Charlie: James in The Heights. He says, “Tom, we’re buying a town house in The Heights in March. And we have about seven weeks to complete our pre move-in projects. And I’m stuck on what kind of flooring to install in about 700 square feet of upstairs bedrooms. It currently has a carpet plywood decking. And we removed the carpet.” He says. “And we’d like to install either natural or engineered hardwood. Any preference on which would be appreciated.” (more…)
Charlie: Jeanie in Navasota says, “I live in a 1936 peer and beam home out in Navasota. And, we’re talking an 84 year old home here. The kitchen has those 16 inch by 16 inch, black and white checkered pattern tile floors. And that diamond pattern.” You know what I’m talking about?
Charlie: Says the floor is cracking on some of the tiles, and they’re similar to the old asphalt tiles. It’s a large kitchen with a medium sized TV area and an office in it. So, it’s a big space. And she said, “I like the floor pattern, but is there something with the same look, but maybe more durable and up to date?” (more…)
Charlie: Dorsey in Cinco Ranch has one. She says, “I have a home built in the 1980s with Galvanized pipes and some recently developed some leaks in the attic above the second story, some small areas. Some little ceiling damage. And she wants to know a couple things. First of all, she wants to know the difference between re-piping and pipe restoration. She’s seen the videos on the website or he’s seen the videos on the website. Sorry, Dorcey. And then he wants to know should he call his homeowners insurance. (more…)