Concrete Floor Leveling Tools

If you plan to make concrete floor leveling in your home or apartment you need three main things:
Tools
Knowledge
Skills
In this short article I share with you tips on what kind of tools you need to make concrete floor leveling.
After reading a list of the necessary tool you may realize that part of them you have in your garage or storage and another part of it you need to buy in the local stores.
Here is a set of simple tools for liquid concrete floor leveling: (more…)

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How to Install Curved Stair Nosing

Before learning how to install curved stair nosing, I messed up a lot of material for which I had to pay out of my own pocket. If you are newbie to the hardwood floor installation, do not ever do this job alone. It is best to invite an experienced hardwood floor installer who will show, explain and will teach you the art of curved stair nosing installation.

No need to be tempted by the high cost of the work for rounded stair nosing. If there is not a floor professional next to you, it is best to give up this project. (more…)

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Stair Nosing: Do It Yourself

Sometimes when you install hardwood floor on stairs you need custom stair nosing. It depends on many cases: size of stair nose, unusual profile or designers’ idea. To get this kind of stair nosing take a time because you should order it from manufacturer and wait.

At this time hardwood floor installer and customer lose their time and money during stair nosing preparation. How to avoid it? How to make happy your customer and yourself? (more…)

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Concrete Subflooring Preparation

Each concrete subflooring preparation is similar and everyone is different. All the time you’ll face with projects where you should invest your time, power and… savvy.

In this video you’ll see concrete subfloor leveling for the room on the second floor. As you know, ready to use concrete subfloor leveling compound is liquid, so you have to think about the ground floor when you pure it. To protect the first floor you should tape all joints between walls and a subfloor. (more…)

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How to Install Engineered Hardwood Floors on Concrete

Doing engineered hardwood floor installation on concrete most likely you will be using glue down techniques.

If you are familiar with these floor installation techniques (even a bit) you should know that hardwood floor installer often does his work on his knees. Trust me, it is very hard job!

Even if you install engineered hardwood floor on concrete only once (in your home) you’ll stay lots of hours on your knees. (more…)

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