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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.

What could I write about for a scene when the main character's in a prison?

Published on June 11, 2011 By jackwilson

It’s not like a normal time period either; the cells are made of stone and the floors are dirt, and the guards beat the prisoners a lot. You get my drift. I just don’t know what kind of things I should add to make it intresting. Related Stone Flooring, Stone Countertops, Stone Installation and Stone […]

hard wood, linoleum, laminate or stone? What's the best floor to handle dirt?

Published on February 14, 2011 By jackwilson

We have sooo much dirt all the time. I just can’t keep up with it. I keep threatening to rip out all carpet in the house and lay down something easier to clean but my hubby says the dirt would grind out grooves in the wood so what are our best, longest lasting options? We […]

Has anyone used a steam mop on stone floors?

Published on January 19, 2011 By jackwilson

I’m in a small guest house (2-car garage) with unfinished, black slate stone floors. A rag mop and hot water pick up a lot of dirt, but I’m tired of having to keep all the electronic cables and wooden legs and things from being ruined by all the sloshing water. I’d like to find something […]

need to repair a stone foundation that has bowed out causing the fl beams to pull away from the foundation?

Published on November 6, 2010 By jackwilson

just bought a old house and found this problem someone suggested filling the crawl space with stone than cement level with the floor joist making a foundation pad to support the 2 story addition that the stone walls are supporting .the crawl space is approx 10ft x20ft and 5ft deep with a dirt sub- floor […]

I have slate tile floors without a shiny finish does anyone know of a high traffic finish to put on?

Published on October 24, 2010 By jackwilson

I have 2 indoor dogs that bring in dirt from the backyard and really makes the floor dirty I just need suggestions on an easy finish to make the natural stone colors come out and shine. The finish now has lasted a year but now is starting to peel off. And where its on and […]

What are the benefits to mats over dirt floor in horse stall?

Published on September 21, 2010 By jackwilson

I was considering cementing our stalls -but after research will not. I currently have dirt(primarily ) with some flat stone floors. I tend to use alot of bedding for plenty cushion but would it be better with stall mats and will it make easier or harder to clean? My horses come and go as they […]

Why do the homes in Arizona mostly have tile floors instead of carpet, pergo, or wood?

Published on June 7, 2010 By jackwilson

Why do the homes in Arizona mostly have tile floors instead of carpet, pergo, or wood? I was thinking maybe they get quite a bit of sand, or dirt. Then I thought.. no, that can’t be it. Related Stone Flooring, Stone Countertops, Stone Installation and Stone Products Blogs A Great Kitchen Flooring Option Is Tile […]

Replacing old tiles with new countertops?

Published on May 20, 2010 By jackwilson

Hello. Newbie to DIY home improvements, hehe, advise needed. The kitchen is currently all tiled up (the work table, sink area) It is unpleasant to see the stains, dirt, slime building up on the grout, and they can’t be removed thoroughly despite tedious cleaning. And the tiles being 6×6 inchers there’s a lot of unsightly […]

How do I get out the ground in dirt on my tile floors?

Published on May 1, 2010 By jackwilson

I have ceramic tile flooring. I mopped it yesterday and they are now glistening; they look completely clean. But now my feet are black on the bottom just from the dirt I can’t see. How can I get rid of this so my floors are really clean? Related Stone Flooring, Stone Countertops, Stone Installation and […]