Flooring

How to Find Square Layout Lines

If laying out square lines is part of your next home improvement project (like tiling a bathroom floor) here’s a great tip. Establish one line parallel to a wall (the most visible one works best) and mark off 4 feet on it.

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Tile floor.

Flooring Options: Choosing The Right Floor

There many options available when choosing a new floor for your house. Read on to find out about the advantages and cost of flooring from tile and carpet to hardwood and laminate.

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Laying mosaic tile border.

Hiring A Tiling Contractor

Fixing a botched tiling job is expensive, disruptive, and messy, so hiring a seasoned professional and making sure the job gets done right the first time is essential. Read on to find out how to hire a tiler for your remodeling project.

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Tile floor

Installing Tile Over a Wood Subfloor

The use of a plywood subfloor topped by cement backer board has made tiling much easier today than when I started my remodeling career. But there are a few important considerations to take into account when tiling over a wood subfloor. Read on to find out more

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Installing laminate flooring.

Wood-Look Flooring Alternatives

Few flooring materials are as visually appealing as wood. We install a lot of traditional solid-wood flooring, but many of my customers are opting for one of the alternatives to solid wood because it usually costs less.

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Using a handsaw on top of a tile spacer to cut door casing for tile floor.

How to Cut Door Jambs When Laying a Tile Floor

Watch this video to find out how to cut door jambs and casings with a handsaw when laying a tile floor.

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Scoring ceramic tile with a glass cutter to cut the tile to size.

How to Cut Ceramic Tile with a Glass Cutter

Find out how to cut ceramic tile by hand using a glass cutter, square, and wire clothes hanger. Watch this video to find out more.

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