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Whether it's carpet, hardwood, vinyl, or tile, you've got to have something to walk on! Check out all the best information on all the flooring options for your remodel. Might it be stairs you're interested in? We'll tell you all about treads, risers, balusters, newel posts and everything else stair-related.
  1. Bamboo Flooring (7)
  2. Basement Flooring (3)
  3. Carpeting (9)
  4. Engineered Wood Floor (5)
  5. Laminate Flooring (28)
  6. Solid Hardwood Flooring (51)
  7. Stairs and Railings (9)
  8. Subfloor and Underlayment (24)
  9. Tile (55)
  10. Vinyl Flooring (18)

How to Choose Flooring - Choosing Flooring - Guide
A quick guide to choosing flooring for your home.

Durable Flooring
What's the most durable flooring you can buy for your home? The answers might shock you.

What Is a Floating Floor?
The term "floating floor" is used often when discussing laminate and engineered flooring.

Floor Design Ideas
Get great floor design ideas. We've got floor ideas for your home.

6 Picks for Best Flooring for Homes
Which floors come out on top as best flooring? Find out some of our best flooring picks.

Cheap Flooring
In the cacophony of voices coming at you over the TV, radio, and Web, rarely do you hear anyone bring up the issue of cheap flooring . Why should they? After all, it benefits them if you buy the $22/square foot engineered Brazilian Cherry with WearGard (extra, of course). Let's look at some of the least expensive ways of flooring your home:

Plank Vinyl Flooring
Is plank vinyl flooring right for you? We look at plank vinyl flooring and if it is right for your house.

Best Flooring For a Home Gym
Rubber, vinyl, wood, cork: what's the best type of flooring for a home gym?

Recycled Rubber Tiles: Appropriate for Home Use?
Can I install recycled rubber tiles in my house? Where would I obtain recycled rubber tiles?

Lumber Liquidators Review: Is the Upstart Flooring Retailer Still Good Anymore?
In the long-ago past, Lumber Liquidators was the best insider secret for hardwood, engineered, and laminate flooring. Find out in this Lumber Liquidators review if they are still holding their position.

Ran Out of Money During Floor Installation? No Problem.
So, you ran out of money during your floor installation. Don't worry. Here are a few suggestions to ease you through your floor installation pains.

What Is a Concrete Slab Floor?
How does a concrete slab floor play into the construction of modern homes?

Remove Doors Before Carpet Installation
A quick tip about door removal prior to installing carpet in your house.

What's the Best and Worst Flooring for Wet or Moist Places
What is the best type of flooring to install in very wet places (like basements) or semi-wet, moist places like kitchens and bathrooms?

Renovating With Linoleum Flooring
Linoleum flooring has increased in popularity in recent years. Is this something you may want for your renovated home?

Top 8 Bathroom Flooring Options
Style, durability, and resistence to moisture are three main considerations when looking for bathroom flooring. Let's look at all of your options.

Puzzle Floor Product Review
Review of an unusual new flooring product--Puzzle Floor.

My Concrete Floor - Stained, Painted, Naked
My Concrete Floor - Stained - PaintedSee submissions

Kitchen Floor
Kitchen floor isn't like other types of flooring in your house. Kitchen floor has certain attributes you need to be aware of.

Build an Attic Floor
Can I build an attic floor on my existing joists?

Tuscan Flooring Ideas
A picture gallery of Tuscan-themed flooring ideas for your home.

How Thick Is Your Floor?
How thick is your flooring and subfloor? Here are a few hints for determining floor thickness.

Free or Super Low-Cost Flooring Installation?
Free flooring installation sounds like a great deal. But you need to learn the details before you can determine whether it's a good deal or not.

What Is a Finish Floor?
A definition of finish floor as it is used in home remodeling and building.

Acceptable Floor Coverings For Radiant Heating
Which floor coverings can you install over radiant heating?

Which Kind of Tile Mortar to Use?
Which kind of tile mortar to use?

What Is Below Grade Flooring?
Ever wonder what below grade flooring is? Well, it's not sub-standard flooring...

Floor Transition Strip Types
Explaining the different types of flooring transition strips (i.e., from carpet to wood flooring, etc.).

Best Flooring For The Bedroom
What are the best flooring materials to use in the bedroom?

Solid Hardwood Flooring vs. Engineered Wood Flooring
A chart showing the benefits and deficits of solid hardwood flooring vs. engineered wood flooring.

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