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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 rubber coating ($6 at a home center). You’ll create an airtight seal that’s easy to peel off when the next job calls. Thanks to Kevin Lind for this tight tip.

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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...


Quick Home Upgrades That Deliver Big Results

Simple kitchen and bath improvements that will make your life easier


Four Reader Questions Answered By Our Experts

From old grout removal to deck fastener selection, we tackle a range of problems faced by our readers.


Estimating Software Technology

What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.

Toolipedia: Grout Float

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about grout floats


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This Magic Pen Will Clean Your Grout For Good

Never worry about dirty grout ever again with this easy to use cleaning pen!

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.

Choose the Best Grout

It's the make-or-break decision for your tile project


What You Need to Know About Peel & Stick Backsplash Tile

Want to make a big impact on your kitchen really fast? Try a peel and stick kitchen backsplash. It's cheap and...


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How to Grout Tile: Grouting Tips and Techniques

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


Stuff We Love: Cool Technology

Get on the cutting edge of the construction industry with this cool technology.


How to Consistently Earn Positive Online Reviews

In the digital age, online reviews can make or break a local business. Learn how to earn positive reviews and...

Five Things You Should Know Before Hiring A Roofing Contractor

A roofing pro explains the ten things you should look for when hiring someone to roof a house


What You Need to Know About Peel-and-Stick Tile

Installing tile can be intimidating for any DIYer regardless of skill or experience. It takes time, money, tools and patience...


The Best Way To Organize Your Trowels

Easily transport and organize trowels with this great tip.


Why You Should Avoid the Ceramic 3D Tile Trend

Why You Should Avoid the 3D Tile Trend


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...



13 Cool Trends in Tile

While the classic white subway design may always be in style, new trends are emerging when it comes to tile....


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.


Dos and Don’ts From a First-Time DIY Subway Tile Backsplash Install

After receiving contractor bids to tile our kitchen backsplash that didn't fit our budget, my husband and I decided to...


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.