Instructables: exploring - home-renovation - floor http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:14:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Lay Tile http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Lay-Tile/
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 10:07:38 PDT
How to install hard wood floors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-hard-wood-floors/
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 08:21:47 PDT
Tips on Remodeling a Small Bathroom http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-on-Remodeling-a-Small-Bathroom/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/KKBX/H672WPAC/FTFKKBXH672WPAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/KKBX/H672WPAC/FTFKKBXH672WPAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/KKBX/H672WPAC/FTFKKBXH672WPAC.SMALL.jpg The Family Handyman Turn your small, cramped bathroom into a one which is much more convenient, elegant and easy to clean. These projects make the typical 6 x 8 ft. bathroom feel larger and more comfortable. We'll walk you through the steps for getting more natural light in your shower, replacing your dingy old bathtub...
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 21:56:51 PST
Upgrading a room floor with self adhesive Vinyl floor Planks with the help of Hydraulic car jack http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrading-a-room-floor-with-self-adhesive-Vinyl-/
Upgrading a room floor with self adhesive Vinyl floor Planks with the help of Hydraulic car jack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/2Q5D/H672X1PL/FIA2Q5DH672X1PL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/2Q5D/H672X1PL/FIA2Q5DH672X1PL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/2Q5D/H672X1PL/FIA2Q5DH672X1PL.SMALL.jpg 786Ayesha Thank you very much for posting this fix and improve contest which made us  to do our guest room so quickly.We  have been postponing this for the last two years and finally done with it.If not for this contest  I guess we wouldn't have done it this summer too. Here is my next  Instructables...... as...
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Mon, 27 Aug 2012 13:12:53 PDT
2nd floor office http://www.instructables.com/id/2nd-floor-office/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/3ZTH/GYH33DZ2/F723ZTHGYH33DZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/3ZTH/GYH33DZ2/F723ZTHGYH33DZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/3ZTH/GYH33DZ2/F723ZTHGYH33DZ2.SMALL.jpg jtetla Images Showing how to create a model of an existing office space
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Fri, 10 Feb 2012 06:02:11 PST
Refinishing an Hardwood Staircase http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinishing-an-Hardwood-Staircase/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 16:35:19 PST
DIY PLYWOOD FLOORS http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PLYWOOD-FLOORS/
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Sat, 31 Dec 2011 20:02:33 PST
Under floor insulation. http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-floor-insulation/
Under floor insulation. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/P8UT/GPLJ1GU2/F5NP8UTGPLJ1GU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/P8UT/GPLJ1GU2/F5NP8UTGPLJ1GU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/P8UT/GPLJ1GU2/F5NP8UTGPLJ1GU2.SMALL.jpg agatornz A few years ago living in yet another freezing floor rental, i  found a way to change things with out to much expense. Insulation works by trapping a layer of air, against a surface just as our clothes do on our skin, whether this is with in its folds or in a box.. What i used; Polystrene box...
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Sat, 2 Jul 2011 11:32:14 PDT
Repairing a rotted wall or floor joist http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-rotted-wall-or-floor-joist/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 12:25:22 PDT
Hardwood Floors; How to and Not to install http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardwood-Flooring-Installation/
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Fri, 26 Nov 2010 11:35:21 PST
How to easily remove vinyl tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-easily-remove-vinyl-tiles/
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Tue, 12 Oct 2010 19:36:09 PDT
How to install a Bamboo Floor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-a-Bamboo-Floor/
How to install a Bamboo Floor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/A8GH/GC4G9CS2/F33A8GHGC4G9CS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/A8GH/GC4G9CS2/F33A8GHGC4G9CS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/A8GH/GC4G9CS2/F33A8GHGC4G9CS2.SMALL.jpg Blackdog Barker Few things look better than hardwood floors, and when I found a good deal on bamboo flooring I couldn't pass it up. I am lucky to have a square-ish living room so measuring and layout is a little easer.. I have a couple of issues first I don't own a floor sander or a floor nailer or other professio...
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Mon, 2 Aug 2010 02:23:51 PDT
Sand and refinish your hardwood floors with a converted floor polisher http://www.instructables.com/id/Sand-and-refinish-your-hardwood-floors-with-a-conv/
Sand and refinish your hardwood floors with a converted floor polisher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/VE6K/G23UUFT9/F25VE6KG23UUFT9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/VE6K/G23UUFT9/F25VE6KG23UUFT9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/VE6K/G23UUFT9/F25VE6KG23UUFT9.SMALL.jpg tewharau I wanted to refinish my Rimu (New Zealand native timber) floors but I was doing it in the evenings and weekends and I didn't want to rent a floor sander for weeks at a time (OK, I'm cheap).  At the hire shop, they had big belt floor sanders but also a big circular floor sander.  I thought the circul...
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Thu, 19 Nov 2009 18:10:51 PST
Concrete Paver Floor http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Paver-Floor/
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Wed, 4 Nov 2009 08:27:28 PST
How to install a hardwood floor. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-a-hardwood-floor/
How to install a hardwood floor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/K4CC/FORZTIPP/FWIK4CCFORZTIPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/K4CC/FORZTIPP/FWIK4CCFORZTIPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/K4CC/FORZTIPP/FWIK4CCFORZTIPP.SMALL.gif mattl My house is over 120 years old so I figured that an upstairs bedroom was long overdue for new flooring. Especially since it only had the old tongue & groove sub floor rather than nice hardwood or carpeting. In this Instructable I will go through the basic steps necessary to install a new hardwood...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2008 20:01:06 PST
Removing Broken Floor Tile http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-Broken-Floor-Tile/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/81KC/FN82WQ6G/F4X81KCFN82WQ6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/81KC/FN82WQ6G/F4X81KCFN82WQ6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/81KC/FN82WQ6G/F4X81KCFN82WQ6G.SMALL.jpg Dremel Removing Broken Floor Tile with the Dremel Multi-MaxTM and the 1/8" Grout Blade #MM500 and Sanding Paper #MM900 w/ Sanding Pad #MM11
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Wed, 5 Nov 2008 15:32:03 PST
Installing a Floor Vent http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-Floor-Vent/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/S1O9/FN82WQ6X/FTZS1O9FN82WQ6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/S1O9/FN82WQ6X/FTZS1O9FN82WQ6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/S1O9/FN82WQ6X/FTZS1O9FN82WQ6X.SMALL.jpg Dremel Installing a Floor Vent with the Dremel Multi-MaxTM and the Wood Flush Cutting Blade #MM440.
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Wed, 5 Nov 2008 15:32:03 PST
How to divide a corner in a room. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-divide-a-corner-in-a-room/
How to divide a corner in a room. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/SLWU/FKD1LYVW/FPFSLWUFKD1LYVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/SLWU/FKD1LYVW/FPFSLWUFKD1LYVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/SLWU/FKD1LYVW/FPFSLWUFKD1LYVW.SMALL.jpg morthole When you lay a new floor and you will finish it then you find that the corners in your house are not exact 90 degrees. With this method you can cut or saw the right corner. What you need Bill of material: A piece of Letter or A4 format (used) paper with one straight edge. A pencil A ruler...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2008 08:09:31 PDT