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Timber Floor Restoration: How to Choose the Right Floor Finish

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Timber floors are ideal for giving your home a rustic, country look. However, stains, spills, and age can cause timber floors to dull and lose their aesthetic value. Restoring your floors by sanding and refinishing can help give them that fresh and beautiful look as if they were new. One of the important aspects of restoring your timber floors is choosing the ideal finish from the wide range on the market.…

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A Guide To Transforming Old Wooden Flooring

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Tatty old wooden floorboards can be transformed into a thing of beauty by carrying out a simple project over a couple of days.  You’ll need a few basic building materials and tools that you can obtain from a good DIY store or local supplier, together with some basic DIY experience. Here’s how to transform your old, wooden floor. What you’ll need power saw drill and wood screws nail punch tape hammer wood filler and filler knife floor sander and edge sander (available from tool hire shops) chisel white spirit face mask finishing oil How to do it…

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Four Ideas to Warm or Insulate the Floor of Your Tiny Home

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If you want your tiny home to be as efficient as possible, you want it to be as insulated and warm as possible. While many people remember to insulate the walls and the roof, they forget to insulate or heat the floor. Want a tiny house that’s relatively impervious to the hot and cold? Then, check out these ideas for insulating your floor: 1. Insulating layer As you build your tiny home, crawl underneath it, and apply some insulation below the floor joists.…

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