Tile, laminate, or wall-to-wall carpet, the floor is the most abused, but critical, part of your home. Here are a few of our best pointers for choosing, installing, and caring for it.

How to Clean a Rug with a Carpet Cleaner

Using a rental carpet cleaner is almost certainly the easiest way to care for your vintage rugs and other carpets in your home. We'll show you how to use a carpet cleaner to renew a beautiful rug.

Refinishing Hardwood Floors

DIYer Sarah Dorsey rented a floor sander from The Home Depot, and got to work on her damaged hardwood floor. She takes you through all the steps, from sanding to resealing (and then decorating) in this tutorial.

Metallic Gold Zebra Print Rug

Today, you can find no shortage of cow hide rugs, zebra print fabrics, and leopard print fashion accessories. These stylish animal print items can cost more than you'd like to spend, though, so like any great DIY-er, I wanted to find a cheaper option by making it myself-- painting it on a canvas drop cloth.

Choosing a Rug for Your Space

Above even color or style, the most important thing you need to consider when choosing a rug for your home is the material. There are so many different fibers used to make area rugs today, each with its own advantages. Here's how to determine what type of rug you want.