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  1. Flooring
    I have a rental with linoleum in the kitchen that is outdated. It is in good shape...no cuts or holes...and the floor is level. It is old roll linoleum. The cuts are seamless. The guy who did this work years ago did a great job. I am ok w/DIY projects. I can do simple things like paint, change...
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    I live in coastal South Carolina where it tends to be very warm and humid in the summer, and temperate in the winter. Summer temps range from 70-95 degrees, winter temps from 30- 70 degrees. I have a screened in porch that is about 140 sf. with a wood floor. The floor is of level and solid...
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    I am having Armstrong Alterna tiles installed (glue down with Armstrong recommended glue) in two bathroom, and want to make sure it is waterproof (being glued onto a wood sub-floor). From this forum, I have read that you want to put the tiles as close together as possible to minimize the gap...
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    Hello - My grandmother has some old, small mosaic tiles in her bathroom. Think 1/2" from 1955. She asked me this weekend if she could put peel and stick over it, and I told her that she most likely could, though it may not be ideal. After reading over the forums (and using some common...
  5. Flooring
    We need to replace the downstairs carpet in this rental property. It currently has hardwood in the entry and kitchen/eating area. We'd love to put vinyl planking in the living room, but are concerned about the transition from the vinyl to the hardwood. It it worth trying to find vinyl that's...
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    The previous owner of my home laid vinyl self-adhesive tiles over the vinyl flooring in the kitchen. I've been told the vinyl below was in good shape when she did this. Unfortunately, the self stick tiles are coming up and the corners are breaking off every time I mop! I've even cut my foot...
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    A new installation of Halls Vinyl Flooring has become discoloured, bright yellow, within days of a mat being placed on it. Previous vinyl floor never marked after 4 years use..with same mats.... Can anyone offer advice on HOW TO CLEAN / REMOVE the staining... :(
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    Hi there: My wife and I have a back entry area in our basement. It is 24' by 10' and we are planning on putting down a vinyl floor and using at a mud room/storage space. In the past someone had vinyl down and most of it has come up and there is a little more that needs to be taken up...
  9. General DIY Discussions
    We are helping my in-laws fix up their turn of the century Maui home. These tiles were used in various parts of the house and we would like to finish projects with the same Kentile Georgetown Red Colonial Brick tiles. We will need 5 boxes. Mahalo! We are searching for about 5 boxes of 9" x 9"...
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    Should I remove the vinyl or not? I have a 1960's home with a slab foundation. The rear of the house is a 40 X 11 room I am am in the process of rehabing. My plan for the flooring was to remove the carpet and pad and install 12 X 12 porcelain tile. (I should mention that this room was once an...
  11. Flooring
    I pulled up the vinyl in my kitchen which was glued in spots to my concrete floor. Besides the places where the glue was applied to the concrete there appears to be a "waxy" substance on the surface of the concrete. I'm going to lay a new ceramic tiles floor and want to be sure I do the best job...
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    I am new to DIY chat. We are going to put down new flooring in our foyer/entry. It is a very small space, but gets lots of traffic. We have an old house on a basement. The entry is on the first floor. At this time there is peel and stick tile down which has been down for MANY years and has...
  13. Flooring
    I am considering this floor as a cheap alternative to wood/laminate, over my concrete basement floor. For anyone unfamiliar with this floor, it is a floating vynil floor that comes in planks similar to laminate. On one short and one long side of each plank, there is a piece of vynil sticking...
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