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Design Ideas for Flooring (Design Ideas)

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Design Ideas for Flooring is the ultimate guide to the latest materials, products, and styles in flooring. With 450 color photographs, Design Ideas for Flooring amply illustrates every choice in flooring--wood, stone, ceramic tile, decorative concrete, carpeting and rugs, laminate, and resilient vinyl in sheet and tile versions. The book is also loaded with special tips and advice for the kind of floor, from both a design and a durability perspective, to use in various areas around the home--high-traffic areas, kitchens & baths, comfortable living & sleeping areas, utility areas, and more. It also covers special effects in floors, such as mosaic treatments, inlays, painted designs, and more.

Synopsis:

Complete guide to the latest materials, products, and styles in flooring. With 450 color photographs.

Synopsis:

Design Ideas for Flooring

LEARN FROM DESIGNERS
Over 400 photos and drawings illustrate todays flooring design trends.

LATEST MATERIALS
See the new flooring materials that install without fasteners or adhesive, including laminates, sheet vinyl, wood, cork, ceramic tile, and linoleum.

INSTALLATION TIPS
Pick the floor that best suits your needs, and learn how it should be installed.

GO GREEN
Choose flooring thats safe and healthy for your family—and better for the environment.

Synopsis:

The authors present a complete guide to the latest materials, products, and styles in flooring. With 450 color photographs.

About the Author

Joseph Provey has been the editor-in-chief of several DIY and home improvement magazines, including The Family Handyman, Mechanix Illustrated, Home Mechanix, and Practical Homeowner, as well as building editor at House Beautiful. Joe is the author of several do-it-yourself books on furniture and gardening, including Better Lawns Step by Step, Creative Homeowner. Joe was also the project manager for Bathroom Makeovers. In recent years, his work has appeared in Popular Mechanics, Handy, Consumer Guide, Consumer Digest, Gardening How-To, Fine Homebuilding, Better Homes & Gardens specials, and books from Reader's Digest Books and Lyons Press.

Roy Barnhart is a carpenter, contractor, and writer, and has been a senior editor at several DIY and shelter magazines. He is the author of Paint Transformations and Bathroom Makeovers. Roy has also worked extensively for Handy magazine as a contributing editor and as a contributor to Reader's Digest Books.

Table of Contents

Design Ideas for Flooring

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Chapter 1
Define Your Goals 8
• Practically Speaking
• Design Basics
• Taking Measure
• Safety and Health
• Building a Budget

Chapter 2
The Naturals 36
• Engineered & Solid Wood
• Bamboo
• Linoleum
• Cork
• Wool
• Other Natural Fibers

Chapter 3
Stone & Tile 66
• Stone
• Decorative Concrete
• Ceramic and Porcelain Tile

Chapter 4
Synthetic Flooring 84
• Laminates
• Sheet Vinyl
• Vinyl Tiles
• Rubber and Polypropylene
• Wall-to-Wall Carpeting

Chapter 5
Where It Gets Wet 106
• Kitchens
• Baths
• Laundries

Chapter 6
Get Personal 120
• Living and Dining Rooms
• Bedrooms
• Family Rooms
• Recreation Rooms
• Hobby and Craft Rooms

Chapter 7
Heavy-Duty Floors 144
• Foyers and Mudrooms
• Hallways and Stairways
• Garages and Basements

Chapter 8
Special Effects 158
• Custom Designs
• Borders
• Medallions
• Mosaics
• Painted Floors and Floor Cloths

Resource Guide 184

Glossary 196

Index 200

Photo Credits 206

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580113090
Author:
Creative Homeowner
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Author:
Barnhart, Roy
Author:
Provey, Joseph
Author:
Provey, Joe
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Decorating
Subject:
Floors
Subject:
Design and construction
Subject:
Decorating - Floors
Subject:
Flooring
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Design Ideas Series
Publication Date:
20061001
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
10.80x8.62x.72 in. 2.29 lbs.

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Complete guide to the latest materials, products, and styles in flooring. With 450 color photographs.

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Design Ideas for Flooring

LEARN FROM DESIGNERS
Over 400 photos and drawings illustrate todays flooring design trends.

LATEST MATERIALS
See the new flooring materials that install without fasteners or adhesive, including laminates, sheet vinyl, wood, cork, ceramic tile, and linoleum.

INSTALLATION TIPS
Pick the floor that best suits your needs, and learn how it should be installed.

GO GREEN
Choose flooring thats safe and healthy for your family—and better for the environment.

"Synopsis" by , The authors present a complete guide to the latest materials, products, and styles in flooring. With 450 color photographs.
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