Hire a professional for redoing the parquet flooring. Parquet is a french word for the wood floors in small squares. Parkay is a brand of margerine. Pay the $2 or $2.50 per square foot. From the sound of it, you don't have the knowledge or experience for this kind of job. By the way, I thought Cleveland was in Ohio? Your second question, how to build a home is a little more difficult. I know that if you build it with bricks, the big bad wolf won't be able to blow it down. Good luckly onn yore hone bro.