Waterproof carpeting? Is it for real? As a parent and/or pet owner, you want so very much to have that nice, soft carpet feel underfoot, but most carpeting does not have the ability to resist stains, soil accumulation, and odors. Carpet manufacturers have been trying for years to produce this type of carpeting, but with limited success. Now that there really is an actual waterproof carpeting product, you might be wondering how it works, and what all of its benefits are.
In Tuscany, you can transform a basic bathroom into one made from the travertine stone found all around that area of Italy. The results are quite stunning, and very authentic to the region. If you want to recreate the look of a Tuscan toilette (pronounced TWAH-lett) in travertine, here is how you can make this bathroom a reality in your own home.
The Travertine Tiles
Buy nothing but authentic Italian travertine tiles.
Are you going to update your carpet to hardwood? When you are replacing your carpet with hardwood, whether it is custom or modular, there are a few simple ways to save on the cost of the project. This article shows how you can remove your existing carpet and completely prepare your floor for the hardwood floor installation project. This is a very easy way to reduce the labor bills on your project.
When you spend the money to have hardwood flooring installed in your home, you want to make sure that it is going to keep its beauty for as long as possible. This article will discuss 3 tips for keeping your hardwood flooring looking great.
Remove Excess Water Immediately
If you notice that there is sitting water on your hardwood floor, you are going to want to make sure that you remove it immediately.
Hardwood floors are a great flooring option that actually gets better looking over time. Age and wear can give your floors a rustic feel, but if "rustic" isn't exactly what you're looking for, the best news is that you can refinish your floors to make them look like new again. Sanding the boards down and restaining them can give your floors that glossy, traditional look. See below for tips on how to refinish your wood floors yourself.