remodeling: Water based polyurethane vs. oil based: Which is better for refinishing your hardwood floors? - reblog
- 11/30/11 10:13 AM
Refinishing Hardwood Floors can be tricky and so can decisions on installing and putting on the initial finish. Here is a great post on the aspects of chosing Water Based VS Oil Based Poly for finishing/refinishing your hardwoods. It is alway best to check with an expert when having this done, you can do more damage than good not doing it the right way first.
Which type of polyurethane is better for refinishing hardwood floors - water-based or oil-based polyurethane?
We offer both options, but I strongly prefer oil based poly over water based because:
1. It looks better
2. It (1 comments)
remodeling: Move Or Remodel!!!! Over 85% of Americans Have Jobs!!!
- 09/27/10 11:31 PM
Unemployment is high, but many people still have jobs and because of the dip in the home values cannot move but have desires for a more updated home. So many people are remodeling their present homes to bring them up to the current enhancements and style of todays new homes.
Whether it is just staining a deck or putting a sunporch or major addition onto your house, there are some basic guidelines to consider when doing a remodel to your present home.
Make a Plan and set forth in writing exactly what you want to do, even if it is (5 comments)
remodeling: Selling is not an Option!!! What not to do when Remodeling???
- 09/20/10 11:59 PM
In this tough economy there are still 90% of the people who have jobs and probably 80% of the population is not affected with a reduction in income. Since they cannot move, they are remodeling to make their space feel better and to upgrade.
The big risk with remodeling is Over-Remodeling, that is spending more than you can recover due to a lot of reasons. Neighborhoods typically will not sell above a certain percentage of the median level of the neighborhood regardless of how much you put into your property. You must remember that location, location, location.... is what drives prices!!! (3 comments)
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