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  • Tile Grouting, Ceramic Tile
    Ceramic Tile Over Vinyl Floors

    Ever since the “Roaring Twenties” ceramic tile floors have been the cat’s pajamas. But if you’ve already got a vinyl floor that’s looking kind of worn and shoddy how are you going to say “twenty-three skidoo”? Tear...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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  • Old Countertop With a Fresh New Look

    A new tile countertop might sound like a budget-buster, but there is an affordable alternative. Simply install tile right over the existing laminate countertop. Start by removing the sink and protecting the front of the cabinets with...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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  • Door Casing Cut-Ups

    Planning to put in ceramic tile or a new wood floor? You might have to shorten the door casing so the new tile or flooring can slide in beneath it. What’s the easiest way to get this...

    • Posted May 11, 2014
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  • Drilling Through Without the Slip and Slide

    Planning to drill holes in ceramic tile to install a towel bar, shelf or paper holder? If so, you need to know how to drill straight and true, so you won’t be slip-sliding away. To do it right you...

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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  • Images in Tile To Give You a Smile

    Silent film star, Charlie Chaplin, was born in 1889. He and others ushered in movies as we know them today. Are you a fan of the silver screen? Always wanted to be up there and seen? Well, this could...

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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  • Tile Style

    Looking for the latest in floor and wall tile?  For walls, consider glass tiles…fluid, with great depth and vibrant colors. Metal is also an eye-catching finish, with both gleaming and subtle “soft” rich surfacing, and high-relief “sculptured”...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Mosaics On Demand!

    In the sixties, “Mod Squad” had three hippie cops fighting crime as TV’s timely example of how cutting edge stuff and the “establishment” could work together. Today, another mod squad has hit the scene. Called “mosaics on...

    • Posted April 19, 2014
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    Ceramic Tile Floor Cracking

    Question Why are my new ceramic tile floors cracking in one bathroom and not in the other? My entire home has a wood floor system, and the tile in the one bathroom has held up beautifully with...

    • Posted April 18, 2014
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  • Glaze 'N Seal Acrylic Grout Sealer
    Sealing Grout for Tile

    Question I wrote several months ago requesting information for sealing grout. I enclosed a stamped self-addressed envelope for a reply. To date you have not responded. Also, I have made four long distance calls to your office...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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  • Dremmel® tile-cutting tip
    Making a Circular Cut in Bathroom Tile

    Question I’m remodeling my master bathroom and I’m putting in 18” tile. There’s one spot where I have to make a circular cut, and I’ve broken two tiles trying to do it. What can I use to...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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