Carpets & Flooring: Getting Started

Find out everything you need to know before shopping for flooring or carpet.
Rubber tile floor with cleaning supplies
The Right Way to Clean Rubber Flooring Tiles
Couple looking through carpets
The Best Time of Year to Buy Carpet
Carpet tile weighed on a scale
The Face Weight Is One Indicator of a Carpet Quality
rolled broadloom
What Broadloom Means, and How It is Sold
Two little girls laying on carpet floor
Learn How to Measure for Carpet Like a Pro
Is Triexta Better Than Nylon?
Carpet roll on a pad
How to Install Carpet Over Underpad
Gray frieze carpet
What Is the Ideal Carpet Density?
Discover Mohawk's Blended Triexta/PET Polyester Carpet Collection
Bedroom carpet
Is Carpet or Hardwood Better for Bedrooms?
A hand measuring carpet fiber twist
What Is Carpet Twist?
Modern living room
How to Finish the Edges of a Carpet Piece to Make a Rug
Elegant living room with fireplace and area rug
Know the Benefits of Using Area Rugs in Your Home
Designer showing carpet samples to client.
The Do's and Don'ts of Choosing a Carpet
Patterned broadloom in greige color made into area rug.
What is Greige Carpet?
Carpet remnants
Should You Buy a Carpet Remnant to Save Money?
Installer Joining Two Carpet Pieces with Iron
How to Make Invisible Carpet Seams
How to Pick the Best Area Rug Pads for Your Home
The Spruce Home Marcella Area Rug in a Living Room
Choosing the Right Size Rug for Your Space
French Bulldog puppy resting on the staircase landing, England
Which Carpet Style Suits Your Decor?
Attic Floors
Attic Flooring Guide: What to Know About Installation and Options
Rebond or Chipfoam Carpet Cushion Underlay
Chipfoam, Rebond, and Other Foam Underpads
Small rectagular ceramic tiles in different tones of blue
All About Flooring Tile Grout
Dealing With a Spill on Carpet
How to Clean up Staining and Soiling
Wooden floor and rug
Learn Everything You Need to Know About Wool Carpet and Rug Fibers
Bright Hallway in a house
Know Your Carpet Fibers and Piles Before Choosing New Carpet
Coule unrolling a rug
How to Flatten a Rug
Natural fiber carpet swatches
Comparing Synthetic and Natural Carpet Fibers
Light-filled bedroom with cream-colored carpet below bed with pink bedding
9 Carpet Trends in 2021
Area Rug Rules of Thumb
Don't Buy an Area Rug Without Considering These Tips
Kanga-backed berber carpet samples
Kanga: Carpet With Attached Foam Pad
Tape measure laid across carpet
Here's How to Figure Out How Much Carpet You Need
Tile travertine Flooring
Clean Travertine Flooring Properly to Make It Last
steam cleaning a hardwood floor
8 Ways You Are Ruining Your Floors Without Even Knowing It
carpet in a bedroom
How to Choose the Best Carpet for Your Bedroom