Flooring

Beautiful White Products (Even After Labor Day!) Beautiful White Products (Even After Labor Day!)

Forget the fashion police with these classy products in just the right shade of white. Read more

Moisture-Repellant Subflooring From RoseburgMoisture-Repellant Subflooring From Roseburg

Specialized coating keeps water from impeding the construction process Read more

8 Classy Products From the 2014 Watermark Awards 8 Classy Products From the 2014 Watermark Awards

Wondering about the products used in this year's Watermark projects? Our product editors spotted eight high-end brands. Read more

20 Products You Might Not Know Are Made in the USA 20 Products You Might Not Know Are Made in the USA

Using combinations of local materials and local labor, many products you use are made right here in the States. Read more

Objects of Desire: Beautifully Individual Concrete Floors

Do you have clients looking for flooring that is durable and strong? Why not concrete? These six floors show just unique, beautiful, and colorful concrete floors can be. Read more

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Dealing With a Peeling Floor Finish

Working with hardwood floors is no simple task. After one contractor discovered maple flooring underneath a carpet he ripped up, he was hoping all the flooring needed was a quick finish. But an expert said it might not be as easy as that. Read more

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Tread Sustainably on These Six FloorsTread Sustainably on These Six Floors

Nature-inspired textures, optical illusions, and classic patterns among the top... Read more

Choosing the Right Mudroom Floor

Mudroom floors have to be tough and durable, but that doesn't mean they can't also be good-looking and stylish. Read more

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Best Flooring for a Humid Climate

Install laminate flooring on the first floor of of a home built on a ventilated crawlspace? Be careful of moisture and rot problems, says a JOURNAL OF LIGHT CONSTRUCTION expert. You may even have to seal the crawlspace depending on the climate you are working in. Read more

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Measuring for Mortar

Before you even think about about putting mortar and tile down on a reinforced, formerly sagging floor, you need to measure both the concentrated and uniform deflection of the floor. Tile expert Michael Byrne explains how to do just that and then how to lighten the mortar to meet your needs. Read more

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