Grab these carpet removal tools and follow 5 steps to get rid of the old carpet in your home.
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.
In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva silences a carpeted squeaky floor.
Squeaky floors driving you crazy? These easy, surefire fixes will silence noisy hardwood and carpeted floors.
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.
Need to know what the best type of flooring is for a bathroom? Consider ceramic, vinyl, cork and concrete, to name a few.
Read this guide to help you finish the garage floor with epoxy from preparation to the final top coat.
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.
Home renovation costs can add up quickly. Here are a handful of ways you can plan for a cheaper remodel.
This Old House presents a complete guide to finding the best hardwood flooring for your home.
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.
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.
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.
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.