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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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Five Fun Ideas for Installing Carpet Tiles in Your Kids' Playroom

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Carpet tiles are gaining popularity because they are easy to install and an interesting alternative to the traditional roll of carpet, but they can also be super fun. That’s what makes them great for kids’ bedrooms and playrooms in particular. Looking for ideas? Here are five fun carpet tile ideas to consider for your kids’ playroom: 1. Create a multi-coloured design. With carpet tiles, you can choose your kids favourite colours or even every colour in the rainbow, and you can create a custom multi-coloured design for their floor.…

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