Jul , A penny saved is a tile floor! penny floor cover I found an amazing step by step guide which provides a complete run down on materials, timing and instructions We did make some small changes such as using only one coat of resin but our surface didn t need to be kitchen counter grade Why not take our
Feb , painting concrete floor concrete floor painted and sealed Then, days later, we went back with the glossy sealer and rolled on the top coat It gives it a nice shine and looks so clean and fresh now And no, it s not slippery! It s no worse than a tile floor and should really hold up to lake traffic She will add
Jan , Learn from my mistake, be sure to seal any large cracks in the concrete, or you ll be doing the job twice Save Using a paint roller, roll the primer onto the floor and wait for the primer to dry per the instructions on the bottle Later this week, I ll show you the next steps we took to install our tile flooring.
May , How to Use Self Leveling Cement to Level a Large Concrete Slab May When finished, we plan to install a ceramic or natural stone tile (e.g slate) in the area For those of The spreader s job is crucial to achieving level floors with self leveling underlayments, since the name is somewhat misleading.
If you re laying the floor directly on concrete, start by laying down a plastic vapor barrier to prevent moisture from ruining the floor over time is a floating floor that expands and contracts with changes in temperature, it s important to leave a gap between the floor and the wall which will later be covered by molding.
Apr , Another concern that several people asked about was if cork floors were water resistant and stain resistant Cork is naturally water resistant which is why they are used as wine stoppers And the Globus Cork tiles come pre sealed, but they sell a sealer to add a final coating after the installation.
Durable and easy to maintain, this practical, affordable floor covering is continually improving in looks and performance We love the historic appeal of floors covered with wood, stone, or ceramic But let s face it These materials can Factory applied adhesive secures tiles to concrete, wood, or existing flooring Easy for
Jun , Here we tank a concrete floor that has no physical damp proof course Tanking the floor is a great Hi Mr Ultimate Handyman, I have a Victorian house with original flagstones and ash underneath but it s such an impractical floor as it cannot be covered with tiles or carpet etc What could I do to make it
May , It is the most basic flooring material and generally forms the subfloor or base of a building that may be covered with wood or tile, or left exposed Concrete floors can be poured as part of a new build, or an existing floor can be stripped back to its concrete slab as part of a renovation A series of treatments
Feb , Because we were going to install tile on wood sub floor, we needed to add a layer of concrete backer board (which is often also called hardibacker) (or thicker) concrete backer board, enough to cover your floor box cutter right angle ruler backer board screws drill bit for backer board screws
Nov , This series covers everything for installing a ceramic or porcelain tile floor, including leveling the floor, installing underlayment, marking guides, laying tile The majority of installations take place over a wood or concrete subfloor, and the two big concerns involve too much deflection and movement from
Jul , So I prayed for no concrete Then I refocused and told everyone I basically saved the day, but my heart still breaks because previous owners had covered up the original beautiful tiles These bathroom floor tiles were done perfectly with what is known as the basketweave tile of the s.
If in the years to come, we ever tire of it, we can always lay wood or tile over the concrete design milk There has been a ton of planning involved in achieving the proper concrete floor, you can t just pour the foundation as you would in a normal house that would later be covered with another flooring material The concrete