Flooring Projects

DIY flooring projects can transform the look of your home without the added cost of labor. Find out how you can do it yourself with these flooring projects.

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Ultimate Guide to Laminate Flooring

If you've ever wanted an exotic wood for your floors -- but worried about the price -- you've probably thought about buying laminate floors. What makes laminates look so much like the surfaces they mimic?


How do carpet warranties work?

There are three kinds of carpet warranties: wear, manufacturing and stain warranties. Learn how carpet warranties work in this article.

Is there a quick-drying vinyl floor tile adhesive?

You can find a variety of vinyl tile and adhesive options in home improvement stores. Learn about quick-drying vinyl floor tile adhesives from this article.

What fiber types are found in carpet?

Carpets come in a wide range of fibers, both synthetic and natural. Learn about the pros and cons of different carpet fibers in this article.

Are there hazardous chemicals in my carpet?

In the late 1980s, workers at the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) complained that the offices' news carpets were causing them respiratory problems and flu-like symptoms.

How to Remove Laminate Flooring

You'd like to remove your laminate flooring, but don't know how. Learn how to remove laminate flooring in this article.

How is carpet made?

It's easy to take carpeting for granted -- how often do you look down at the floor? Carpet production, however, is an interesting and complex process.

Patchwork Rug

This patchwork rug DIY flooring project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn about this patchwork rug flooring project from HowStuffWorks.

Sisal Rug

This sisal rug DIY flooring project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn about this sisal rug flooring project from HowStuffWorks.

What makes sports flooring different?

It's a lot glossier than your home's hardwoods. But there's more to it than that. How does sports flooring go easy on athletes' knees?

How to Install Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring is cheaper than wood, doesn't need to be nailed, sanded, stained or finished, and is quite resistant to scratches, denting, fading and stains.