All remodeling projects require some care in planning and designing. Whatever the purpose of the flooring or the complication of the flooring, planning is important. For more information to help you plan and design your new floor, you may also want to visit the photo gallery, and search by category for other articles on colour, style, and pattern.
Good Ideas on Flooring
If you plan to do the entire flooring project yourself, here is a number of suggestion that could be helpful for you. You can browse magazines and visit floor retail stores to get a good idea of your flooring options. You will therefore learn the cost of the flooring, specific needs and conditions for installation, the feel of the flooring, and its durability. You should approach the kitchen project in a predetermined manner. So, work out a logical work sequence for your overall project. Ensure that walls and ceilings are finished before you start the floor installation. Finally, protect your new floor with heavy paper as you progress in your kitchen remodeling.
With these points in mind, you should have a checklist for your floor project. Here is a prepared one you can use.
CHECKLIST FOR PLANNING A FLOORING PROJECT
- This information can be found at building centers or on the labels of the materials needed.
- When estimating the cost of materials always add an extra 5 to 10% of material cost to cover any waste that could be incurred during the installation. Save the extra material for future repairs.