Wood Floor Installation Techniques – Part Two

Wood floor installation techniques - dining and living rooms finished

Wood Floor Installation Techniques – Part Two Welcome back, in Wood Floor Installation Techniques Part One we covered the preparation for wood floor installation including carpet and carpet pad removal, baseboard removal, subfloor repairs and clean up. In this post we will cover some important wood floor installation technique tips and tricks we learned including which wall to start, tongue in or out, changing directions and fitting under door jambs. Wood Floor Installation Techniques – Installing the First Row Installing the first row for wood floors requires selecting a good place to start. Since outside walls are straighter then inside … Continued

Wood Floor Installation Techniques

Wood floor installation techniques - dining and living rooms finished

Wood Floor Installation Techniques – Part 1 Well, we finally decided to bite the bullet and remove that hideous beige carpet and install wood floors throughout the upper level, about 1,100 SQ FT.  Every since we moved in to our villa we always knew we would do the wood floor installation; it was just a matter of when.  Well that day finally arrived, we could no longer procrastinate.  What I hope to share with the Hello I Live Here readers are the wood floor installation techniques, tips and tricks we learned with this big undertaking. How to Measure Square Footage … Continued

Cottage Paint at Flanagan Paints & Supply

Cottage Paint at Flanagan Paints & Supply

Cottage Paint at Flanagan Paints & Supply Try Something New – Cottage Paint Happy Thursday HELLO family – tonight I am going to share a great new paint with you called Cottage Paint.  What is Cottage Paint you ask?  Well, it’s the best thing since sliced bread – that’s what it is! We all are loving the very popular Shabby Chic Style with the beauty of distressing right?  Well, Cottage Paint is a fabulous, quick and easy – no stripping, sanding or primer needed paint that is a clay-based paint that dries to a chalky matte finish, and the best … Continued

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HELLO I LIVE HERE

Happy Birthday Hello I Live Here

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HELLO I LIVE HERE It’s our first birthday!!! Welcome HELLO Family to the party of the year – a big Happy Birthday Hello I Live Here!  Well, you guys have helped us reach 4,000 + readers for our birthday!  Thank you for all the hard work you put in sharing our page, reading our posts, and enjoying our daily photo’s on Facebook! Today we will show some of the projects we have built over the past year, and painted for clients!  We hope you enjoy the 1 year flash back as much as we did bringing it all … Continued

Our Nest

Our Nest

Our Nest Tell me about your dream space? Hey Hello family – we have been redesigning some rooms in our home now that we are true empty nesters and want to know – Do you Nest?  We totally feel like the carpet commercial where the kids move out and the couple is looking to build just the right room to nest – then after all is said and done it goes back to the original space!  Well, we finally took an upstairs bedroom that is off the kitchen and turned it into our nest! We removed all the old stuff, sold … Continued

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