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The 5 Best Laminate Floor Cleaners (2022 Review)

Laminate floors can be difficult to clean because they sustain damage from moisture. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best laminate floor cleaners on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

How to Shampoo Your Carpet

Whether you want to do it yourself or hire a professional cleaning service, giving your carpet a deep clean with shampoo helps keep it in the best possible condition.

The 5 Best Steam Cleaners (2022 Review)

Steam cleaners are an effective way to clean your home using only water. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best steam cleaners on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various retail stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

The 5 Best Robotic Vacuums (2022 Review)

Robot vacuums use sensors and bumpers to navigate your home as they clean your floors. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best robotic vacuums on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various retail stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

How to Patch a Concrete Floor

Do you have cracks in your concrete floor that need to be patched? For a long-lasting repair, pay close attention to the edges and the mix. Read on to learn how to patch the concrete on your floors.

The 5 Best Carpet Cleaners (2022 Review)

Carpet cleaners remove stains in high-traffic areas and messes from accident-prone children or pets. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best carpet cleaners on Amazon to help you find the one that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various retail stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

The 5 Best Vacuums for Hardwood Floors (2022 Guide)

Like carpets, hardwood floors also need to be vacuumed regularly to stay clean. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best vacuums for hardwood floors on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various furniture stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

How to Refinish Hardwood Floors

Clean and refinish hardwood floors without sanding down to the bare wood.

Refinishing Wood Floors: Screening, Sanding, and Finishes

Bringing a dull, worn-out hardwood floor finish back to life is easier than you think.

The 5 Best Vacuum Cleaners (2022 Review)

A vacuum should leave your floor looking like new after every use. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best vacuum cleaners on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various retail stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

How to Clean Tile Floors

Often installed in frequently used rooms like foyers, kitchens, and bathrooms, tile floors can take a tremendous amount of your household’s daily traffic. Read on to learn the best methods and products for cleaning tile floors.

How To Get Every Stain Out Of A Carpet: Coffee, Urine & More

Here’s how to create homemade carpet cleaning solutions to get the most common types of stains.

The 5 Best Grout Cleaners (2022 Review)

Unlike many surfaces in your kitchen or bathroom, grout can be difficult to clean because it’s porous. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best grout cleaners on Amazon to help you find the one that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various retail stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

The 5 Best Steam Mops (2022 Review)

Steam mops remove tough grime from hard floors around your home using hot water vapor instead of harsh chemicals. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best steam mops on Amazon to help you find the one that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various retail stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

How to Clean Laminate Floors

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.

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How to Patch a Hardwood Floor

Tom Silva installs a patch in a hardwood floor and fills the gaps with a custom wood putty

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How to Remove a Burn Mark from a Hardwood Floor

Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert travels to Portland, Oregon to repair an original wood floor that was burned by a face-down hot iron.

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How to Repair a Cracked Floor Joist

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner repair a cracked floor joist

Fast Fixes for Floor Scratches

Between footwear, pets, and furniture, wood floors can take a beating. Minimize the signs of wear and tear with these easy repairs.

Cleaning Dos and Don'ts for a Painted Hardwood Floor

A flooring expert offers tips for caring for your painted wood floor

How to Repair Dog Damage to Wood Flooring

Scratches and stains are the hallmarks of dog ownership. But you can fix the damage done—and minimize the chance of future mishaps

How to Protect Wood Floors

This Old House's top tips for keeping your floors looking like new

Stiffening Bouncy Floors

Tom Silva's tricks for shoring up a springy floors

Cures for the Creaky House

Those aren't ghosts making a racket in your home—it's just normal wear and tear taking its toll. Check out these remedies for common noises.

How to Paint a Floor

Turn a worn-out wood floor into a warm cottage classic with a simple checkerboard pattern

How to Patch a Carpet

A clever and easy solution for scorch marks and holes

Bye-Bye, Bounce

Tom Silva's tricks for fixing a bouncy floor

Fast Fixes for Vinyl Floors

Repairing your damaged resilient flooring is easy if you follow the tips outlined here.

Protecting Floors From Chemical Stripper

A trick for keeping chemical strippers from damaging your floors