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6 Cheap Bathroom Flooring Ideas

Give your bathroom an instant facelift with these great inexpensive flooring options.


How to Replace a Cracked Floor Tile

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva demonstrates some DIY Smarts with the correct way to replace a cracked kitchen floor tile.

How to Choose Hardwood Flooring for Your Home

Hardwood flooring provides many benefits from its warmth and softness to its durability. Consider your needs to determine which style of wood floor would best suit your home.

Tips for a Successful DIY Laminate Flooring Install

Installing laminate flooring on your own is pretty easy as long as you have the proper tools and technique. Check out some steps to follow for the most beautiful floors.

Vinyl vs. Laminate Flooring: Which Is Best for Your Home?

Vinyl flooring and laminate flooring are both affordable, durable, and customizable. However, they also have many differences. Discover which is best for your next flooring project.

Best Vinyl Flooring for Bathrooms

When you’re searching for the best vinyl flooring for bathrooms, consider your style preferences and the amount of traffic it gets. Learn about these waterproof flooring options.

Best Flooring for Kitchens

If you’re searching for the best flooring for your kitchen, consider what your family needs most. From durability to eco-friendliness, there are great options for kitchen flooring.

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.

Floor Coverings International Review 2021

In this Floor Coverings International review, we examine the company’s flooring options, cost, and reputation to help you determine if the company is right for your flooring needs.

Empire Today Review (2021)

In this Empire Today review, we take an in-depth look at the company’s flooring replacement services, prices, reputation, and more.

LL Flooring Review (2021)

In this LL flooring review, we take an in-depth look at the flooring and services offered by the company as well as its pricing and reputation.

How to Level a Floor

Want to level floors in your old house? Read this step-by-step guide to making a subfloor flat in preparation for installing a new finished floor.


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

How to Stretch Carpet 

Need to stretch a section of carpet in your home? It takes a bit of muscle, but specialized tools do most of the work.

How to Fill Gaps In a Wide-Plank Wood Floor

In this how-to video, This Old House contractor Tom Silva shares ingenious tip for plugging floorboard gaps.

Norm’s Tricks of the Trade: Wood Cuts for Flooring

Is it advisable to mix flatsawn and quartersawn pieces? Master carpenter, Norm Abram has answers.

How to Easily and Safely Remove Carpet

Grab these carpet removal tools and follow 5 steps to get rid of the old carpet in your home.

How to Install Carpet Tiles

Read these step-by-step instructions on how to install carpet tiles on your home floor.

The 5 Best Carpet Cleaners of 2021

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.


How to Repair Squeaky Floors Through Carpeting

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

How to Fix Squeaky Floors

Squeaky floors driving you crazy? These easy, surefire fixes will silence noisy hardwood and carpeted floors.

Laminate Flooring Guide: Underlayment & Installation

Today, laminate floors are durable, comfortable, and can even look like real wood. Plus, they are economical and easy to install. Read on to learn more about the basics of laminate flooring.

The Best Flooring Options for Bathrooms

Need to know what the best type of flooring is for a bathroom? Consider ceramic, vinyl, cork and concrete, to name a few.

How to Apply Epoxy Coating to a Garage Floor

Read this guide to help you finish the garage floor with epoxy from preparation to the final top coat.

How to Refinish Hardwood Floors

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

8 Cheap Flooring Options to Consider in Your Home

Thanks to technological advancements, the world of inexpensive flooring has expanded, giving homeowners and DIYers lots of options. Read this guide to learn more about affordable flooring options.

19 Ways to Cut Costs on Your House Remodel

Home renovation costs can add up quickly. Here are a handful of ways you can plan for a cheaper remodel.

A Complete Guide to Hardwood Flooring

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

How to Clean Hardwood Floors Without Damaging Them

Want your hardwood floors to shine? From vacuuming to mopping, discover how to clean your hardwood floors & what to use to without leaving lasting damage.

Carpet Selection: Durability, Weight, Style

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

Refinishing Wood Floors: Screening, Sanding, and Finishes

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

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.