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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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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Tile Installation

Tile Installation

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.

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How to Spot Water Damage

How to Spot Water Damage

When you purchase a home, one of the first things you should check carefully before you commit are the bathroom and kitchen for water damage. Here’s what to look for so that you catch the water damage in time to include it in the required repairs made before you

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Beautify Indoors or Outdoors with Stone and Grout

Beautify Indoors or Outdoors with Stone and Grout

Stone makes a gorgeous look for indoor or outdoor flooring or for an accent wall. Your professional installer will take a different tack to installing it though than you may have observed when watching tile installed. Installation Differences The similarity to the processes of grouting tile and

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Cracked or Broken Grout Signals a Bigger Problem

Cracked or Broken Grout Signals a Bigger Problem

You probably don’t clean your shower tile daily or even weekly. Chances are good that mop your tile floors pretty often though. That means you notice when the grout cracks or breaks. You could patch it quickly and move on to other things or you could take

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Add Pizazz to Your Décor with Grout and Tile

Add Pizazz to Your Décor with Grout and Tile

You may want to remodel your bathroom or kitchen, but the funds just may not be there right now. You can change the look of either room just by redoing the grout and tile or adding accents to it. A new backsplash for the kitchen provides the

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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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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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