Flooring

It might be back-breaking work, but somebody’s got to do it. Make your time flooring more enjoyable by learning these skills and techniques.

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What to Know About Hemp Building Products

Hemp fibers have been spun into usable material for millennia worldwide. Here's what to know about hemp building products.

Homeowner’s Guide To Patio Flooring

A new patio can transform your backyard, making it an inviting place to entertain guests, or just relax with family...


A Family Handyman Approved Father’s Day Gift Guide

Struggling to find the right Father's Day gift for your dad? Check out these Family Handyman Approved products any DIY...


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Tear Through DIY Projects with the Family Handyman Approved Diablo Demo Demon Saw Blade

If you're planning on adding a window, knocking down a wall or re-roofing your garage, pick up a Diablo Demo...


Homeowner’s Guide To Hickory Hardwood Flooring

Hickory hardwood flooring combines ultra-durability with a unique grain pattern, making it an attractive alternative to more common flooring options.

How Much Does It Cost To Restore an Historic Home?

From HVAC to insurance, our experts discuss some of the common cost pitfalls of restoring old and historic homes.


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The Best Engineered Wood Flooring Options

Engineered wood flooring provides the attractive, natural look of hardwood, without the high cost and challenging installation.

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Peel and Stick Flooring: What to Know Before You Buy

This temporary flooring option is an inexpensive alternative to tile or hardwood.


10 Tips for Wood Floor Scratch Repair

Do you have ugly scratches in your wood floors? In many cases you can make those imperfections go away—or at...


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Buyer’s Guide To Flooring Options

Choosing flooring for your home involves decisions about style, durability and budget. Here are 11 flooring options, along with their...


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What to Know About Finishing Your Attic’s Flooring

Got an unfinished attic you'd like to convert to living space? Flooring matters. Learn which attic flooring approach makes sense...

How to Paint Concrete Floors

Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.


20 Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Home Look More Expensive

Whether you're looking to fix up your home to put it on the market or just want to bring some...


Estimating Software Technology

What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.


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Outdoor Patio Tiles: 10 Best Ideas

Outdoor flooring should be durable, easy to maintain and, of course, stylish! We're sharing these outdoor tile ideas to inspire...


10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips

Simple fixes to household headaches that take 10 minutes or less — these home repairs are quick and easy.

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10 Most Common Flooring Installation Mistakes

Seasoned installers call out common shortcomings when installing flooring of all kinds.


Conversation Pits Are Making a Comeback

A retro home design trend born in the 50's is making an unexpected comeback in modern homes. Learn more here.


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13 Cleaning Products You Should Never Use on Your Wood Floors

They’re gorgeous — and easy to ruin. Avoid these damaging mistakes and find out what you really need to keep...


Homebuilding Sector Drives Construction Employment Surge

Residential construction led the way to another positive month for construction employment.


This is the Absolute Best Flooring for Increasing Home Value

So, can the right flooring actually increase your home's value? The answer is, yes.


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Water-Based vs. Oil-Based Polyurethane Floor Finish

Find out which finish is best for your project, water-based or oil-based polyurethane. Both are durable and good-looking, but there...


Best Products for Marble Floor Cleaning and Maintenance

Don't stress out over the upkeep of your beautiful marble floor. Here are the best solutions on the market for...


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Best Types of Flooring for Your Basement

Looking to install flooring in your basement? Choose one of these five basement-friendly flooring options and enjoy good looks and...

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Everything You Need to Know About Laminate Flooring

So many flooring choices! Here's what you need to know about laminate flooring to help you decide if it's the...


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Everything You Need to Know About Marble Flooring

Marble flooring is timeless in style and beautiful in appearance. But how will it hold up in your home? And...


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8 Essential Tools for Laminate Flooring Installation

Installing laminate flooring is definitely a DIY project that will save you money, but you'll need specific tools for a...


What to Know About Saxony Carpets

There are lots of reasons to choose classic, timeless and oh-so-soft Saxony carpet for your home.


What to Know About Polyester Carpets

Learn why polyester carpet remains such a popular residential flooring option.


What to Know About Nylon Carpets

Learn about the advantages that make nylon carpet the most popular carpet material in the world.