How to Repair Squeaky Stairs

Carpeted stairs that squeak can be repaired from above in several easy steps—without destroying the ceiling below the steps.

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Laminate Floor Repair

Laminate floor get a ding? Whether it's a small chip or a big divot, you can repair it with simple, DIY techniques that make the floor look as good as new.

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How to Fix Squeaky Floors

Fast, easy ways to silence floor squeaks. No special skills or tools needed. We'll show you everything you need to know.

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How to Make Structural Repairs by Sistering Floor Joists

This article provides step-by-step instructions and pictures on how to make structural repairs by sistering floor joists alongside weak joists. If you have sagging, cracked or twisted joists, which can happen in older houses, this project will provide the extra support the floor needs.

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Home Repair: How to Seal Laminate Flooring Expansion Gaps

Laminate flooring can be used for wet areas like bathroom floors, but only if it's AC3 rated, with sealed expansion gaps at walls and around fixtures. Here's how to do it.

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Step Repair: Fix Slippery Stairs

Slippery steps can be made safe with traction tape, but the steps themselves must first be sealed well to prevent water from getting under the tape and breaking the adhesive bond.

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