Jul 1, 2016 . The upstairs landing should be hardwood with carpet in the bedrooms. . John Mentis, Long & Foster: Buyers today prefer wood floors..
Jun 26, 2012 . Hardwood floors are noisy, not nice on bare feet, show dust, need to be dry mopped and wet . Hardwoods are better, but prolly louder upstairs
Oct 14, 2013 . I am curious to hear the pros and cons on putting hardwood floors at the stairs and upstairs hallway. I saw model homes this weekend in Irvine,..
I've lived in homes with carpet and in homes with hard wood flooring. .. Our living space upstairs is all hardwood, which makes for poor noise insulation above
Oct 23, 2017 . What are the advantages and disadvantages of hardwood flooring in the bedroom? A look at the pros and cons, and the effect on home selling..
Oct 17, 2012 . Flooring is one of the biggest decisions a homeowner makes, so carefully weigh the pros and cons of carpeting and hardwood floors
I'm buying a house with mostly lovely solid hardwood floors (a warm medium/cherry-ish oak color), but with BAD old berber carpet in the bedrooms. Would it be..
As an ideal flooring for upstairs rooms, it absorbs and deadens sound. . As cork is warmer than wood, it is soft on the feet and gives a slight spring to the step
Wood Floors: Upstairs Installation. I want to put engineered hardwood flooring in my upstairs rooms. The second story has plywood subfloors after the carpet is..
Jun 22, 2016 . Installing hardwood floors is pretty straightforward, but if you're going to . For the rest of the upstairs, we had used a color called Lono Oak that..
To ensure that you have good floors in your house, just knock on wood. Nothing rivals the way wood warm ups a room, its classic good looks, or how long it..
Touchedpainter Last reply on Mar 19, 2017. I am replacing carpet in upstairs bedroom with hardwood floor. My primary concern is acoustic, to reduce squeaks
Dec 13, 2011 . Wood floors are prime candidates for refinishing and restoration. ... We bought the house in 1976 and the floors upstairs were a very dark..
Nov 3, 2014 . I used to think that hardwood floors in a bedroom seemed cold. . Our house had carpet upstairs when we moved in and I am trying to convince..
Nov 5, 2013 . So you want to DIY yourself some pretty wood floors do ya? ... Our floors went in our upstairs bedrooms so they're on top of a plywood floor
Feb 3, 2017 . Consider the other floor finishes you have in your home. If you already have laminate or hardwood upstairs and downstairs, carpeted stairs may..
It's what you don't see that is the most important part of a beautiful, long-lasting hardwood or laminate floor: A well-prepared subfloor is key to lasting hardwoods..
Oct 3, 2016 . Hear a squeaky wood floor in your home? It might be trying to tell you something. See our article for the 5 things that might be causing your floor..
Dec 24, 2014 . Replacing carpet with hardwood floors is a smart idea. Why? Hardwood flooring is preferred by home buyers and renters across the United..
Carpeting, runner or bare wood? Check out these ideas for matching your stairs floor treatment to upstairs and downstairs flooring
May 1, 2015 . So you've finally decided to pull up the old carpet in the family room and replace it with a wood floor. But what kind of wood floor? Hardwood is..
Oct 13, 2017 . The debate over carpeting versus hardwood floors ends here, because it . party downstairs while your partner is asleep upstairs, no problem
The typical dispute has a common set of facts: an upstairs unit owner decides to remodel. They remove carpeting and install hardwood or tile in its place
Mar 1, 2016 . There isn't a wood flooring installer in the business who isn't guilty of taking a shortcut or two on the job site from time to time. The good news is..
Dec 29, 2016 . Whether it's new hardwood or refinishing existing hardwood floors, .. color asap, and we will be redoing the upstairs in the near future as well
When you do hardwood floor refinishing, you need to add stain using the regular painting techniques. It's a very good idea to begin the stroke similar to the place..
Aug 22, 2016 . Hardwood floors are fashionable, but in condos they can be noisy for . intended to reduce the transmission of noise from an upstairs unit to a..
The squeak is caused by the wood subfloor that isn't properly attached to the joist. You need to ... My ensuite is large, upstairs and 25 years old with a tile floor
Apr 12, 2017 . I'm so excited about these new engineered hardwood floors I can't even tell . floors installed upstairs in the hallway and the master bedroom