How to Remove Linoleum on Top of Hardwood Floors?

Answer Linoleum flooring is resistant to bacteria, simple to repair and environmentally responsible. Many people install linoleum over hardwood floors, and later remove it for remodeling purposes. Fortuna... Read More »

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How do I remove linoleum from hardwood?

Find the EdgeUse a 6-inch metal drywall knife to pry under a loose edge of the linoleum between two tiles or near a wall. Make your own starting line, if necessary, by cutting across the surface wi... Read More »

Can you change natural oak finished hardwood floors into cherry oak hardwood floors?

You can change the color and type of stain on hardwood floors. First, you need to sand away the other finish, in this case the natural oak finish. Second, you need to stain the well sanded floor ... Read More »

How do I remove a linoleum rug from hardwood floor?

Get It StartedFind a loose or raised spot at the edge of the linoleum where you can push a floor scraper under it. If there are no raised edges or seams, cut the linoleum surface with a razor knife... Read More »

How do I remove paint from linoleum floors?

Pretreat the StainSpray the affected area with a solvent-based product like "Goo Gone," "Oops" or "WD-40." Let the solvent soak in if the paint has dried.Wipe Away the PaintWipe the paint away usin... Read More »