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How to Patch Hardwood Flooring

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner patch a hardwood floor to make it look seamless

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How to Repair Squeaky Floors Through Carpeting

In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva silences a carpeted squeaky floor.

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Ceramic Tile Flooring in 9 Steps

Here are simple installation tips on bathroom flooring and floor tile that’ll keep what’s underneath your feet solid and long lasting.

Exposed tongue and groove flooring.
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How to Remove and Replace Tongue and Groove Flooring

Step-by-step instructions to help you carefully fix your wood floor boards without causing damage.

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How to Tile a Bathroom Floor

Installing bathroom floor tiles isn’t a job for beginners. Watch what it takes as contractor Angelo McRae installs a new mosaic-tile floor.

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How to Lay a Floating Floor

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares his tips and techniques for putting down a floating floor.

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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 Replace a Vinyl Floor with Ceramic Tile

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner replace the peeling, vinyl floor in his bathroom with a ceramic tile floor

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How to Patch a Chipped Wood Floor

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva fixes a chipped wood floor using a Dutchman and hand tools.

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How to Repair a Bad Flooring Joint

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva repairs a piece of wood nosing that was poorly installed and resulted in a bad joint.

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How to Patch a Hole in Wood Trim

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner patch a large hole in painted baseboard molding

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How to Install DIY Radiant Floor Heating

Use a specialized foam panel called Bekotec to lock the PEX tubing in place, cover it with a sand-and-cement mix, and tile away

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How to Restore Terrazzo Floors

This Old House host Kevin O'Connor heads to Del Ray Beach, Florida, to restore terrazzo floors

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How to Avoid Rookie Plumbing Mistakes

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey demonstrates some common plumbing mistakes and how to avoid them

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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

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How to Quiet Squeaky Carpeted Floors

This Old House general Contractor Tom Silva shows how you can silence those squeaks by using specials screws

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How to Install a Linoleum Tile Floor

Use click-together Marmoleum squares to lay a floating floor in an endless array of colorful patterns

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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

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How to Remove a Vinyl Floor and Plywood Subfloor

Uncovering a beautiful hardwood floors with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva

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How to Install Pre-Finished Engineered Flooring

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to install a beautiful wood floor in just less than one day

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How to Repair Squeaky Wood Floors

Silencing squeaky floors with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva

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How to Repair Loose Carpet

Fixing a stairwell tripping hazard with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva

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How to Install Radiant Heat

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to retrofit an old home with new under-floor heat

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How to Install a Herringbone Floor

Use prefinished engineered flooring to create a chevron showstopper

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How to Install Vinyl Flooring

In this video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares tips and tricks for laying a perfect-fit vinyl sheet floor

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How to Upgrade a Garage Floor with an Epoxy Coat

This Old House host Kevin O'Connor assists epoxy-coating expert Doug Fasching in creating a good-looking, hardwearing, stain-resistant garage floor

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How to Patch a Sheet Vinyl Floor

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to make an undetectable repair to an existing resilient floor

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How to Install Radiant Heat Under a Solid-Wood Floor

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to run radiant-heat tubing under a new hardwood floor

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Fixing Squeaks Under Carpet

In this video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva demonstrates a special screw that lets you secure loose flooring right through carpet

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How to Paint a Wood Floor

Turn a worn floor into a cottage classic with a simple checkerboard pattern

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How to Strip a Hardwood Floor

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows the proper and safe way to remove an old finish from a hardwood floor