Having Flooring Problems? Here We Present Some DIY Solutions For You
Is your living room floor scratched and worn? And the abnormal gaps in it makes it hard for you to walk? If yes, then you must have been thinking about getting new floors. But before you go for that option, have a look at these really cool DIY solutions for your flooring problem.
Anything that starts with a sand surface is an instant turn-off but then there are painted wood floors and these painted wood floors do look quite cool. Well, we have a really cool tutorial for painting heavily trafficked wood floors and by following few steps, you’ll get really smooth floors. This is one of the easiest things to do, a fine little coat of paint would definitely hide all the scratches and by applying paint, all the cracks will fill up and it will make your floors look quite smooth and shiny. You just have to use a brush to apply the very first coat of floor paint because a brush will give a smoother finish.
The idea of painting a tile floor sounds really horrible and risky. But after watching a blogger doing that, it seems like it's the simplest thing you could ever do to make your floors look stunning. You just have to follow these simple steps:
- First of all, clean all the tiles with water.
- Apply paint on tiles and let it dry.
- Open all the windows and turn on fans.
- Stencil your tiles by using foam stencil brush and once it is fully coated, just remove the stencil and move on to the next tile.
By applying this simple technique, you'll get spectacular floors and the best part is that you won't have to spend tons of money on it. It's quite inexpensive as well.
Floating floor is quite different from other types of floors. It doesn't need to be nailed. Instead, the floorboards are glued together. They are very easy to install. You just need to clip and tap into right place but before you do that, don't forget to install the foam underlayment. Now the first question that comes to our mind is what’s the advantage of using floating floor? Well, the answer is that floating floor are DIY friendly as compared to others because it requires no demolition.
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When we think about carpet tiles, the first thing that comes to our mind is fluffy, soft and cozy carpeted surfaces in bedrooms. Some people say that carpet tiles look really horrible, but now carpet tiles have come a long way in terms of design. Carpet tiles are very colorful and very much comfortable. The best part about carpet tiles is that they are super easy to install. Carpet tiles can be placed on an existing floor and it also requires less effort. Just put a lot of glue on each tile, and paste carpet tile on it.
Essentially, this may be the best part but do not forget about dogs and kids. You know why? Because they make a lot of stains. If one little area of your carpet gets stained, then you're in trouble.