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DIY Flooring Projects

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Find how-to articles with step by step instructions for all your flooring ideas, from installing tile to maintaining hardwood.

DIY flooring projects

Flooring is a great do-it-yourself project. But if you decide you don't want to DIY, remember that Lowe's installs flooring.

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How to Install an Engineered Hardwood Floor

Engineered hardwood flooring adds beauty, warmth and value to your home. Learn more about installation with our quick video.

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Install a Locking Hardwood Floor

Locking hardwood flooring adds warmth and beauty to any room, and doesn't require nails, glue or staples for installation.

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Prepping a Plywood Subfloor for Hardwood or Laminate Flooring

Prepping a plywood subfloor is crucial for hardwood or laminate floors that last. We show you how.

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Install a Laminate Floor

Laminate floors have the same great look as hardwood floors. Learn how to install a floating (without adhesive, nails or staples) laminate floor.

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How to Install a Solid Hardwood Floor

Solid hardwood flooring adds style, value and warmth to your home. If you decide to tackle installation yourself, we have instructions to help.

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How to Lay Tile: DIY Floor Tile Installation

Follow these steps for how to install laminate or ceramic tile flooring, including cutting, fitting, laying and grouting the floor tile.

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How to Install Vinyl Plank Flooring

Install vinyl plank flooring over concrete, wood or existing vinyl flooring for a durable floor that stands up to moisture.

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Install Sheet Vinyl Flooring

Use this helpful how-to guide for installing sheet vinyl flooring. Learn what tools are needed, how to prep the floor, how to cut the floor to fit and much more.

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Refinishing Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floor refinishing is an affordable way to spruce up your space without a full replacement. Learn if refinishing hardwood floors is for you.

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Install Indoor-Outdoor Carpet

With a large selection of colors and textures now available, an intermediate DIY-er can tackle indoor-outdoor carpet installation in 1 day.

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Install Vinyl Tile Flooring

Applying vinyl tile to an old floor is an inexpensive way to greatly improve a room's appearance.

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Install a Shower Floor

Install a prefabricated shower floor or pan to provide a finished surface for immediate use. Or, use it as a base for a future tile or stone floor.

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Cut Tile with a Wet Saw

For large tiling projects, use a wet saw to get better control and more precise cuts than a manual tile cutter.

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Prep a Tile Floor

The most important part of a tile floor installation is prepping the subfloor. If you don't do it right, the floor could crack and buckle.

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Repair Tile Grout

Repairing tile grout is an easy, inexpensive do-it-yourself project that can give your kitchen or bathroom tile a fresh, new look.

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Replace a Broken Ceramic Tile

A broken floor or wall tile can be fixed quickly and easily using simple tools and careful swings of a hammer.

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Caring for Hardwood Floors

Regular cleaning and caring for your hardwood floor will help protect your investment.

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Flooring Calculator

Find square yard estimates for hardwood and laminate floors.

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