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The 5 Best Laminate Floor Cleaners (2022 Review)

Laminate floors can be difficult to clean because they sustain damage from moisture. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best laminate floor cleaners on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

Tile Setting 101: Best Practices from an Expert

A veteran tile setter shares his best practices for achieving top-notch tiled surfaces.

The 5 Best Carpet Stain Removers (2022 Review)

Food and drink spills are bound to happen on your carpet, so you want to make sure you have a stain remover on hand for when they do. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best carpet stain removers on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

The 5 Best Vacuum Mop Combos (2022 Review)

Two-in-one vacuums and mops keep your floors clean with one machine. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best vacuum mop combos on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

Best Handheld Cordless Vacuum Cleaners of 2022

Handheld vacuums make cleaning hard-to-reach places, such as underneath furniture easier. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best handheld cordless vacuum cleaners on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various department stores, home improvement stores, and online retailers like Amazon.

Best Carpet Steamers of 2022

A carpet steamer uses hot water and suction to loosen and remove dirt from carpets and other surfaces. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best carpet steamers on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various retail stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

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 in 2022

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.

Floor Coverings International Review 2022

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 (2022)

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 (2022)

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 Soundproof a Room

Learn how to soundproof a room from floor to ceiling using both simple and advanced methods.

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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

The 5 Best Area Rugs (2022 Review)

Area rugs transform your space, anchoring furniture, adding warmth, and creating textural interest. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best area rugs on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

Tom Silva teaches Kevin O’Connor how to waterproof a basement
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How to Waterproof a Basement

In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva solves wet basement problems.

S20 E16, Nathan Gilbert installs vinyl plank flooring
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How to Install Vinyl Plank Flooring in a Kitchen

In this DIY Smarts project, Carpenter Nathan Gilbert helps a homeowner replace a dated vinyl kitchen floor with modern vinyl plank flooring to complete an updated look.

The 5 Best Tile Floor Cleaners (2022 Review)

While all-purpose cleaners can sometimes clean tile floors, they won’t always leave your floors with the shine that they deserve. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best tile floor cleaners on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

S4 E13, Tom Silva installs vinyl flooring
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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

The 5 Best Upright Vacuums (2022 Review)

Upright vacuums are an essential item in every home. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best upright vacuums on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

The 5 Best Steam Cleaners (2022 Review)

Steam cleaners are an effective way to clean your home using only water. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best steam cleaners on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various retail stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

The 5 Best Vacuums for Hardwood Floors (2022 Guide)

Like carpets, hardwood floors also need to be vacuumed regularly to stay clean. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best vacuums for hardwood floors on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various furniture stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

The 5 Best Mops (2022 Review)

There are a wide variety of mops on the market with numerous features to assist you with cleaning. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best mops on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at local home centers, large retailers, and online retailers like Amazon.

S2 E23, Richard Trethewey explains radiant-heat flooring
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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

All About Cork Flooring

It’s cushiony underfoot, easy to care for, and far more versatile than you might think. Here’s what you need to know about choosing and using this resilient natural floor material in your home.

How to Install a Cork Floor

Looking for an eco-friendly floor that's also easy on the feet? Read this guide to learn why a cork floor might be the right choice.

The 4 Best Robot Mops (2022 Review)

Cleaning your floors is no longer an annoying chore once you invest in a robot mop to tackle this task on your behalf. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the four best robot mops on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

S2 E8, Tom Silva installs a new floor
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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 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.

S20 E4, Tom Silva installs tongue and groove flooring
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How to Install Tongue and Groove Flooring

In this video, Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O’Connor how tongue-and-groove flooring works, how to install it, and some of the tools and techniques required for the job.