Thursday, June 9, 2011

Do-It-Yourself Flooring Ideas

   If you are trying to remodel your home on a tight budget you may consider do-it-yourself project. The flooring is the part of the house, apart from the walls, that makes a huge impression to whoever enters the house. So below will be mentioned several tips for saving money on labour and still improving your home's vision.
   Inexpensive area rugs could be found at your local department store or home improvement store.
Factory second stores provide deals on rugs that have small defects that cannot be seen with naked eye, which of course insures a discount over the retail price. You can cover an entire floor or just a place where some of the initial concrete floor is showing. However, carpet cleaning would be required afterwards, because the wanted impression could be ruined by the dirt on the carpet. So, of course, the flooring is the last part of the home to deal with when repairing your home, because paint from the walls and such could ruin the carpet forever. The weekly carpet cleaning is not as hard as it seems and it is worth considering the money saved on expensive flooring. 
   An incredible look could be achieved be adding paint to the concrete basement flooring or the wooden one on the upper level room. This is a cheap way of adding a new look to the whole house. For basement concrete floors use paint specifically designed for that purpose. Unique look could be achieved by painting an image onto the floor.
   In conclusion, money could be saved without making a compromise of quality. Carpets provide valuable insulation and create a feeling for homely environment. Painting the floor has its advantages – it could be any colour, which makes it easy to suit to the wall paint or whatever.

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