Flooring

Browse our flooring materials guides, installation tips, and maintenance recommendations before you begin your next flooring project. Check out our ultimate guide to flooring for tips on determining the type of flooring that works best for your budget, lifestyle, architecture, and traffic. Bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms, and entryways might need different flooring considerations than bedrooms, living rooms, and hallways due to water and other maintenance considerations. We've compiled the details on each material—from carpeting to hardwood—so you can make an educated decision when you purchase your new flooring material. Stone, laminate, bamboo, composite, vinyl, cork, tile, and carpet tiles are also good alternatives to consider. Study up on eco-friendly, hypoallergenic, and other flooring options to outfit your spaces in a way that correlates with your lifestyle. If you're an avid DIYer, follow our step-by-step instructions for laying your own flooring. If you'd rather have someone else complete the installation, we can help connect you with a trusted professional that will have you enjoying your new flooring for years to come. Plus, learn how to clean your flooring and get stains out.

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