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Program #104: Floors--The Platforms for Living


HandyMa'amŽ Beverly DeJulio presents numerous techniques and materials used in contemporary flooring. From installing a floating wood floor to painting a natural fiber rug, HandyMa'amŽ demonstrates how the floor can enhance the beauty of any room. HandyMa'amŽ also shares some advice on how to eliminate floor squeaks

Product Information

Home Improvement -- Installing a Hardwood Floor

  • Hardwood flooring & glue: BiWood Flooring
  • Workbench, drill / driver: Black & Decker, www.Black&
  • Circular saw: Skil,
  • Prybar, hammer, nail set, sledgehammer: Stanley, 203-225-5111
  • Drywall: USG,
Create It - Painting a Natural Fiber Rug
  • Paints: Plaid Enterprises,
  • Clear spray: Krylon,
Maintain It -- Fixing a Squeaky Floor
  • Drill / driver: Black & Decker, www.Black&
  • Putty, stain: Minwax,
  • Squeakender: E& E Consumer Products, 810-978-3800
  • Tite'n for bolts: Loctite, 1-800-321-9188
  • Hammer, putty knife, nail set: Stanley, 203-225-5111
  • Clamps: American Tool Company, www.American
  • Safety glasses: U-Vex,
  • Drill bits: Vermont American,
  • Crescent wrench: Cooper Tools, 919-781-7200

Pete Lettecci "The Tile Doctor." Lettecci has more than 30 years experience in the tile industry. Over the past years he has conducted more than 600 consumer tile seminars. Lettecci shows us what's hot in floor tile, and has some tips for design and tile cutting.

Beverly DeJulio's wardrobe provided by
Paul Harris,

Furnishings provided by
Marshall Fields, 1-800-480-1623

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