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How to Install a Hardwood Floor

How to Install a Hardwood Floor

Installing a hardwood floor is a big project: see what's involved.

Step-by-step instructions + video

How to Repair Hardwood Floors

How to Repair Hardwood Floors

Learn how to fix both square-edge and tongue-and-groove boards.

Step-by-step instructions


How to Stain a Hardwood Floor

How to Stain a Hardwood Floor

Not sure you want to tackle staining hardwood? We'll show you how it's done.

Step 1: Sand the floor

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Hardwood Floors

Top 100 Hardwood Floors Projects

  1. 1. Kitchen Flooring Essentials

    There are many flooring options available — from laminate to vinyl — DIY shares information on the what's available for flo...

  2. 2. Installing Hardwood Flooring Over Concrete

    Hardwood floors are durable, low maintenance and easy to clean. Read manufacturer’s directions before installation to maintain wa...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 3. Luxury Condo (20:01)

    Amy extends hardwood floors, adds new lighting and more.

  4. 4. Flooring Trends

    DIY Network shows you some of the newest technologies and reclaimed materials that are becoming the hottest products in flooring.

  5. 5. Installing Hardwood Floors

    With a few careful preparations, elbow grease and a weekend, you can have beautiful new floors.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 6. Flooring Transition Strips (03:26)

    Get some tips for transitioning between different flooring materials.

  7. 7. Unique Recycled Hardwood Floors

    DIY Network shows how reclaimed wood creates floors that are truly one-of-a-kind and Mother-Nature-friendly.

  8. 8. How to Liquid-Refinish Hardwood Floors

    Refurbishing a floor with liquid refinishers is a great way to revive a floor and give it new luster without the hassle and cost of com...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 9. How to Install Hardwood Floors Over Concrete

    This DIY Basic provides tips on installing hardwoods over concrete.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 10. How to Install an Engineered Hardwood Floor

    Engineered wood floors are easy to install and resistant to moisture, making them a great alternative to traditional hardwood floors. U...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 11. Tips Before You Start Installing Wood Flooring

    DIY Network tells you about some basic prep you need to do before you begin installing a wood floor.

  12. 12. Hardwood Floors Refurbished (00:01:43)

    Nicole brings original hardwood floors back to life with sanding and stain.

  13. 13. How to Repair Hardwood Floors

    Learn how to replace broken boards, fix loose boards and fill in gaps on hardwood flooring.

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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  14. 14. Replacing a Wood Floor (00:02:37)

    Amy Matthews shows a homeowner how to install a prefinished wood floor.

  15. 15. Floating Hardwood Floor (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for installing a floating engineered hardwood floor.

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