Installing Flooring

Get the basics for installing wood, carpet, and sheet flooring in our comprehensive flooring installation guide. We've gathered our best tips for installing carpet and carpeting a stairway—and step-by-step instructions on how to stretch and trim carpet. Learn to repair damaged carpet sections, too.

When remodeling or updating a bathroom, flooring can be one of the biggest...

Skip completely refinishing a wood floor and consider painting it instead....

Start your flooring project on the right foot by choosing the appropriate...

Better Homes and Gardens contributing editor Danny Lipford shows you how to...

Hardwood lasts longer than other flooring options, and it can be refinished...

Unsure about investing in the laminate flooring trend? Check out these laminat...

Upgrade your bathroom floors with radiant heat. Learn about how the system...

Carpet has many merits and advantages as a flooring material, but spills can...

Get your floors in shape for spring. Here's how to keep your carpets looking...

Glueless laminate flooring is easy to install and can be walked on the same day.

Glueless laminate flooring is easy to install and can be walked on the same day.

Set down a new floor in no time at all. Glueless laminate flooring is easy to...

How to install integral, or cushion-backed, wall-to-wall carpeting. This how-t...

Carpet fitting doesn't have to be complicated. Give your home a flooring...

Do-it-yourself flooring has never been easier with snap-together, "...

An engineered floor is the best solution over a concrete subfloor.

Installing new flooring is perfect for weekend DIY warriors who want a...

Replacing a section of a finished tongue-and-groove floor is as easy as...

Soften your stairs with a stylish carpet remodel. You'll be surprised at how...

Looking for an easy, affordable, and time-conscious way to transform your...

Carpet tile is a cost-effective way to add the plush stuff to your floors for...

Install a wooden subfloor to help insulate flooring from cold concrete. A...

Luxury flooring doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg--especially when you...

Use tough-as-nails epoxy coatings to convert concrete floors into stylish yet...

Save money by installing your own tile floor. It's a long process, but these...

New flooring doesn't get easier than this. Check out the benefits of loose-lay...

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