Vintage Vinyl Flooring Patterns 1960’s

I ran across this catalog of Vintage Vinyl Flooring Patterns from the 1960’s – Congoleum brand: The testimonial on the front cover reads: For more than a decade America’s greatest inlaid vinyl line, achieves a new high in dollar value with AMERICANA — the luxury vinyl with the budget price. Here is subtle, fashion-right color […]

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Ranch House Addition Designs

Front bay window

photo credit: edgygrrrl Homeowners of ranch style houses appreciate the simplicity of the floor plan. This one-story plan makes living easier for those with limited mobility. However, they may consider ranch house addition designs to enlarge the house to better fit their needs. Ranch houses are typically twice as long as they are wide, or […]

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Renovate Raised Ranch Homes to Suit Yourself

Renovate raised ranch

Those considering making renovations to their homes are often plagued by doubts. They know what they want, and yet they’re afraid that their dream home may not have resell value in the future. Many people will suggest that you renovate raised ranch homes to suit yourself rather than worrying about how well it will sell […]

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Ranch House Floor Remodel


Living in a ranch house can be a great thing.  However, since many were built more than 50 years ago, you may be considering a ranch house floor remodel, especially if you still have pink tiles or avocado green shag carpeting.  What are your options to keep with the original style? When ranch houses were […]

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How To Finish Hardword Floors

Harwood Floor Finishing

After your new hardwood flooring is laid you probably want to know how to finish hardwood floors. A nicely polished surface is desired. Before a new wood floor is finished, it should be scraped, care being taken not to injure the surface by tearing the grain of the wood. photo credit: DeaPeaJay Scraping is essential […]

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