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Experts Advice on DIY Floor Coverings at Home

December 4, 2011

Are you stuck in a rut because you badly want to install new flooring in your home but can’t start on the project yet? Is your budget holding you back? Don’t worry because some floor coverings are actually easy enough to install on your own. Before you begin, though, ask yourself these questions.

How much can you invest? Whether it’s time, money, or skills, you need to consider how much you can invest into not just the installation of your flooring but the maintenance as well. Do you have the DIY skills to pull the project off? If you don’t, it might be a good idea to have a friend or a professional walk you through the process first. Watch the initial stages of the installation before starting your own project. If you can, roll up your sleeves and try it out yourself. Enquire about the maintenance of the floor covering as well. Does it cost a lot? How frequently should you hire professionals for cleaning and replacements? Does it fit your needs?

Consider the humidity and the temperature. Always consider the humidity and the temperature of the room before you attempt to install floor coverings on your own.

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