New Uses For Your Old Hardwood Planks

When your hardwood floor is too thin to sand anymore, it's tempting to just toss the planks out without further thought after replacing your floor. Before you throw them out, have a go at these ideas for your 'rubbish' wood. Make cabinets out of them - Good solid planks though too thin for your floor can make beautiful rustic cabinets...
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Colouring Your Hardwood

Ask yourself these questions: What look am I trying to get with this wood? How and I going to decorate it? What colour scheme in the furniture will there be in this room? Is there going to be a lot sunlight in the room where the hardwood is? What type of wood is the hardwood? Your answers to these questions will help...
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Choosing The Right Stain For Your Hardwood

Now that your floor has been sanded, it is time to choose the perfect finish. How to choose? There are so many great stain options. The following list reveals the most used stains and finishes that protect your valuable hardwood. It's a good idea to choose top coats that last longer and are easy to clean and reapply. Ask our...
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Flood Resistant Flooring

Parts of Brisbane are susceptible to to flooding. No floor will ever be perfect after a flood. If you live in or around the flood prone areas of Brisbane like near the river, you might want to look at flood proof options for your floors to minimize damage to your home. We've compared different flooring options and have come up...
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Keeping Your Floors Clean

One of the least liked chores that must be regularly done is floor cleaning. Save your floors, save money, save time, and save your back by applying the following ways to clean different types of flooring. For budget cleaning, try these handy tips: A few splashes of white vinegar mixed in a few litres of water is an environmentally friendly...
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Which floor to buy? The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

You walk into a flooring store and see rows upon rows of different types of flooring. It can be overwhelming finding the flooring you're happy with. Nowadays there are hundreds of types of flooring available. Which one gives you the best bang for your buck? Which flooring should you avoid? Here are some facts about certain types of flooring that...
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Beneath the Paws and Claws

Want pets but afraid they might destroy your floor? Check out these hardy flooring types. We've numbered them from the best (1) to average (7) in terms of durability (not prone to scratches), cost efficiency, and how easy it is to clean. 1. Porcelain or ceramic tile - In terms of cost efficiency and hardiness, this is the best for...
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Timber Flooring – Care & Maintenance

Timber flooring is beautiful to look at and fantastic for any in the household with allergies. As it is a natural material, when cleaning wooden floors you need to keep in mind a unique set of requirements, so a little extra care can go a long way in keeping your flooring looking great for longer. Here are a few of them. Care & Maintenance of Timber Flooring Your...
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Floor Sanding 101 – Part III – Floor Polishing

Once you have completed floor sanding and you have purchased the below items, you are now ready to coat your floor. If you have landed on this page first, please go back and read Floor Sanding 101 Part 1 and Part 2 first. All sections of the floor polishing process are important and this stage is significantly difficult. It requires accuracy and...
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