Learn how install, remove and repair carpet, hardwood floors, vinyl flooring, tile floors and how protect your garage floor with epoxy paint.
How to Install a Sheet Vinyl Floor
Learn the foolproof “pattern” method for installing a vinyl floor in your bathroom, with expert tips for avoiding common installation pitfalls.
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How to Apply Epoxy Floor Paint to Your Garage
Transform a dull garage floor into a brilliantly colored auto showroom in one long weekend with a durable, professional quality epoxy floor finish.
Install a Ceramic Tile Floor in the Bathroom
Give your old, worm out vinyl floor a new look with elegant tile. We'll show you how to save hundreds of dollars by installing the floor yourself. Even if you don't have any tile experience, you can tile your bathroom floor in a weekend and end up with a great looking, durable floor.
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 can carpet a room in a day.
Removing Old Carpet
Tear out carpet yourself and silence floor squeaks, eliminate odors, hide speaker wires, replace bad subfloors and save a few bucks too! All before the carpet installers come.
How to Dry Out Basement Carpeting
A wet carpet in a flooded basement may be salvageable, depending on the water source, but you have to work fast before mold starts growing. Here's what you need to know.
Carpet Cleaning Tips for Long Lasting Carpet
Properly cleaned and maintained carpet will last twice as long. Learn the effective strategies for keeping your carpet looking new and fresh for years.
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 joists, strengthening the whole floor.
How to Prevent Gaps in Wood Plank Floors
Gaps in wood floors can usually be prevented by letting wood acclimate before installation. Wood filler won't help much, and will often make the floors look worse.