REMODELING GUIDESWhen to Use Engineered Wood Floors
See why an engineered wood floor could be your best choice (and no one will know but you)Full Story
STAIRWAYSBeautiful Stairs: Safety Meets Style
Solid to Near-Transparent Materials Turn the Humble Railing Into High DesignFull Story
REMODELING GUIDESYour Floors: Zebra, Tiger, and Teak Wood, Oh, My!
Get the Pros and Cons of Exotic Woods: Hickory, Cherry, Rosewood and MoreFull Story
REMODELING GUIDESDesigner Confessions: Torn Between Wood Floors
19 Photos to Help You Choose a Wood Floor FinishFull Story
KNOW YOUR HOUSEStair Design and Construction for a Safe Climb
Learn how math and craft come together for stairs that do their job beautifullyFull Story
HOUZZ TOURSMy Houzz: Rustic Meets Refined in a Converted Ohio Barn
Intelligent reuse and innovative engineering create a modern family home that’s anything but typicalFull Story
REMODELING GUIDESLaminate Floors: Get the Look of Wood (and More) for Less
See what goes into laminate flooring and why you just might want to choose itFull Story
FLOORSWhat's the Right Wood Floor Installation for You?
Straight, diagonal, chevron, parquet and more. See which floor design is best for your spaceFull Story
DECORATING GUIDESBring in Warmth and Character With Reclaimed Wood
Got a hankering for that natural touch? Go rough or refined with these ideas for using salvaged wood indoors and outFull Story
GARDENING AND LANDSCAPINGChoosing a Deck: Plastic or Wood?
Get the pros and cons of wood, plastic, composite and more decking materials, plus a basic price comparisonFull Story
Fairfax County's Custom Kitchen & Bath Designs for Everyday Living
stairs - treads or half inch engineered flooring
Solid wood or plywood treads under engineered wood flooring?
Engineered wood for staircase
Stain options in engineered and solid wood floors