Our flooring maintenance tips can help you keep your home cost efficient, safe & cozy.
Carpet cleaners help remove lingering carpet stains in high traffic areas and get rid of messes caused by accident-prone children or pets. In this review, the This Old House Reviews team analyzes some of the best carpet cleaners available to help you select the right one for your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
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.
Clean and refinish hardwood floors without sanding down to the bare wood.
From the best overall to the best for reaching corners, we reviewed some of the best robotic vacuums available. Keep reading to find the right one for your cleaning needs. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Bringing a dull, worn-out hardwood floor finish back to life is easier than you think.
Vacuums keep homes clean by removing the dirt and dust that covers carpet, hardwood, and other floorings. In this review, the This Old House Reviews team looks into the best vacuums to help you select one that’s right for your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
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.
Here’s how to create homemade carpet cleaning solutions to get the most common types of stains.
Tom Silva installs a patch in a hardwood floor and fills the gaps with a custom wood putty
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.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner repair a cracked floor joist
Between footwear, pets, and furniture, wood floors can take a beating. Minimize the signs of wear and tear with these easy repairs.
A flooring expert offers tips for caring for your painted wood floor
Scratches and stains are the hallmarks of dog ownership. But you can fix the damage done—and minimize the chance of future mishaps
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.
Turn a worn-out wood floor into a warm cottage classic with a simple checkerboard pattern
Repairing your damaged resilient flooring is easy if you follow the tips outlined here.