Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Installing a DIY mosaic glass tile backsplash in a kitchen.

DIY Kitchen Upgrades and Improvements

Find out how to tackle some great do-it-yourself kitchen upgrades, including adding a glass tile backsplash, decorative cabinet display shelf, and water filtration system. Watch this video to find out more.
Installing range hood

Installing Tile Backsplash and Range Hood in Kuppersmith Project House

In the kitchen of the Kuppersmith Project house, a glass tile backsplash was applied to the wall behind the stove and a contemporary styled range hood installed over the stove. Watch this video to find out more.

Try This! Fix Loose Laminate the Easy and Affordable Way

The laminate on Marj's backsplash is beginning to peel off. The few options she can try to repair it!
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How to Paint a Wood Beadboard Kitchen Backsplash

Joyce asks, “What kind of paint should I use on a wood beadboard backslpash that would hold up to water spots and grease splatters?”

An oil-based primer followed by a quality, high gloss acrylic or oil-based paint will give the best results. Read on to find out more.
Completed tile backsplash.

Ceramic Tile Backsplash Project

The space between your kitchen countertops and the bottom of your cabinets is small but often the hardest to keep clean. A ceramic tile backsplash is a great solution that can be applied over almost any wall surface.
Installing ceramic tile over existing drywall.

Installing a Ceramic Tile Backsplash Over Drywall

Raj asks, "I am planning to install a ceramic backsplash in the kitchen over painted drywall. What kind of treatment is needed for the drywall so that it does not get moist?"

You can tile right over your existing drywall. Once the adhesive dries and the grout has set, it will be impervious to moisture. Read more to find out how.

Split Brick Backsplash to Make Your Kitchen Beautiful

Need inspiration for a kitchen backsplash? Check out Chelsea's split brick backsplash that looks great with white cabinets.
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How to Cut Tile Around Electrical Outlets

Brian asks, “When installing a tile backsplash, how do you cut the opening for an electrical outlet that falls into the middle of a tile?”

To make cuts within a tile, drill holes at each corner of the tile, then plunge cut to the line using a diamond blade on a circular or tile saw. Read on to find out more.
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How to Tile Over a Plastic Laminate Backsplash

Larry asks, “Can I tile over a Formica backsplash?”

It's possible to tile over a plastic laminate backsplash under certain conditions. Read on to find out how.