| |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
, 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
, comfortable living & sleeping areas, utility areas, and more. It also covers special effects in floors, such as mosaic treatments, inlays, paint
ed designs, and more.
Joe Provey has been the editor-in-chief of several DIY and home improvement magazines, including The Family Handyman, Mechanix Illustrated, Home Mechanix, and Practical Homeowner, as well as building editor at House Beautiful. Joe is the author of several do-it-yourself books on furniture
and gardening, including Better Lawns Step by Step, Creative Homeowner. Joe was also the project manager for Bathroom
Makeovers. In recent years, his work has appeared in Popular Mechanics, Handy, Consumer Guide, Consumer Digest, Gardening How-To, Fine Homebuilding, Better Homes & Gardens specials, and books from Reader's Digest Books and Lyons Press
Roy Barnhart is a carpenter, contractor, and writer, and has been a senior editor at several DIY and shelter magazines. He is the author of Paint Transformations and Bathroom Makeovers. Roy has also worked extensively for Handy magazine as a contributing editor and as a contributor to Reader's Digest Books.