I just finished remodeling my basement. Can you help me choose mold-resistant flooring?

— Meryam Sheriaty, Baldwin, NY

Answered by Mary Cordaro on February 19, 2009

What are the best low-maintenance, durable stains and urethane finishes for wood floors?

— Zoe Redick, Scottsdale, AZ

Answered by J Neufeld on December 4, 2008

Which species of wood are the most sustainable?

— Judy Torrance, Houston, TX

Answered by J Neufeld on December 4, 2008

Do you have any tips for finding an eco-friendly rug?

— Barbara Prah, Uniontown, PA

Answered by Cynthia Phakos on November 26, 2008

Should we install cork flooring in our moisture-prone basement?

— Jennifer Krentz, Mount Prospect, IL

Answered by Shannon Demma on October 20, 2008

What's the best replacement for a wood floor in a home with a pool, teenage boys, and two dogs?

— Nancy Meisch, North Richland Hills, TX

Answered by Martine Paquin on September 11, 2008