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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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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What is the Best Grout for Your Job?

What is the Best Grout for Your Job?

If you are working on a tiling project in your home, picking the right grout is essential. It could be the difference between a job that looks great and stands up to the test of time as opposed to, well a job that has a sloppy look

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What is Involved in Stone Restoration?

What is Involved in Stone Restoration?

If you have natural stone in your home, you probably clean it as often as you do any of your other furnishings. But over time, you may see signs of damage like scratches and rust, which are extremely difficult and sometimes even impossible to repair. If you

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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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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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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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