When it comes to buying wall-to-wall carpeting, here’s how to choose and install a quality carpet.
Bringing a dull, worn-out hardwood floor finish back to life is easier than you think.
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.
Retrofitting radiant heating into your home will not only keep you warm but help you save on energy bills too.
Vacuums keep homes clean by removing the dirt and dust that covers carpet, hardwood, and other floorings. In this review, the This Old House Reviews team looks into the best vacuums to help you select one that’s right for your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Often installed in frequently used rooms like foyers, kitchens, and bathrooms, tile floors can take a tremendous amount of your household’s daily traffic. Read on to learn the best methods and products for cleaning tile floors.
Here are simple installation tips on bathroom flooring and floor tile that’ll keep what’s underneath your feet solid and long lasting.
Looking for the best bamboo flooring? Read our guide on what to look for, the difference in cost and durability compared to that of its rival hardwood, and how it delivers on style and versatility.
Replacing damaged oak-strip flooring requires a little ingenuity—and a really sharp chisel. Here’s how to make a repair.
Want to know how to put carpet down? We take you through all the details — from how to install carpet padding to trimming the edges to seaming adjoining pieces.
Tom Silva shows how to install baseboard trim that become visual anchors for any room.
Looking to replace your ceramic tile flooring? Here’s how to remove old tiles and prepare your floor for new ones.
Got an old house? Read why you should leave asbestos tiles alone and how to cover them.
Go from subfloor to breathtaking in as little as a day. Follow this guide for installing hardwood floors in your home.
All grout formulas fall into just two basic categories: traditional cement-based ones or newer resin-based types. Use this guide to help you decide which type is the best for your project, your budget, and your skills.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares his tips and techniques for putting down a floating floor.
Looking for a home improvement project that takes on new ground? Refresh kitchens, baths, living spaces, and even garages with a flooring installation upgrade.
Here’s how to create homemade carpet cleaning solutions to get the most common types of stains.
The This Old House Reviews team evaluated the best steam mops on the market to help you make a smart purchase. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
From the best overall to the best for reaching corners, we reviewed some of the best robotic vacuums available. Keep reading to find the right one for your cleaning needs. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Picking the ideal kitchen flooring is an important investment in your home. Read on to learn more about the pros and cons of popular kitchen flooring materials.
Once installed, laminate must be properly cared for to keep it looking as good as day one. Read on for our tips for cleaning your laminate floors.
Consider the tile’s joints and the floor’s height when laying vinyl over tile.
Should you install a kitchen floor before the cabinets?
Tom Silva installs a patch in a hardwood floor and fills the gaps with a custom wood putty
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.