Flooring

 
DIY cork flooring installation
Cork as a finished flooring product: renewable, beautiful, comfortable and affordable. Cork is a renewable resource, harvested from trees without killing them. Although it comes from far away (mostly Portugal), but its carbon footprint from transportation is quite reasonable given...
Marmoleum is a non-toxic eco choice for flooring
Marmoleum is not just your grandmothers floor anymore, this healthy, durable flooring is an excellent choice for even the most modern of homes. . By Richard Kujawski, Managing Editor of Living Green Magazine. Remember linoleum, that durable but boring material found on most...
White pine floors finished with Rubio Monocoat, a zero VOC durable oil.
This is one place where you can safely save some money. Sanding wood floors is a time consuming but relatively easy procedure. Sanding wood floors yourself will definitely save money, and even an inexperienced homeowner can likely do a better job than the lowest bidding handyperson...
Cutting a 110 year old dying pine tree.
Felled trees in residential areas have most often been either burned as waste, or taken to landfills. With the help of portable mills and tree salvage companies, better use is being made of this valuable resource. It's always a bit sad to watch an old and seemingly healthy tree come...
90 year old red pine refinished with zero VOC floor oil
A wood floor will need to be sealed and protected. There are durable floor finishes available that will protect your indoor air quality and look great in the process. In North America, polyurethane varnish is used almost exclusively as a wood floor finish, but floor oils are gaining...
Naturally finished red oak floors
Find healthy and durable flooring that is right for you.The following is list of the pros and cons, durability,cost and lifespan of various flooring materials. . The floors you choose really create the atmosphere in your home and give it its identity. The first considerations should...