Ripping Out Old Carpet and Prepping For New Hardwood Floors- Advice for removing old, smelly carpet--learned the hard way: Wear *long sleeves*, not short, and watch out for all the staples! Click through for more tips and tricks from S @ Young House Love.
DIY:: Stairs- painted tops and bead board facing Tutorial - this is a good idea! But instead of the bead board we could use old tin or barn wood! Or use tin where the bead board is and replace the tops with barn wood!
DIY How to Prep a Concrete Slab Floor for Painting
Painted Subfloors - Basic Steps Want a cheap floor while you wait for the floor of your dreams? Paint the sub-floor plywood! I think I'll try this in the bedroom until the rest of the house is ready for new flooring.