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Learn about flooring in old homes in these articles from Old-House Journal.
A Clearer View of Floor Finishes

Once you understand the pros and cons of traditional methods and modern products, it's easier to balance history and practicality.
Floor Finishes

Down to the Finish

Two finishing techniques of the past, scraping and filling, help make wood floors look their best today.
Down to the Finish

Fir Coats

Tips on refinishing fir
Fir Coats

Fixing Wood Floors

With a little know-how, you can silence faulty floorboards and repair minor damage.
Fixing Wood Floors

Getting to the Bottom of Sagging Floors

Understanding the common structural shortcomings that cause floors to dip and what to do about them
Sagging Floors

How To Restore Painted Wood Floors

A few days' work can leave wide boards beautiful for decades.
Restoring Painted Wood Floors

Laying Timeless Tiles

As linoleum returns in popularity for the eco set, creative installation steps make it the ideal flooring, once again, for period kitchens.
Laying Timeless Tiles

Lie Like A Rug

Understanding the art, artifice, and unlikely appeal of linoleum rugs
Lie Like a Rug

Managing Magnesite

Resilient Floors for Old Houses

Resilient flooring is a historically accurate way to go green underfoot in your old-house restoration, and it's back in style again.
On the Rebound: Resilient Floors for Old Houses

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