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how to install snap-together laminate flooring how-tos diy

the experts at diynetwork.com show how to install snap-together laminate flooring to create a beautiful new floor. directly onto the subfloor lay down a layer of plastic sheeting to create a moisture barrier (image 1). to save the edges of the flooring boards use a piece of scrap wood to tap adjoining rows together.【Get Price】

how to install a new threshold this old house

test-fit new threshold in doorway. 4. build up toekick and subfloor with pressure-treated lumber; re-install toekick. 5. apply bead of tri-polymer caulk to joint between finished floor and new threshold. 6. install new threshold then tap shims underneath. 7. close door and check for even gap along threshold. 8. open door and 【Get Price】

how to build a deck: prevent rot at the patio door family handyman

plan on building a deck? reduce the chance of water infiltration—install the decking a few inches below patio and entry door thresholds. eventually i am going to replace mine with a pvc or composite board—either will take a beating and look great without my having to stain or paint it every year. — mark petersen 【Get Price】

how to replace a rotten entry door sill today's homeowner

door sills on entry doors can rot and deteriorate over time due to exposure to the elements. use pressure treated or rot resistant wood when replacing door sill. to remove and replace a door sill: pull the rubber gasket out of the grooves on the metal threshold. remove the screws holding the metal threshold in place.【Get Price】

why a deck shouldn't be level with the home angie's list

mar 1 2016 replace your door if it shows signs of water damage or wood rot. have it professionally done so that the flashing is installed properly and the initial caulking is done correctly. most newer exterior door units are made with a composite frame and won't rot. clear snow away immediately to prevent melting and 【Get Price】

diy laminate floor installation - extreme how to

feb 7 2008 a friend of ours here at the eht headquarters decided he wanted a new floor but wasn't excited about the hassle of installation or the high-price of contracting the labor. also make note of the different transitions in the room where the laminate will meet other types of flooring or exterior doors.【Get Price】

how to install wood flooring - doorways room transitions and floor

sep 12 2013 6:21 how to stagger your wood flooring in open areas as you work across the room in one direction. stagger means to leave at least 6 inches overlap on each piece of wood that is laid. this gives your floor reinforcement as each piece supports each other. similar to laying bricks on a house each brick 【Get Price】

how to replace an entry door threshold today's homeowner

if it doesn't you may need to adjust the door or slightly shim the threshold. attach new threshold to floor: screw the new threshold to the floor. if the floor is concrete use a carbide tipped masonry bit to drill holes for either masonry screws or plastic anchors. install rubber seal: cut the rubber seal to length with a utility knife 【Get Price】

how to replace a door threshold - the home depot

before installing a new wood threshold undercut the doorstops if necessary then measure carefully and cut the threshold to length. 7. secure the new interior threshold. secure new interior threshold - replacing interior exterior threshold. predrill pilot holes and nail the threshold to the floor with flooring. or counterbore 【Get Price】