Floors

Considering new flooring? Here’s all the info you need to choose your flooring and maybe even install it yourself!

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How to Choose Carpet

Understand your options before you invest.


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How Do You Remove Tough Stains from Vinyl Flooring?

Clean up problem stains faster and easier with these expert tips.


Ruggable Review: We Tried the Internet’s Most Popular Rug System

On the fence when it comes to this trendy online rug retailer? Read our Ruggable review before you click add...


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How to Finish a Basement

With special framing and insulating techniques, your basement can be as comfortable as any other room in your home. Find...

Swiffer WetJet vs. Swiffer PowerMop: Does Old or New Win the Floor-Cleaning Game?

Cleaning powerhouse Swiffer has added a new handy helper, the PowerMop, to its arsenal. But is it really...


Repainting Painted Wood Floors: A How-To Guide

It's quick and easy to refresh those dingy, dinged-up floors. Read on to learn the steps.

We Tested the Bissell CrossWave HydroSteam Plus Vacuum on a Variety of Pet Messes

The Bissell CrossWave HydroSteam Plus allows you to vacuum, clean and steam your floors, eliminating messes with just one machine.


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How To Clean Prefinished Hardwood Floors

Prefinished hardwood floors are a cinch to clean. Just avoid soaking or scratching the surface to keep them looking as...


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What To Know About Radiant Floor Heating Cost

Radiant floor heating is an efficient and luxurious home heating solution. Find the right system for your home with this...


Can You Put Oil-Based Polyurethane Over Water-Based Polyurethane?

Can you put oil-based polyurethane over water-based polyurethane? After all, knowledge of polyurethane products and good preparation is the key.

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9 Best Garage Flooring Ideas and Options

Elevate your garage's look and durability with our top-notch garage flooring ideas. Here's how to choose a garage floor that...


5 Best Vacuums for Laminate Floors

Keep calm and vacuum on—especially with these vacuums designed for your laminate floors.


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How To Paint Vinyl Flooring

Can you paint vinyl flooring? Yes! It's a budget-friendly, easy alternative to replacing it, bringing new life...


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6 Irregular Rug Shapes and Where They Work Best

Rugs brighten up your space. To bring some fresh life into your room, consider irregular rug shapes rather than...


Leave Dirt in the Dust with the 5 Best Vacuums for Apartments

Keep your small space clean and tidy with the best vacuums for apartment living.

6 Best Carpet Rakes for Eliminating Hair and Debris

Want to prolong the life of carpet and area rugs and keep them looking great? Get busy on dirt, debris...


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How To Disinfect Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are elegant and durable. They can also harbor germs. Use these expert tips to disinfect your hardwood floors.


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How Often To Mop Wood Floors Safely and Effectively

Hardwood floors looking a little worse for wear? Mop them! Two experts explain how — and how often — to...


The 6 Best Tile Floor Cleaners for Everyday Spills and Spot Cleaning

Whether it’s for wiping spilled juice from kitchen tile or cleaning up around the toilet, here are the...


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Travertine Tile: What To Know

Travertine tile is a perennially popular choice for homeowners. Here's what you need to know about travertine tile before you...


How To Clean Concrete Floors in the Basement

Has your concrete basement floor seen better days? It might simply need cleaning. Here's how to clean a concrete floor...


The Floor Police Mop Makes Cleaning All Surfaces Criminally Easy

The cordless Floor Police Mop puts dust behind bars with high-speed revolving pads. It's no wonder Amazon customers are raving...


5 Best Robot Mops to Get Your Floors Squeaky Clean

Robot mops can completely revolutionize your floor-cleaning routine. Whether you're looking for a hybrid vacuum mop or a high-tech robot...


The 5 Best Basement Sealers to Waterproof Your Space

A basement sealer helps prevent moisture issues and makes your floor much easier to keep clean and dust-free.

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Electric vs. Hydronic Radiant Floor Heating Systems

Heated floors are luxurious and affordable. We'll tell you how to select the best floor-warming system for your home.


If You See a ‘Tooth’ on Your Hammer, This Is What It’s For

Ever come across this type of hammer and wonder what it's for? Here's the scoop.


What Is SPC Flooring and Should You Get It?

SPC is a type of luxury vinyl flooring with a stone composite core. It's more stable and durable than a...


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Should I Mop With Detergent?

#CleanTok is at it again, this time with a new mopping technique. Is it worth it? Is it safe? We...


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This Family Handyman Approved Cordless Vacuum Is a Must-Have for Parents and Pet Owners

You know how annoying it is to drag out your full-sized vacuum to deal with every little a sprig of...


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What to Know About Polyaspartic Garage Floor Coating

This floor coating is a durable, versatile option that will make your garage the envy of your neighborhood.