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    Cracks in Tile Flooring

    Question I recently had ceramic tile installed on my kitchen floor. The tiles are pavers and are 12 inches by 12 inches. A short while after installation a crack that is several feet long appeared in the...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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  • Lift Off With Dry Ice

    Do you have old floor tile you want to remove, but you dread digging and scraping it out of the goo? Just take a page out of NASA’s book and think like they do when a “lift-off” is needed....

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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  • Cut Tile Like MacGyver

    Richard Dean Anderson was born in 1950. On TV he played MacGyver, a clever fellow who could rig anything out of anything. At home, on his own time, he was just as ingenious — such as when...

    • Posted March 17, 2014
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  • Chipped Ceramic Tile Repair

    Got a chipped ceramic tile or two on your countertop or floor? Usually, the choice is simple — you either live with it or remove and replace the damaged tile. However, today you’ll learn still another option:...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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    Condo – Pools and Waterproofing

    Question I work at a large 500 unit condominium complex in the East Bay. The maintenance department and the management office call contractors occasionally to supplement the staff we employ. We have contacted many companies for estimates...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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  • Ceramic Tile Floor Coverings

    Ceramic tile is a gorgeous floor covering and, believe it or not, can be installed directly over a vinyl floor. It’s easy! First, use a belt sander to clean and score the vinyl. Next, apply two coats...

    • Posted March 2, 2014
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    Bathroom Grout/Water Damage

    Bathrooms are more susceptible to water damage than any other room in your home. Faucet and drain leaks, seeping toilet gaskets and grout cracks where the wall meets the tub or shower pan are big culprits. And...

    • Posted February 16, 2014
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    Grouting Success Stories

    5 steps to grouting success You’ve just laid tile and added grout. Now it’s crumbling and coming out. You can end this problem and stop making a mess if you know the five steps to grouting success....

    • Posted December 31, 2013
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