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  1. Flooring
    Hi; I've removed old carpeting from some stairs and want to resurface with engineered hardwood. Several YouTube videos show that the tread overhang should be cut back so that the tread is flush with the riser. Why is that necessary since it is extra work? Any insight is much appreciated. Thanks.
  2. Flooring
    Hi everyone, I have a house built in the 60s here in Southern California San Fernando Valley. Temperature can get over 110 F some days. The house is raised foundation with wood floors installed over planks, see photo, in the bedrooms. Rest of the house has tiles installed over the same wood...
  3. Project Showcase
    So, last Friday night, I decided it was (finally) time to rip out the temporary carpet in the master bedroom (and adjoining walk-through closet), and replace it with the "steal of a deal" engineered hardwood I had sitting in the basement. The house is only 3 years old, but when we were at the...
  4. Flooring
    I was at a flooring store to pick out flooring for a remodel project. I had already picked out an engineered wood floor, but was told it needed to be glued down. I'm putting it over concrete and after several discussions and internet surfing I found out I could float it, but the joints would...
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