May , You could use a laminate hardwood floor.it will still look like a really nice flooring but the laminate will be great for easy clean up if you have paint or spills The wood would be as well and has the advantage of being able to be sanded and refinished several times (if you are using solid hardwood).
Jan , Majority of the house has oak wood floors Ceramic or stone tile wasn t At the time, FSC flooring was twice the price of regular oak flooring We sourced the wood floors from the United States Note, we don t have The basement has a floating cork floor for sound, softness, and warmth I regret not adding
Nov , From this video you can learn how to put hand scraping hardwood on stair landing I tried to I pulled up our carpet stairs to find red oak treads unfinished and in great shape, but the x landing is plywood The last Any thoughts, or stick with the oak flooring idea, assuming I can find some unfinished .
Solid wood flooring moves constantly as the humidity level changes expanding when the humidity is high and contracting when the humidity is low If problems with high humidity in the c lspace or basement under your house persist, consider closing up all vents and installing a dehumidifier under the house or
Sep , This particular laminate flooring is so beautiful and looks a lot like real wood But it s not wood, which is way better for a basement where, of course, things tend to be bit damp I made a video to go over all the details on what you need and how to install a laminate floor yourself I ve included a materials list in
Mar , If it s still solid then you might try to acquire some component waterborne, (it s not typically sold to the public but if you contact a local wood flooring When I did my basement, I actually put the paper down with polyurethane with some stain in the poly, saving myself from having to stain later and it turned
May , Solid wood flooring is permanently attached to the subfloor in your home, and it works best when nailed over plywood, oriented strand board or wood subfloors It works well when used at ground level or above in your home, but it is not recommended for use in the basement because it is known to react
Jul , You can see the underside of one of the planks above (black) and the idea is to alternate the planks and stagger the seams just like real hardwood as you go along, joining them together in the middle of the next plank You keep fitting them together like a puzzle, butting them as close as you can and then
Oct , Durability, Typically able to withstand more moisture than solid hardwood Much depends on how many layers the engineered wood has, however, and what protective finishes have been applied Can be installed in basements in drier climates Depends on a number of factors, such as whether the floor is
Aug , To create the look of shiplap without the expense, we opted for installing wood flooring on walls and ceilings Here s how we So while we ve been making slow and steady progress on the basement family room, it s not anywhere close to being done (We use and love Pure Tung Oil by Real Milk Paint.)