Preventing Efflorescence While Cleaning Grout

Preventing Efflorescence While Cleaning Grout

Has this ever happened to you? You decide to clean your grout. You think you are doing a great job, but within minutes a haze starts to form leaving the tiling looking even worse than it did before you cleaned it. So, what is one to do

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How to Disinfect Tile and Grout

How to Disinfect Tile and Grout

When you first get your tiling work installed, it looks all shiny and new. Over time, the tiles, and the grout between tiles can start to get a grungy look. What’s more, germs can begin to accumulate making the site of your tiles and unhealthy place to

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Top Reasons Why Tile Cracks

Top Reasons Why Tile Cracks

Many homeowners have been there.  They installed beautiful tile flooring in their homes and now it’s starting to crack. There are many reasons tile cracks and familiarizing yourself with these reasons can keep tile from cracking in the first place. There are also steps you can take

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Re-grouting Your Tile to Update Your Rooms

Re-grouting Your Tile to Update Your Rooms

Homeowners may need to re-grout because their grout is damaged or cracking. In other cases, they may choose to re-grout to give their home a much-needed update. If you are looking to update your grout, here are some ways to approach re-grouting your tile to update your

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Common Causes of Cracked Tile

Common Causes of Cracked Tile

Maybe you’re cleaning, or maybe you’re just admiring your home, and then, all of a sudden you see it… a cracked tile! The first thing you are probably thinking about is how you’re going to replace it, but you should also consider why it happened. This way

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All You Need to Know About Caulking

All You Need to Know About Caulking

Caulk is a great solution for homeowners. It is a moldable material that is used to fill and seal gaps throughout a structure. If you are seeing gaps in the structure of your home, and you are wondering if caulk might be a good option for sealing these

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How to Use Ceramic Tile at Home

How to Use Ceramic Tile at Home

When you think of tile in terms of home décor, what comes to mind? Floor tile, bathroom tile, tile for a backsplash? The truth is, there are so many ways to use tile in your home, the possibilities are endless. If you are thinking of how to

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Most Common Causes of Grout Damage

Most Common Causes of Grout Damage

Not only is grout necessary in securing the tiling in your home, it is also establishing itself as a decorative element as new colors are being released to bring an updated look to your rooms. But over time, grout can begin to crack and crumble detracting from the aesthetic appeal of your home and compromising the staying power of your tiles.

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Trim for Your Tile

Trim for Your Tile

Your new tile installation won’t be complete until you choose the trim, borders and edgings. You can add excitement to the most standard subway tile installation by including a contrasting color trim or border. Edge the installation in a third color or in the main tile color. Here

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Which Grout is Right for Your Home?

Which Grout is Right for Your Home?

Grout is a thick paste that can be used in various applications. It can fill gaps; it can be used to reinforce structures and it is commonly used to fill cracks between tiles. Most grout is cement based. However, even though this type of grout is popular, it

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