What to Do if Water Damage Occurs in Your Home

What to Do if Water Damage Occurs in Your Home

Water is a powerful element and it can cause considerable damage to your home. It can weaken structures, cause mold and mildew to grow and it can completely destroy certain elements of your home. While water damage can be devastating in some instances, there are steps that you

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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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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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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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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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Caulk 101: Caulk Cleaning and Maintenance

Caulk 101: Caulk Cleaning and Maintenance

Silicone caulk can last a decade or more in most areas of your home. But caulk requires regular cleaning and maintenance, especially surrounding tile and grout in high-moisture areas. Regular cleaning will keep your caulk looking new, and it also provides regular “check-ins” on the overall condition

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