Solving Problems Underfoot: A Flooring Blog

Answering Some Questions About Timber Decking

A timber deck is a great addition to any home; it gives you a space to enjoy the outside without worrying about a muddy patio area when it rains or having to pour concrete to create a back porch. Many homeowners can even fabricate their own timber deck with a few power tools and a bit of knowhow. If you're thinking of making your own timber deck or want to have one installed, note a few questions you might have about the material overall and about how to keep the deck looking its best. Read More 

Sanding a Wooden Floor: Top Tips

While sanding a wooden floor might seem easy, it isn't uncommon for DIY sanding jobs to leave wooden floors looking uneven and feeling rough. Below is a simple guide to sanding a wooden floor in your home, which will help to create a great finish. Clean any Dust and Debris Before you begin work, it is vital that you sweep and vacuum the floor in order to lift any dust and debris. Read More 

Top Tips On Removing Tongue and Groove Floorboards

From time to time you may find that you need to remove a floorboard in order to carry out maintenance work in your home.  If you have tongue and groove boards, you'll need to go about removing them in the right way in order to avoid causing damage. Here are some top tips on how to remove a tongue and groove floorboard quickly and easily. What you'll need pipe and cable detector floorboard saw electronic drill with large wood bit pad saw Everything you need for this job can be bought from a good hardware supplies store, such as Peninsula Timber Pty Ltd. Read More 

Building with Recycled Materials: 6 Reclaimed and Recycled Materials to Consider

If you are looking for a cost effective and environmentally friendly way build or remodel your home, then you are headed the building-with-recycled-materials route. There is a wide range of recycled materials you can use for your floors, ceilings, and walls among other places. In addition, recycled materials can be used for both indoor and outdoor applications. Since building with recycled materials can help you save a significant amount of money in costs. Read More 

Tiling tools that every tiler can’t do without

If you are planning on handling a major tiling job, it is important that you invest in the proper tools for the trade. Laying new tiles is a worthy investment in terms of giving your house an aesthetically-pleasing look that is durable and simple to maintain. The type of tiling tools you make use of to perform these installations will determine the success or failure of the project, so you need to tackle a project with the right tools designed for the task at hand. Read More