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What is a good flooring material that can go into a home?

Published on January 4, 2014 By jackwilson

I hate carpets. They are hard to clean, germs, dirt, and odors live inside of it. I prefer something like hardwood or tile. What are other flooring options for putting into a home besides wood and tile? My budget is less than 00. Thanks.

anyone use Lowe's/Home Depot for kitchen installation?

Published on June 30, 2011 By jackwilson

hubby and i will be inheriting a house from grandma and, well, it’s stuck in 1953. everything is original to the house, including the appliances, rugs, etc. since we will be lucky enough to not worry about rehab costs on top of a mortgage, we will be able to spend a decent amount of money […]

Remodeling stone fireplace?

Published on February 12, 2011 By jackwilson

We moved into a townhome with one of those 80’s style cobblestone fireplaces. The fireplace is in a corner next to the stairs and the stone surround goes from floor to ceiling. It looks very out of date with our modern furniture. I would like to remodel it but we have a very small budget. […]

Resale value large ceramic tile or laminate countertops?

Published on May 12, 2010 By jackwilson

We are selling our house in nine months. Our old laminate kitchen countertops are damaged and must go. I found someone who will install a new kitchen countertop using large (13×13) stone looking ceramic tiles with a decorative backsplash for the same price I was quoted for replacing the countertop with laminate. My question is […]