While floors and flooring materials might be unique, the issues they cause are not. Learn how you can address common flooring problems - including squeaky floors, popping tiles, buckling floors, chipped tiles, scratched or faded hardwood floors, cracked concrete floors, and more.
Tile is a common design consideration for kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, and more. Factors that impact tile installation cost include square footage, type of tile being used, additional materials required for installation, subfloor repair and installation, and geographic location. Learn more about factors that impact the cost of tile installation.
The kitchen is one of the most trafficked rooms in the home, so it’s important to give it the design consideration it deserves. Check out modern kitchen updates for ideas for a potential renovation.
Understand the difference between “dry time” and “cure time” when it comes to caulking. Most products become dry to the touch after several minutes, but don’t fully cure for days. Learn about factors that determine the dry-time for caulk.
Over time, tile grout can stain, crack, and come loose which means it's time to repair or replace it. Grout repair is easy and budget-friendly and can update the look of kitchen or bathroom tile. Damaged grout can make your tile look old and worn, and can also create an environment for bacteria and mold growth.
Instead of trying to hide your home’s problems, you should address significant issues before putting your home on the market. Learn about problems you shouldn’t try to conceal and should consider fixing.
If you’re planning a home improvement project, it may cost more than it did a year ago. The coronavirus pandemic caused the price of popular building materials to go up, some to their highest levels in years.
Although steam mopping can help remove dirt and effectively kill germs, excess moisture and high heat can damage some finishes. A good solution might be using a floor cleaner specially designed for your type of flooring.
Follow these instructions for installing a tile backsplash with SimpleMat and SimpleGrout. This innovative tile setting mat and grout can give you the look you want without the mess or the high price tag.
Grout can be removed using a variety of power and manual tools. Each type of tool addresses a specific grout removal situation. This guide will help you choose among the ones deemed best for your project.