Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Indentation in carpet caused by furniture leg.

How to Remove Dents from Carpet

Do carpet dents drive you nuts? Do this and no one will ever know you rearranged your furniture!
Cedar wood floor

How to Remove Stains from Wood Floors

Stains that have penetrated through the finish can be hard to remove from wood floors without sanding, but there are several options you might want to try first. Watch this video to find out more.

How to Stain Grout Lines in Tile Floors

Most grout used in tile floors is porous and can become dirty over time. Watch this video for tips on how to apply colored stain to grout lines in a tile floor to make the grout look like new.

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.
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.

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.
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.
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.

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.