Repairing wood floors / Guides

White pine floors finished with Rubio Monocoat, a zero VOC durable oil
Flooring and stairs

Sanding your own wood floors

...wood floors & refinishing yourself will definitely save money , and even an inexperienced homeowner can likely do a better job than the lowest bidding handypers...

When should you replace windows
Windows and doors

When should you replace old windows?

...floors and leak out on the top floors, so it may be a little tricky to identify leaks from the inside on upper levels. A cold windy day may help you with your f...

Renovate, Remodel or Rebuild? How to choose which is Best for Homes
Wall assemblies - renovation

Should I be renovating my home or tearing it down & rebuilding?

...floors adds an element of conductive heat-transfer into the mix, so you may notice even a minor drop in floor temperature compared to the higher-temperature flo...

90 year old red pine refinished with zero VOC floor oil
Paints, finishes and natural coatings

How to find a healthier wood finish

...wood floor finishing oils are gaining in popularity. There are a lot of benefits to oiled floors, especially with softwood which are prone to damage - it's very...