Hardwood Floor Over Concrete

How To : Install hardwood floor on concrete

This video shows you how to install a hardwood floor over concrete. You will need a plywood base. This video demonstrates the nail down method. You will need 15 nails per 8 feet by 4 feet sheet; plan according. The entire process is very easy and gives you easy steps to follow ...more

How To : Instal hardwood floors over concrete

This instructional flooring video demonstrates how to install hardwood flooring over concrete. Make sure the concrete is dry and level. Apply a moisture protectant on top of the concrete.

How To : Install a glueless hardwood floor

This type of wood flooring isn't nailed or glued down, it floats on top of the floor and fits together like a puzzle. It's like a wooden carpet. Install a glueless hardwood floor. Click through to watch this video on homedepot.com

How To : Care for a hardwood floor

Want to to improve the overall appearance of your hardwood floor? This video will teach you tips for hardwood floor care and maintenance, and also how to repair a damaged hardwood floor.

How To : Remove & replace a hardwood floor board

Need to replace or repair a single hardwood floor board? Don't want to pay people hundreds of dollars to do it? Well, if you have a circular saw and a straightedge. Then you can do-it-yourself by following this video. First of all, remove the old board by cutting a section of ...more

How To : Stain your concrete floor

In this tutorial, we learn how to stain a concrete floor. To start, you will need to prepare your floor by cleaning it vigorously. Remove all dirt from the floor, then use detergent and water to wash, when finished dry with a shop vac. You will have to use a hand brush to scru ...more

How To : Install a solid hardwood floor with Lowe's

A solid hardwood floor offers a clean and simple alternative to carpeting. This video tutorial demonstrates how to install solid hardwood flooring in your home. Once you’ve prepped the subfloor, let the wood planks acclimate to the room temperature for at least 72 hours. Check ...more

How To : Install a locking hardwood floor with Lowe's

In this video, we learn how to install a locking hardwood floor with Lowe's. First, prepare the sub floor before you begin installing the floors. After this, grab all of the tools you need to install the flooring properly. Place spacers between the flooring and the walls and s ...more

How To : Stain a concrete floor

Using acid stains on concrete floors can be cheaper and easier to maintain than laying down tile on your floor. Here, Gaye Goodman shows you how to make acid stains on your concrete floor, a nice, economical way to make beautiful floors. First, you should test on samples of yo ...more

How To : Fix a crack or gouge in your hardwood floor

Start by putting tape around the area that you want to patch. This will keep the wood filler from getting all over the rest of the floor. If there is anything down in the floor like dog hair or crumbs make sure you get that stuff out before you put the wood filler in the area. ...more

How To : Sand a hardwood floor

Aba Wood Flooring demonstrates how to sand between coats when working with water-based finishes on hardwood floors. When you use an electric sander, avoid overheating the surface when sanding between coats of a water-based finish. Accomplish this by replacing conventional sand ...more

How To : Tile a concrete bathroom floor

Is the floor in your new home made of ugly, cold concrete? If this is the case and you would like to get rid of it, check out this tutorial. In this video, learn how to tile over a concrete bathroom floor. It shouldn't take you long to get the hang of this process and this vid ...more

How To : Create flooring in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Wash & clean your hardwood floors

The best way to clean a hardwood floor is to make sure that you don't use excessive moisture. For the actual process, you should just get a dry mop. You should try to make sure that your hardwood floor never gets wet at all. In the event that someone steps on your floor with t ...more

How To : Install glue-down hardwood flooring with Lowe's

This Lowe's video shows you how add warmth and beauty to your home by installing hardwood floors step by step. First you must prepare the sub-floor. You will need engineered hardwood planks, transitions, and moldings. You will also need flooring adhesive, trowel, hardwood floo ...more

How To : Finish hardwood floors naturally & safely

In this tutorial, we learn how to finish hardwood floors naturally & safely. First, buff out the entire floor so the surface will adhere better with the stain. Buffing it will give it a beautiful finish and a glossy look. The spatter that happen white using the pad can be buff ...more

How To : Clean your hardwood floors

AskAuntPattie is providing you with some how-to tips when it comes to cleaning your hardwood floors. Use a microfiber pad to dry dust on your floor. There are all different sizes of pads for your needs. You should clean the floor as often as you like. You can test your floor w ...more

How To : Patch your hardwood floors

Part of the charm of hardwood floors is their imperfections. Slight variations in grain and color, as well as the minor spots and specs in the wood help provide an aged-to-perfection look for your floors. However, you may encounter a cracked plank or damage to a section of you ...more

How To : Save money by staining your own concrete floors

In this video from cdrhead we learn how to save money by staining your own concrete floors. First vacuum the floor and under the sheet rock removing as much dirt and dust as you can. Place plastic on all walls and unfinished wood trim. Now use a 4 inch scraper to remove any re ...more

How To : Refinish wood floors with an oscillating sander

Hardwood floors in older homes can be hidden treasures. You may not realize it, but under the dark finish, scuffs and scratches is probably a beautiful hardwood floor just waiting to shine through. Sanding off the old finish gives you a chance to get down to the bare wood and ...more

How To : Refinish wood floors with a drum sander

Hardwood floors in older homes can be hidden treasures. You may not realize it, but under the dark finish, scuffs and scratches is probably a beautiful hardwood floor just waiting to shine through. Sanding off the old finish gives you a chance to get down to the bare wood and ...more

How To : Lay a wooden floor at home

Want to lay a hardwood floor yourself? It's easy. Provided, that is, you have all of the following materials: wood panels (preferably with built-in foam underlay), plastic sheeting, duct tape, tapping blocks, a hammer, a crowbar, a straight edge, a miter square, a pencil, stri ...more

How To : Install a Trafficmaster Allure vinyl floor

Trafficmaster Allure flooring is a popular option for many remodels because it is waterproof, durable, and easy to install. Find out just how easy by watching this video, which walks you through the process of installing the faux-hardwood version of the versatile flooring in a ...more

How To : Remove stains from wood floors

Did someone spill Kool-Aid or red wine on your hardwood floor? Well, before you bust out the power tools, watch this how to video with few home remedies that will lift up that stain, and require a lot less power tools.

How To : Install tile on a shower floor

Thinking about renovating your bathroom? It's a lot easier than you might think to remodel your bathroom. See how to install mosaic glass tiles on your concrete shower floor with this tutorial. Watch this how to video and you can tile the shower in your bathroom in no time.

How To : Install a sump pump with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a sump pump. Steps: 1 Set sump basin upside down on basement floor; mark its outline on floor. 2 Use demolition hammer to chop through concrete floor. 3 Dig hole deep enough to set basin flush with floor. 4 Wrap the ...more

How To : Install a tongue and groove floor

There are fewer things finer in a home than a hardwood flooring. For the do-it-yourselfer, however, it can be a fun, yet daunting task. Installing a hardwood floor can best be described as a combination of rough and fine carpentry. Pounding the nails home and bending warped fl ...more

How To : Transport moving boxes from room to room

Moving is one chore no one looks forward to. Watch this video tutorial from home improvement expert Danny Lipford to get some tips on how to transport moving boxes from room to room. Moving heavy boxes can be hard work, but there are some simple tricks that will save your bac ...more

How To : Expand your garage shelving

More handy shelving ideas from home improvement expert, Danny Lipford. See how to expand your garage shelving in this video tutorial. While the garage is a great place for storage, it often becomes cluttered, making it hard to find what you need. Here are some easy projects t ...more

News : Laminate flooring, floor preparation

There can be areas of preparation you may not have anticipated before you start your project of installing your laminate flooring. Concrete Preparation If you are installing your laminate flooring over a concrete slab, you may not notice until you remove the old carpet that ...more

How To : Make miniature tile flooring at 15mm scale

Watch this instructional model making video to make miniature plaster tile flooring for war game terrain. Add a thin layer of plaster for a smooth level floor for your game piece or diorama. The layer of plaster simulates concrete as is, or you can etch in tiles while the plas ...more

How To : Install laminate floors in your home with Lowe's

Lowe's home improvement expert Mike Kraft is back again to show to help us install laminate wood flooring in our homes. It has been assumed that proper sub-floor preparation has been done. All the tools, equipment, and materials are gone over in detail for your safety. Proper ...more

News : The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Their were many pedestrians in the scene as,they seen firefighters struggling with the horrifying disaster and they couldn't do much only continue to stare as bodies continued to drop.. Firefighters arrived at the Triangle Shirt Waist Company Fire minutes after the alarm was ...more

How To : Refinish hardwood floors in your home

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to refurnish hardwood floors. Using a drum or belt sander, begin by cutting 36 grit abrasive. Then remove all the old finish marks and scratches from the main body of the floor. Using an edge sander, do the same thing. Now vacuum the f ...more

How To : Attach Timber to Concrete Using Concrete Anchors

How to install concrete anchors.How to attach timber / wood to concrete or any other SOLID masonry surface using masonry anchors / DynaBolts. DynaBolts (that's the name for this particular anchor in Australia. They are know by other names in other countries) are the ideal anch ...more

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