardwood floors .
Marc Bartolomeo explains how to install an engineered hardwood floor .
How to measure, mark and paint a diamond pattern on a hardwood floor .
Learn how to size up the many types of wood floors available and make the choice that best fits your home and budget. We'll tell you the strengths and weaknesses of solid wood floors and laminated wood floors , as well as the price range and the skills you'll need if you want to install them yourself. We'll also give you expert buying advice so you can shop for your wood floor and get the best deal possible.
Prefinished, engineered wood flooring is an affordable DIY alternative to the traditional sanded and finished solid wood floor . Installation is fast and clean: start on Saturday morning and have a completed floor by Monday morning.
Snap-together wood flooring is so easy to install that you lay a beautiful, yet durable hardwood floor in a weekend—no messy glue and no heavy nailing. It's prefinished too, so no dusty sanding and painstaking finish work. In this article we'll show you how to prepare your floor and then lay the boards. It's the perfect project for the novice who has some simple carpentry skills.
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.
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