Nine Tips for Cold Weather Grouting

Nine Tips for Cold Weather Grouting With the holidays just around the corner, now is a great time to take care of those home improvement projects you’ve been putting off all year. You have some time off work, and with family coming over, you want your home

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Grout is Recyclable Here’s How to Make the Most Out of Your Grout Projects

Grout is Recyclable: Here’s How to Make the Most Out of Your Grout Projects Grout is a go-to when you are looking to install tile and stone. It works to fill joints between the tiles and stones after they have been set. In addition to using grout

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Changing the Color of Grout Without Removing It

Changing the Color of Grout Without Removing It

One of the latest trends in home décor is colored grout. Grout can be colored the same color as your tile to provide a monotone look or you can add a color that provides a stunning contrast to make your tile pop. If you like the colored

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Is It Time for Stone and Marble Restoration?

Is It Time for Stone and Marble Restoration?

If you are looking for a countertop material that has a great look and will withstand the test of time, stone and marble are ideal solutions. Stone and marble countertops typically last twice as long as other countertop materials. In fact, with the proper care, they can

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COVID 19 Projects

COVID 19 Projects

As COVID 19 continues to take the world by storm, many people are reluctant to move forward with home improvements projects such as grouting and tiling. Some struggle with a lack of income while others are wary of letting service people in their houses. While these are

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How To Prevent Sealer Haze

How To Prevent Sealer Haze

A sealant is put over grout to keep water and oil from getting into pores and capillaries. However, in some cases there can be something that prevents the sealer from fully penetrating the surface. The cause of this can be previous sealer applications. When the sealant is

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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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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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Sanded Grout vs. Unsanded Grout

Sanded Grout vs. Unsanded Grout

Grout is the material that goes between tiles to fill gaps and ensure the structural integrity of the project. It is also quite visible working on both a functional and aesthetic level. When purchasing grout, you will have to choose between sanded grout vs. unsanded grout options.

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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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