The method of removing linoleum flooring from concrete is straightforward and requires a few tools, such as razor knife and extra blades, a straight blade scraper and a floor scraper. The task is labor intensive and requ... More »

Remove vinyl flooring from concrete by heating up the flooring with a heat gun to break the adhesive bond and then prying the vinyl surface off with a putty knife. After removal of the flooring, grind off any remaining a... More »

For most paint splotches on linoleum, a bit of soapy water and some scrubbing can remove the paint stains. Tougher paint stains can require a little more work, including soaking the paint in rubbing alcohol before scrubb... More »

If linoleum flooring develops a dull appearance over time, most likely the cause is the discoloration and buildup of floor wax, according to SFGate Home Guides. First vacuum or sweep the floor to remove any loose dirt. M... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

When installing wood flooring, the most important tips are to properly prepare the base, acclimate the wood to the normal temperature and humidity of the home, decide on the floor layout ahead of time, and use a flooring... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

Installing a floating wood floor over existing tile entails buying the materials, preparing the floor and casings, installing the underlayment and flooring and finishing with trim, and takes about 8 to 10 hours to comple... More »

To remove a plywood subfloor, remove the top layer of flooring, pry up the plywood panels, and flatten broken floor joist nails with a hammer. This process takes several hours. The required supplies are a pry bar, a hamm... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry