Flooring Ideas & Inspiration
Explore inspiring flooring ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.
Homeowners without carpet may find hardwood or tile flooring to be cold and uninviting. A well-placed rug helps tie furniture together and creates a warm and comfortable atmosphere. To find a stylish rug that’s easy to care for, learn more about our top picks for the best washable rugs.
Area rugs transform your space, anchoring furniture, adding warmth, and creating textural interest. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best area rugs on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
It’s cushiony underfoot, easy to care for, and far more versatile than you might think. Here’s what you need to know about choosing and using this resilient natural floor material in your home.
Handheld vacuums can be useful for a variety of tasks, including cleaning under the sofa or in the crevices of your car. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best handheld vacuums on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Give your bathroom an instant facelift with these great inexpensive flooring options.
Here’s a look at how designer/owner Amy Matthews incorporated the natural beauty of Baird Brothers Fine Hardwoods throughout the Modern Barnhouse.
Thanks to technological advancements, the world of inexpensive flooring has expanded, giving homeowners and DIYers lots of options. Read this guide to learn more about affordable flooring options.
Hardwood flooring provides many benefits from its warmth and softness to its durability. Consider your needs to determine which style of wood floor would best suit your home.
When you’re searching for the best vinyl flooring for bathrooms, consider your style preferences and the amount of traffic it gets. Learn about these waterproof flooring options.
If you’re searching for the best flooring for your kitchen, consider what your family needs most. From durability to eco-friendliness, there are great options for kitchen flooring.
Get inspired by the beautiful doors, floors, and wood accents that elevated this year’s pair of TOH Idea Houses.
Today, laminate floors are durable, comfortable, and can even look like real wood. Plus, they are economical and easy to install. Read on to learn more about the basics of laminate flooring.
Picking the ideal kitchen flooring is an important investment in your home. Read on to learn more about the pros and cons of popular kitchen flooring materials.
Once installed, laminate must be properly cared for to keep it looking as good as day one. Read on for our tips for cleaning your laminate floors.
Need to know what the best type of flooring is for a bathroom? Consider ceramic, vinyl, cork and concrete, to name a few.
Find the best flooring option for your basement by comparing cost, comfort, durability, appearance, and installation details.
Looking for the best bamboo flooring? Read our guide on what to look for, the difference in cost and durability compared to that of its rival hardwood, and how it delivers on style and versatility.
Durable, easy to clean, and eco-friendly before green was a selling point, linoleum is winning new fans. Here's what you need to know if you're considering it for your home
World-renowned appraiser Stephen Fletcher looks back at the history of American floor coverings
The folks at Apartment Therapy share nifty, thrifty interior-design ideas in a new book
Lively and budget-friendly paint ideas for the surfaces beneath your feet
Check out hand-hewn flooring that brings home details to new heights
With the classic good looks of solid wood in a DIY-friendly package, these floors are easy to love—and install
Durable and easy to maintain, this practical, affordable floor covering is continually improving in looks and performance
Coffered ceilings, beautiful newel posts, wainscoting, and other beautiful details
Looking for a home improvement project that takes on new ground? Refresh kitchens, baths, living spaces, and even garages with a flooring installation upgrade.
In this video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva demonstrates a special screw that lets you secure loose flooring right through carpet
Our experts help you address 9 little trouble spots around your home before they cause big—as in big bucks—damage down the road
Turn a worn floor into a cottage classic with a simple checkerboard pattern
With a flick of your wrist, you can change the entire look of your floor using a sprinkle of decorative flakes that come with a variety of color and coverage options. Good for covering imperfections and breaking up the look of a solid floor, color flakes can even approximate the look of terrazzo or granite.
Easy ways to cut costs, not corners, on some of the most high-end home-improvement projects