Flooring Install & Repair

How Hard Is It to Install a Wood Floor?

Installing wood floors can range from a fairly easy DIY project to one that requires carpentry and finishing skills. Here are three options commonly available from easiest to hardest to install.

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Removing cracked floor tile

How to Remove and Replace a Damaged Ceramic Tile

Removing and replacing a broken ceramic tile isn’t that difficult if you saved the leftover tiles from the original installation. Watch this video to see step by step instructions for completing this project.

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How to Repair a Scratch or Gouge in a Hardwood Floor

Jennifer asks, “How do I go about repairing a scratch in my hardwood floor?” Touch-up kits are available for repairing minor damage to wood floors, but what you choose depends on the level of damage.

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Scoring ceramic tile with a glass cutter to cut the tile to size.

How to Cut Ceramic Tile with a Glass Cutter

Find out how to cut ceramic tile by hand using a glass cutter, square, and wire clothes hanger. Watch this video to find out more.

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Danny Lipford using a wet saw to cut tile.

Cutting Tile or Brick with a Wet Saw

If you’re planning on installing a ceramic tile floor or brick patio, renting a wet saw to cut the material can make the project go faster and look more professional.

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How to Replace Hardwood Floor Boards

Intimidated by that eyesore on your hardwood floors? Don’t be! Chelsea Lipford Wolf shows just how easy it is to patch a hole and replace planks.

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Helping Hands at The Learning Tree

The entire “Today’s Homeowner” cast and crew worked to improve The Learning Tree in this special episode.

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Laminate floor repair

How to Repair Laminate Flooring

Planks in laminate floors can break or pull apart, and when they do, you don’t have to replace the entire floor.

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