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  • A New Interior for an Antique House

    Addressing structural issues first made the interior finish work easier.

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    Eight new designs for commercial-grade high-laminate flooring based on urban and global designs.

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    Carbide Wood Flooring Router Bit Sets let you mill tongue-and-groove flooring from solid or engineered wood.

  • Installing a Wood Parquet Floor

    Assessing the moisture content and surface condition of the slab was the critical first step.

  • Mud-Bed Showers

    Floated mortar walls provide a flat, plumb setting bed over irregular wall framing.

  • OSB Subfloor Over Decking?

    Q: We're building a four-season addition over an existing raised deck framed with PT lumber. Is it okay to install OSB subfloor sheathing directly over the wood decking, or should the decking be removed first?

  • Cupped Hardwood Flooring

    Q: Can moisture condense on the back of a prefinished hardwood floor above an uninsulated crawlspace and cause cupping? The flooring was installed over 15-pound asphalt felt and an OSB subfloor; poly covers the ground underneath the dry and ventilated crawlspace of the 2-year-old home.

  • Floor Level of the Garage

    Q: Can the floor of an attached garage be at the same elevation as the floor of adjacent living space, or does there have to be a step down into the garage?

  • Drying a Stone Cellar

    Letting the water run through keeps this 200-year-old basement dry.