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How to Remove Tile From a Concrete Floor

Create a smooth surface for new tile

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How to Tile a Backsplash

Install a mosaic tile backsplash for a whole new look in just one weekend.


How to Install Subway Tile Backsplash: Dos and Don’ts

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.


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How to Remove Grout

This oscillating tool makes removing grout easier


Tile-Snapping Jig for Narrow Cuts

Here’s a simple, homemade tile-snapping jig. Cut two 12-in. pieces from a 1x6.


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.


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...

A Complete Guide to Bathtub Repair

Solve any problems with a bathtub with our guide to bathtub repair. From grout to leaks, we've got the solution...


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


Pro Tile Tips

A good tile job is a work of art. We asked our favorite tile pro for some tips about which...


How to Tile: Prepare Concrete for Tile

Turnaround tips for an old basement floor


How to Remove Grout Haze From Stone Tile

Use a special grout release before grouting porous stone tile

Grouting Tile Floors: Porous and Uneven Tiles

Avoid grouting nightmares with natural stone tiles


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Our Best Grouting Tips

Finish your tile job right.


How to Replace a Towel Bar

Replace an old towel bar on a ceramic tile wall


How to Install Tile Backer Board on a Wood Subfloor

Fight seasonal wood movement with a beefy base


How to Whiten Grimy Grout

Freshen up your tile without regrouting


DIY Decorating: Frame Your Mirror With Glass Tile

A tile framed mirror that's a work of art