Flooring Planning

Prepare for your next flooring project by discovering our planning ideas & tips.

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What to Know About Luxury Vinyl Flooring

Resilient wood-look planks and stone-tile look-a-likes are more convincing than ever. Here's how to choose and use luxury vinyl flooring.

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

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.

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.

A Complete Guide to Hardwood Flooring

This Old House presents a complete guide to finding the best hardwood flooring for your home.

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.

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

Carpet Selection: Durability, Weight, Style

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

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.