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Stop Hiring Out These 10 Home Repairs

Every homeowner should know a trustworthy electrician, plumber and carpenter. But having them do small jobs can get expensive. Consider making the fix yourself, instead of making a call to a pro, and you'll save money. Plus, you'll build your confidence to tackle other repairs in the future.

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10 Best Floor Cleaners

For any floor in any situation — from laminate to linoleum — here are the best floor cleaners to keep...


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6 Best Paints for Tile

No need pay thousands to freshen the look of a tiled kitchen or powder room wall. All it takes is...


Get an Airtight Caulk Tube Seal

Done with the caulking job but the tube’s only one-third empty? Dip the nozzle into a can of Plasti Dip...


Quick Home Upgrades That Deliver Big Results

Simple kitchen and bath improvements that will make your life easier

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Porcelain vs. Ceramic Outdoor Tile: What’s the Difference?

Thinking of tiling your deck or patio? Let's compare your options, porcelain and ceramic, so you can make the best...


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What to Know About Outdoor Porcelain Tile

Give up the hassle of stone and concrete slabs. Find out why outdoor porcelain tile is the most durable and...

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Which Floor Wax, Polish or Sealant Is Right for the Floors In Your Home?

Don't make the wrong choice! Find the best floor wax, polish, sealant or cleaning solution depending on the type of...


How to Build Shower Pans

Learn the professional way to build custom shower pans


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How to Clean Grout in Your Kitchen with a Surprising (and Cheap) Ingredient

From your floor to your backsplash, removing gunky buildup between tiles is easier than you think with this trick.


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How to Clean Grout With Household Cleaning Products

You don't have to buy anything fancy or expensive to get your grout clean.

10 Tips for Dealing With Water Damage, Mold and Mildew

We'll walk you through how to prevent mold after water damage.


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How to Grout Tile: Grouting Tips and Techniques

Finish your new tile project with a professional quality grout job.


How to Remove Caulk From the Tub

Apply a caulk remover to simplify the job of removing old caulk from joints. It loosens the caulk so you...


How to Remove Tile From a Concrete Floor

Create a smooth surface for new tile


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How to Tile a DIY Backsplash

Install a mosaic tile backsplash for a whole new look for under $200.

Selecting a Backer Tile Board

How to choose the backing that best fits your tiling needs


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Tips for Removing Grout

Simplify this tedious chore with a reciprocating saw or an oscillating tool


Matching Grout Colors and Caulk Colors

You'll need sanded caulk and a makeshift applicator


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How to Regrout Bathroom Tile: Fixing Bathroom Walls

Simplify this tough job with a grout removal tool and learn how to regrout bathroom tile.


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How to Remove Grout

This oscillating tool makes removing grout easier


10 Common Tiling Mistakes—And How to Avoid Them

Laying tile isn't the most challenging DIY project, but it can be easy to make mistakes. To avoid any mishaps...


How to Spiff-Up Thin Tile Grout

Some gentle scraping with a folded fine-grit piece of sandpaper will rub out dirt and stains on tile grout.


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How to Cut a Large Hole in Tile

Cutting large holes in tile, like for a shower valve, can be challenging.

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12 Easy Things Everyone Should Know How to Fix

Whether you're a new homeowner or an expert DIYer, knowing how to fix these common household problems can save you...


How to Make Quick Coasters

Some ceramic tiles and a few finishing touches and you can create quick and stylish DIY coasters for your home...


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How to Grout Tile

Many amateurs think of grouting as the easy part of a tile job. But grouting can make or break a...


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Create Your Own Floor Tile Layout

Watch as our tile expert explains how to plan your tile layout for professional-looking results.


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How to Repair Grout That’s Cracking

Don't tear out the tile, just tear out the cracked grout.


Cleaning Unglazed Porcelain Tile

Two types of cleaners will dissolve all kinds of dirt and grease from unglazed porcelain tile