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If you've dreamed of a concrete basement floor, we show you step-by-step how to do it.

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Outdoor Flooring Buyer's Guide

We Break Down the Top 5 Choices

What's the best material for a patio, deck or driveway?

We Break Down 5 Choices, Plus Pros-Cons for Each


6 Stylish Carpets and Rugs

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Our very own Rate My Space users demonstrate how a carpet or rug can make a room.

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    • COLORS OF SPRING, COLORS OF SPRING!!!, Gardens Design

      COLORS OF
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    • Family room, This is the room we live in.  Bought new chair and need to put area rug and not sure what color to use., Living Rooms Design

      Family room 

    • Master bedroom makeover, Our master bedroom was dull and boring. The plan was to make it warm and beautiful, I think we accomplished that., Bedrooms Design

      Master bedroom
      makeover

    • Home office, Small spare bedroom converted into home office (10 x 13). The carpeting was removed and antique strand bamboo flooring installed. The walls were builders beige, and we painted them coffee. New curtains installed, the ceiling fan is still in the box. My back surgery prevented me from putting it up. A custom closet organizer will be made when I'm cleared by the doc to do so., Home Offices Design

      Home office 

    • Mosaic stain glass counter tops, & Mirrored mosaic back splash., Stain glass cut into tiles and used on kitchen counter tops. Mirror cut up and mosaiced into heart shape back splash., Kitchens Design

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    • Mosaic Stain glass vanity, Stain glass vanity top, with lights underneath to show the beauty of the glass. At night the vanity doubles as a night light., Bathrooms Design

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    • Family room makeover...for under $100, I was able to spruce up our boring family room for under $100.  I covered the cushions with burgundy sheets.  Covered the larger throw pillows with coordinating fabric.  I found a cream bed skirt at a thrift store and attached it to the bottom.  I found the rug on clearence at Target (I wish it was a little bigger, but for $25...I can't complain).  And finally the lamp is a yard sale find., Living Rooms Design

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      Pool update 

    • Bathroom, Need help/ideas on mirror color and shape to tie in with the rest of this space. Thank you for your comments., Bathrooms Design

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How-To Videos

1-10 of 15 Tile Videos

  1. Radiant In-Floor Bath Heating

    Radiant In-Floor Bath Heating (05:27)

    Comfortable & economical. Installing an in-floor radiant heating system.

  2. Terrific Trowel Techniques

    Terrific Trowel Techniques (00:56)

    Apply tile adhesive like a pro with these terrific trowel techniques.

  3. Curing Tips and Bonding Basics

    Curing Tips and Bonding Basics (01:28)

    Here is everything you need to know about curing.

  4. Bathroom Tile Repair

    Bathroom Tile Repair (01:32)

    Here is a quick fix for replacing broken and damaged bathroom floor tile.

  5. Grouting 101

    Grouting 101 (02:45)

    Learn how to grout like a pro for an absolutely clean and uniform finish.

  6. Perfect Grout Lines

    Perfect Grout Lines (01:03)

    Create perfectly precise grout lines with inexpensive plastic spacers.

  7. Ceramic versus Porcelain Tile

    Ceramic versus Porcelain Tile (02:30)

    Be a savvy shopper when selecting the best type of tile for your home.

  8. Timeless Stone Tile

    Timeless Stone Tile (02:17)

    Discover why natural stone tile adds classic style and beauty to any home.

  9. Decorative Tiles and Borders

    Decorative Tiles and Borders (02:55)

    Jazz up a backsplash, countertop or floor with decorative tiles or borders.

  10. Tile Surface Prep

    Tile Surface Prep (00:02:39)

    Before you can successfully install tile, surface preparation is essential.

1-7 of 7 Carpet Videos

  1. Carpet Cleaning Tips

    Carpet Cleaning Tips (01:56)

    Finally, a solution to remove wine stains and ink marks from your carpet.

  2. Carpeting Rescue

    Carpeting Rescue (05:01)

    In minutes, homeowners can repair damaged carpeting with this quick fix.

  3. Carpet Buying Tips

    Carpet Buying Tips (04:49)

    Before buying carpet, check out this advice from a carpet professional.

  4. Carpet Craters

    Carpet Craters (00:24)

    Check out this tip to raise depressions after moving furniture around.

  5. Repairing a Loose Carpet Seam

    Repairing a Loose Carpet Seam (05:06)

    A carpeting expert offers some easy tips on how to secure separating seams.

  6. Selecting Carpet

    Selecting Carpet (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics on selecting carpet.

  7. Installing Carpet

    Installing Carpet (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics for installing carpet.

1-9 of 9 Hardwood Videos

  1. Wood Floor Installation Tips

    Wood Floor Installation Tips (01:12)

    Practice makes perfect, especially when laying a hardwood floor.

  2. Subfloor Options

    Subfloor Options (01:33)

    Learn how to prepare the groundwork for a wood floor.

  3. Selecting the Best Wood Floor

    Selecting the Best Wood Floor (01:56)

    Consider the pros and cons of prefinished versus unfinished flooring.

  4. Squeaky Hardwood Floor

    Squeaky Hardwood Floor (01:44)

    These quick fixes will keep your floors quiet for years to come.

  5. Installing a Hardwood Floor

    Installing a Hardwood Floor (04:05)

    For bathroom renovation, host Amy Matthews lays a hardwood floor.

  6. Install Hardwood Floor

    Install Hardwood Floor (04:25)

    Watch as pros and homeowners tackle a hardwood floor installation.

  7. Squeaky Wood Floors

    Squeaky Wood Floors (01:07)

    Quiet a squeaky wood floor yourself with this inexpensive fix.

  8. How to Install Hardwood Floors

    How to Install Hardwood Floors (01:00)

    Amy Matthews explains how to install hardwood flooring.

  9. Repairing Hardwood Floors

    Repairing Hardwood Floors (01:00)

    Amy Matthews shares tips on repairing hardwood floors.