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9 Ideas for a Textured Accent Wall

An accent wall is a great way to update a room, whether it's used in the living room, a bedroom or even a bathroom. Go beyond just a coat of paint and explore these 10 ideas for a one-of-a-kind look.

13 Stunning Dark Kitchen Cabinet Ideas

For the better part of the last decade, homeowners, decorators and builders alike have transformed kitchens with the popular Tuscan...


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10 Best Floor Cleaners

For any floor in any situation — from laminate to linoleum — here are the best floor cleaners to keep...


15 Valentine Gifts Made With Scrabble Tiles

If you're looking for a meaningful Valentine's gift this year, try getting creative with some Scrabble tiles. If you don't...


Pros and Cons of Various Tile Backers

Learn the pros and cons of various tile substrate products so you know which to pick for your next project.

Today’s Bathroom Tile Trends

Tile is an affordable way to add value to your home. If you're planning a bathroom remodel in the coming...


12 Inspired Ways to Embellish Stair Risers

Do your stair risers need a little TLC? We often lavish attention on other surfaces around the home but the...

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How To Clean Tile Floors

Tile floors are easy to keep clean with sweeping or vacuuming. When it's time for a more thorough job, here's...


How to Prevent Bathroom Mold

The first step to prevent bathroom mold is keeping tile dry


Bathroom Makeover on a Budget

Expert tips that add up to big savings on your next bath remodel


5 Favorite Tools for Tile Projects

Great gear for an easier job and better results.

Kitchen Remodeling Ideas and Tips

Playful tile and clever details make this kitchen the center of family life


How to Spiff-Up Thin Tile Grout

Some gentle scraping with a folded fine-grit piece of sandpaper will rub out dirt and stains on tile grout.


The 10 Things in Your Home You Aren’t Cleaning Often Enough

You scrub the tile, clean the carpet and even wash the windows regularly. But are you cleaning some things as...


10 Things You Don’t Need to Clean as Often as You Do

You keep your home clean. You regularly wash bed linens, wipe down the counters and scrub the shower tile. But...


Cleaning Unglazed Porcelain Tile

Two types of cleaners will dissolve all kinds of dirt and grease from unglazed porcelain tile

DIY Decorating: Frame Your Mirror With Glass Tile

A tile framed mirror that's a work of art


Remodel a Bathroom with Marble Mosaic and Limestone Tile

A marble mosaic and stately limestone transform this bath from staid to sumptuous.


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How to Clean Floors: Wood, Tile, Carpet and Everything Else

Most homes contain a variety of flooring types. Knowing how to best clean each surface can be a lot to...