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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The 6 Best Garage Floor Tile Options in 2024

We've reviewed the competition and compiled this list of the best garage floor tiles to help you decide which is best for your garage flooring needs

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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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.

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.

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.

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Basement Wood Flooring: What You Should Know

If you want basement wood flooring, choose engineered not solid wood. It looks as good as solid wood, it's easier...

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7 Reasons You Should Consider Cork Flooring for Basements

Although installing cork in the basement sounds like a dicey proposition, it's actually a good idea. Cork is naturally resistant...

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Using Laminate Flooring for the Basement: What To Know

Laminate is an attractive option for the basement, provided you use the right kind. Play it safe by sticking to...

What Is Rigid Core Flooring and Should You Get It?

Rigid core flooring is the modern version of luxury vinyl planks (LVP). It's attractive, long-lasting and easy to install, so...

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How To Fix Vinyl Plank Flooring

Vinyl plank flooring can be easier to fix than you think. With a few simple tools and an extra plank...

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How To Clean Luxury Vinyl Plank (LVP) Flooring

Our experts offer the best methods and products to safely and effectively clean your luxury vinyl plank flooring.

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How to Replace a Damaged Hardwood Floor Board

Follow these easy steps to replace that “one bad board.”

We Tried Metabo Battery Powered Cordless Air Compressor – We Approve!

Experience the freedom of running air tools without being tied to a wall with this Family Handyman Approved cordless air...

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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...

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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...

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.

The 10 Best Engineered Wood Flooring Options, According to Reviews

Engineered wood flooring is a beginner-friendly, budget option compared to hardwood. Here's the right pick for every project.

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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.

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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.

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How to Make Your House Look Expensive in 20 Inexpensive Ways

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

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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...

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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.

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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What Is the Best Flooring for a Basement?

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