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Design Ideas for Flooring / Edition 1
     

Design Ideas for Flooring / Edition 1

by Roy Barnhart, Joseph Provey
 

ISBN-10: 1580113095

ISBN-13: 9781580113090

Pub. Date: 10/01/2006

Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press

Design Ideas for Flooring is the ultimate guide to the latest materials, products, and styles in flooring. With 450 color photographs, Design Ideas for Flooring amply illustrates every choice in flooring--wood, stone, ceramic tile, decorative concrete, carpeting and rugs, laminate, and resilient vinyl in sheet and tile versions. The book is also loaded

Overview

Design Ideas for Flooring is the ultimate guide to the latest materials, products, and styles in flooring. With 450 color photographs, Design Ideas for Flooring amply illustrates every choice in flooring--wood, stone, ceramic tile, decorative concrete, carpeting and rugs, laminate, and resilient vinyl in sheet and tile versions. The book is also loaded with special tips and advice for the kind of floor, from both a design and a durability perspective, to use in various areas around the home--high-traffic areas, kitchens & baths, comfortable living & sleeping areas, utility areas, and more. It also covers special effects in floors, such as mosaic treatments, inlays, painted designs, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580113090
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner Press
Publication date:
10/01/2006
Series:
Design Ideas
Edition description:
First
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Design Ideas for Flooring

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Chapter 1Define Your Goals 8• Practically Speaking• Design Basics• Taking Measure• Safety and Health• Building a Budget

Chapter 2The Naturals 36• Engineered & Solid Wood• Bamboo• Linoleum• Cork• Wool• Other Natural Fibers

Chapter 3Stone & Tile 66• Stone• Decorative Concrete• Ceramic and Porcelain Tile

Chapter 4Synthetic Flooring 84• Laminates• Sheet Vinyl• Vinyl Tiles• Rubber and Polypropylene• Wall-to-Wall Carpeting

Chapter 5Where It Gets Wet 106• Kitchens• Baths• Laundries

Chapter 6Get Personal 120• Living and Dining Rooms• Bedrooms• Family Rooms• Recreation Rooms• Hobby and Craft Rooms

Chapter 7Heavy-Duty Floors 144• Foyers and Mudrooms• Hallways and Stairways• Garages and Basements

Chapter 8Special Effects 158• Custom Designs• Borders• Medallions• Mosaics• Painted Floors and Floor Cloths

Resource Guide 184

Glossary 196

Index 200

Photo Credits 206

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