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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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 are differences. We'll help you decide.

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...


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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...


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What to Know About Olefin Carpets

Find out the reasons why olefin carpet is a top carpet choice among homeowners.

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Everything You Need to Know About Triexta Carpet

Triexta carpet is the newest carpet material on the market and it's growing in popularity. Find out what it is...


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The Pros & Cons of Frieze Carpet

Frieze carpet is popular, especially for high-traffic areas. Learn all about frieze carpet so you can decide if it's right...


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What to Know About Berber Carpet

Everything you need to know about Berber carpet and whether it's right for your home.


The Best Carpet Cleaning Machines for Your Home

For dirt, stains and everyday messes, what's the best carpet steam cleaner? Here are our picks for best carpet cleaners,...


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Cheap Flooring Ideas: 10 Best Low-Cost Alternatives to Hardwood Flooring

Flooring is one expense that can eat up a large portion of a remodel budget, but you don't have to...


12 Painted Floor Ideas to Inspire Your Next DIY Project

Painted floors can add personality and fabulous flair to a space. Make a statement with these inspiring ideas.


How to Clean Marble Floors

Marble is porous and susceptible to staining. Here's how to clean marble properly and keep it looking its best.


How to Clean Laminate Wood Floors

These dos and don'ts for how to clean laminate wood floors will ensure you don't ruin them!

How to Install Cork Tile Flooring

Easy-to-cut cork tiles and a homemade cutting jig make this a hassle-free DIY project.


Flawless Floor Sanding

Tips for hassle-free floor sanding


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How Joists Work

How to keep your floors stiff, strong and solid.


5 Kitchen Flooring Ideas That are Trending Right Now

Ready to update your kitchen? One way to freshen up the look of a kitchen is with new flooring. Whether...


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The 5 Best Home Gym Flooring Ideas

Here are the best home gym flooring ideas to help you find the best option for your space.


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Here’s Why You Need to Stop Steam Mopping Floors

Turns out, using steam mops on some floors can do more harm than good. Here's why you should avoid steam...


10 New Trends in Wood Trim

Is the trim in your living room looking a bit drab? Maybe your exterior trim needs a fresh coat of...


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Want Shiny Hardwood Floors? Here’s How to Rejuvenate Them

If your hardwood floors are looking tired and dull, there's an easy way to bring them back to life. A...


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How to Install In-Floor Radiant Heat

In-floor heat is easy to install and cheap to operate, and your feet will love it!

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How to Tile a Bathroom Floor

Learn how to install tile — specifically, how to lay new ceramic tile over an old vinyl floor.


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The Top 10 Flooring Trends for 2022

What are the hottest, most sought-after flooring options? Interior designers and other pros share what their clients are currently choosing.


10 Things You Should Never Do to Your Wood Floor

Wood flooring is on-trend and quite durable, but there are some things that can damage it and result in expensive...


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12 Easy Things Everyone Should Know How to Fix

Whether you're a new homeowner or an expert DIYer, knowing how to fix these common household problems can save you...


How to Drill Through Floor Joists

How to position holes correctly so they don't weaken the joist


How to Cut and Install Mosaic Tile

In some ways, setting mosaic tile is just like setting any other tile. But because the individual tiles are small...