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8 Inspiring Geometric Floors

Are stenciled floors—once associated with colonial New England houses—making a comeback (especially in new abstract patterns)?  Here are 10 the editors of Remodelista recently spotted (and admired): …

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DIY: A Rustic Way to Cover Wood Floor Holes

Spotted on the floor of Mindy Marin's renovated barn: metal patches on her old wood floor—the handyman's version of patchwork. Marin covered up the holes in her wooden floor with zinc patches cut to…

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Herringbone and Chevron: Do You Know The Difference?

Earlier this year, Remodelista editor Christine mislabeled a parquet floor pattern in her post Love Story: At Home with a Pair of Parisians. A reader wrote in and informed her that the floor labeled …

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Natural Floor Cleaning: Easy Greening

The image of Cinderella on her hands and knees scrubbing the floor is meant to evoke pity. It’s the same reason that seductive new floor cleaning products and systems are constantly introduced to enti…

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