Floor Repair projects
How to Fix Squeaky Floors
Fast, easy ways to silence floor squeaks. No special skills or tools needed. We'll show you everything you need to know.
Repairing Vinyl Flooring
You can fix small tears, burns and gouges in a vinyl floor in less than 30 minutes. An inexpensive kit contains all the materials you need to…
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How to Make Structural Repairs by Sistering Floor Joists
This article provides step-by-step instructions and pictures on how to make structural repairs by sistering floor joists alongside weak joists.…
Repair and Reglue Sheet Vinyl Floors
We'll show you two ways to fix a loose seam in a vinyl floor. They're simple DIY projects that you can do in just a few minutes. So stop…
Fixing Bouncy Floors
We'll show you three ways to stiffen up your bouncy floor—by adding bridging, installing plywood along the joists and adding a wall or…
How to Repair a Load-Bearing Post
Learn to identify the most common causes of floor sagging—and what to do about it. Learn the best tools and methods for lifting and…
How to Lay Carpet Squares
Modular carpet, also known as carpet squares, is a DIY-friendly alternative to traditional wall-to-wall carpet. Even inexperienced homeowners…
Laminate Floor Repair
Laminate floor get a ding? Whether it's a small chip or a big divot, you can repair it with simple, DIY techniques that make the floor look as…
Warped hardwood floor repair
My brother-in-law finished building a log home last year and had a beautiful hickory hardwood floor installed throughout the house.
Repair Vinyl Flooring: Patch Damaged Flooring
Holes and burns in vinyl flooring look impossible to repair, but if you can cut a small patch from a closet or under an appliance, you can make…
How to Stiffen a Floor with Bridging
A floor that bounces as you walk across it may just need to be stiffened with bridging, which spreads the load on each joist to adjoining…