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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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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Can I Put New Grout Over Old Grout?

Can I Put New Grout Over Old Grout?

When you first put in new grout, it gives your fixtures a bright appearance that puts a smile on your face every time you look at it. But over time, grout can begin to look dingy. What’s more, if water or grit gets into the joints of

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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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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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Creative Tile in Your Bathroom

Creative Tile in Your Bathroom

Bathroom tile doesn’t have to be boring. It may not seem that way, since many people grew up with basic white or beige tile or visiting their grandparents’ house to face pink tiled bathrooms popular in the 1950s. All you need to do is pick the right

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Using Decorative Tile at Home

Using Decorative Tile at Home

Tile is a great product for practicality in a home. It works great in a bathroom or kitchen to protect against water and is easy to keep clean. However, this natural product can do double duty and add creative beauty to your space as well. Many people

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Seal Your Grout and Tile to Avoid Damage

Seal Your Grout and Tile to Avoid Damage

You could lose part of your home investment by failing to do one thing: sealing your tile or natural stone. There are installation professionals who make the mistake of installing new tile floors or a natural stone patio and never seal them. Homeowners, who don’t know to

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