SPRUCE UP YOUR SPACE - How to Accomplish Your DIY Project In Style”

SPRUCE UP YOUR SPACE - How to Accomplish Your DIY Project In Style

Hey there, DIY enthusiasts! Are you tired of staring at the same old floors day in and day out? Well, it's time to shake things up and give your space a makeover that won't break the bank! With a little elbow grease and some handy tools, you can transform your floors and give your home a fresh new vibe. Whether you're a seasoned DIY pro or a total newbie, we've got the tips, tricks, and tools to help you get the job done right.

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Step 1: Pick Your Perfect Flooring

First things first, let's talk about flooring! Whether you're into the rustic charm of hardwood, the easy maintenance of laminate, or the versatility of vinyl plank, there's a flooring option out there with your name on it.

No matter what you’re looking for, whether it’s hardwood, luxury vinyl or tile… You can always head to the City Tile website to take a look at our available selections and get some ideas going! citytile.net/flooring-shop

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Step 2: Measure Twice, Cut Once

Before you start loading up your cart with flooring goodies, take a moment to measure your space. Trust us, you don't want to be halfway through your project only to realize you're short on supplies! Grab your trusty tape measure and jot down the dimensions of the rooms you'll be tackling. And don't forget to account for any nooks, crannies, or funky angles.

The City Tile website can even help you with finding the right fit… Use our visualizer tool to place products in any room of your home! citytile.net/visualizable-products

Step 3: Gather Your Gear

Now that you've got your flooring picked out and your measurements in hand, it's time to gather your gear. Here's what you'll need:

●      Tape measure

●      Utility knife

●      Pry bar (for those stubborn old floors)

●      Hammer

●      Rubber mallet

●      Flooring installation kit (trust us, it's a game-changer)

●      Underlayment (if needed)

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Step 4: Prep Like a Pro

Before you can lay down your fancy new floors, you'll need to prep your space. That means saying goodbye to any old flooring materials and giving your subfloor a good once-over. Sweep away the dust bunnies, fill in any holes or cracks, and make sure your subfloor is nice and level. Your new floors will thank you later.

Starting a project and realizing you may need some help? The local team at City Tile is here to help, even if it’s just an estimate! Get yours for FREE when you visit our website! citytile.net/contact

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Step 5: Time to Get Installing

Alright, let's get down to business! Grab your first plank or tile and dive right in. Follow the manufacturer's instructions carefully, and don't be afraid to take your time. Use those handy-dandy spacers to keep everything nice and even, and give each piece a gentle tap with your rubber mallet to lock it into place. Before you know it, you'll be cruising right along like a DIY pro.

Curious to see what the finished product looks like? We have a full gallery of finished projects available on our social media, or under the “inspiration” page of our website! citytile.net/inspiration

Step 6: Put the Finishing Touches

Once you've laid down all your flooring, it's time to add those finishing touches that really make a space pop. Install some snazzy baseboards or quarter-round molding to cover up any gaps around the edges, and give your new floors a good ol' fashioned cleaning to make 'em shine.

And there you have it, folks! With a little DIY know-how and the right tools in your arsenal, you can give your space a whole new look without breaking a sweat. And if you're in the Murfreesboro area and need a little extra help, be sure to swing by City Tile! Their friendly staff will help you find the perfect flooring for your home and get you on your way to DIY success in no time. Stop in and see us on South Spring Street six days a week, or visit us online 24/7 at citytile.net!

Happy flooring, friends!