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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. How to Install a Mixed-Media Floor

    Learn how to install a unique mixed-media floor using hardwood and tile flooring.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  3. 3. How to Select Hardwood Flooring

    No other flooring option gives you the warmth, beauty and value of wood.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 4. Basics of Hardwood Flooring

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on hardwood flooring.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
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  5. 5. Hardwood Installation (01:46)

    Minnie Goode and Lauren Armstrong share tips on installing hardwood floors.

  6. 6. Step 4: Moisture Barrier (00:33)

    How to install a moisture barrier before laying hardwood flooring.

  7. 7. How to Care for Hardwood Flooring

    Learning about hardwood flooring is important in order to care for it properly. DIY experts explain the basics of hardwood flooring.

  8. 8. Basket Weave Floor (20:01)

    A 1970s living room gets a major facelift!

  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. Flooring Transition Strips (03:26)

    Get some tips for transitioning between different flooring materials.

  11. 11. Maple Hardwood Shines Again (00:03:29)

    Nicole discovers maple hardwood flooring in the kitchen of a 1929 bungalow.

  12. 12. Subfloor Options (01:33)

    Learn how to prepare the groundwork for a wood floor.

  13. 13. Step 5: Lay Out Installation (01:08)

    How to determine the layout and mark the location of floor joists.

  14. 14. Flooring Overview (02:37)

    Latest flooring options from classic hardwoods to budget-friendly vinyl.

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

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

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