Why are house floors with carpet quieter than house floors with tile or hardwood?

Answer Because the carpet absorbs the sound of anything against it and the hard floors just make the sound echo.

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Should all hardwood floors in a house match?

On One Hand: All Hardwood Floors Must MatchMany real estate agents and decorators argue that hardwood floors much match throughout a home. Kristi Linauer of Addicted 2 claims that mi... 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 »

Do you prefer CARPET or HARDWOOD floors?

Hardwood. I think carpeting is more high maintenance and also I just love the look of wood. I like a beautiful rug if I have anything on my wood.

How do I remove a carpet pad from hardwood floors?

Stapled PaddingPull the padding up, and roll it up for disposal. After you have removed the padding, go around the room on your knees with a pair of needle-nose pliers and pull out all the leftover... Read More »