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Carpet Selection: Durability, Weight, Style

When it comes to buying wall-to-wall carpeting, here’s how to choose and install a quality carpet.

Types of Carpet: Fibers and Styles

In the market for a new carpet? Here are the different fibers and styles to consider as well as questions to answer before you buy.

13 DIY Flooring Projects

Looking for a home improvement project that takes on new ground? Refresh kitchens, baths, living spaces, and even garages with a flooring installation upgrade.

Blending Wood and Tile in an Open Plan

Spaces like the one above (by SuzAnn Kletzien) inspired renovator Melissa McCreight to go for the no-thresholds look in her Euclid, Ohio, house.

Dog-Friendly Flooring Rules

Dog-friendly flooring needs to be durable, easy to clean, and attractive too. Here's what you need to know if you have four on the floor

Fun Facts in Rug History

World-renowned appraiser Stephen Fletcher looks back at the history of American floor coverings

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Overview of Flooring Options

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor discuss the wide world of flooring products

All About Wall-to-Wall Carpeting

It's warm, cozy, and soft underfoot—and there's a type to suit most rooms in your home. Here's how to choose the right carpet.

All About Engineered Wood Floors

It's a dead ringer for solid wood, faster to install, and less prone to moisture damage. Our experts help you decide which high-tech, low-fuss boards are best for your application and style

Working with Linoleum Flooring

Linoleum makes a comeback and proves it's not what you think.

Floor in a Flash

Prefinished plywood goes down fast —and lasts.