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Bathroom Decorating and Design

If you’ve ever wanted to change the look of your kitchen or bath with tile, but weren’t sure how to lay tile, we have good news for you! Laying your own tile might sound difficult, but it’s really not. In fact the hardest part of laying tile is probably the traditional method of measuring,...

 Fall Home Improvement Projects That Deliver Value and Comfort

Fall is a perfect time of year for home improvement, especially if you choose projects wisely that add value and comfort for your home.  Both smaller and smarter home improvements are gaining popularity and lots of new products are hitting the market to help homeowners enjoy the savings.  Here...

Cleaning

Ceramic tile is a popular building material but grout can be difficult to maintain.  Grout is porous which allows it to absorb liquids that can leave behind stains.  To avoid this, use darker grouts whenever possible. For existing tile, clean grout thoroughly, and then apply grout sealers to...

Ceiling Tiles

Armstrong's Tin Look line of mineral fiberboard tile comes with a classic white vinyl paint coating that's moisture-resistant, making the ceiling tiles ideal for kitchens. 

Some may say that nothing in a home could be less luxurious looking than a fiber ceiling tile.  However, they'd be wrong -...

Bathroom Sinks and Vanities

We get dozens of calls each year from listeners asking how to clean and protect natural stone countertops.  Most are surprised since they didn't expect that a natural, durable surface like stone would need much maintenance.

Truth be told, they do!  But if you learn to properly clean and...

Countertop Cleaning

Looking for a quick way to touch up stained tile grout? You can actually dye your tile grout. But first, you must clean the grout with a good household cleaner and a stiff brush. Just make sure the tile grout is completely dry before applying the colorant to the tile grout.