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How to Stencil a Pattern on a Floor

Homemade stencil + primer + paint = brand-new floor

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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

American Artisans Whose Work Will Floor You

Check out hand-hewn flooring that brings home details to new heights

How to Paint a Compass Rose and Stripes on Your Floor

Give a room a lift with a stylized compass rose and lots of ocean blues

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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 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

Norm Abram's Best Tricks of the Trade III

TOH assembles even more pro wisdom from master carpenter Norm Abram's archive

All About Wall-to-Wall Carpeting

It's warm, cozy, and soft underfoot—and there's a type to suit most rooms in your home. Here's how to choose the right carpet.

All About Prefinished Wood Floors

With the classic good looks of solid wood in a DIY-friendly package, these floors are easy to love—and install

How to Paint a Colorful Carpet on Your Porch Floor

Give your outdoor room a permanent rug design

How to Repair Dog Damage to Wood Flooring

Scratches and stains are the hallmarks of dog ownership. But you can fix the damage done—and minimize the chance of future mishaps

How to Lay a Stone Tile Floor

Use an uncoupling membrane to prevent tiles from cracking or popping loose

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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

All About Vinyl Flooring

Durable and easy to maintain, this practical, affordable floor covering is continually improving in looks and performance

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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

How to Install a Floor Medallion

A guide to creating a beautiful inlaid ornament in a wood floor

12 DIY Projects to Add Old-House Charm

Coffered ceilings, beautiful newel posts, wainscoting, and other beautiful details

How to Protect Wood Floors

This Old House's top tips for keeping your floors looking like new

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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

Stiffening Bouncy Floors

Tom Silva's tricks for shoring up a springy floors

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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

Cures for the Creaky House

Those aren't ghosts making a racket in your home—it's just normal wear and tear taking its toll. Check out these remedies for common noises.

How to Paint a Floor

Turn a worn-out wood floor into a warm cottage classic with a simple checkerboard pattern

Fix Now, Save Later

Our experts help you address 9 little trouble spots around your home before they cause big—as in big bucks—damage down the road

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How to Paint a Wood Floor

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

All About Engineered Wood Floors

It's a dead ringer for solid wood, faster to install, and less prone to moisture damage. Our experts help you decide which high-tech, low-fuss boards are best for your application and style

How to Patch a Carpet

A clever and easy solution for scorch marks and holes

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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