Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Applying modified thin-set mortar to a tile floor.

How to Lay Tile Over a Tile Floor

Tile can be laid directly on top of an existing tile floor as long as the old floor is in good condition. Watch this video to find out how to go about laying tile over tile.
Scoring ceramic tile with a glass cutter to cut the tile to size.

How to Cut Ceramic Tile with a Glass Cutter

Find out how to cut ceramic tile by hand using a glass cutter, square, and wire clothes hanger. Watch this video to find out more.
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What to Do About Worn-Out Grout

Nancy asks, “The grout in our tile floor has worn down in some spots and shrunk in others. Can I apply new grout over the existing grout?”

While it’s possible to grout over existing grout, the results are usually less than satisfactory. Read on to learn about a better solution.
Removing cracked floor tile

How to Remove and Replace a Damaged Ceramic Tile

Removing and replacing a broken ceramic tile isn’t that difficult if you saved the leftover tiles from the original installation. Watch this video to see step by step instructions for completing this project.
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How to Clean Tiles Faster Than Ever

Attach the head of a scrub brush to a power drill and you'll never hand-scrub tile floors again!
tiling a floor using underlayment membrane

How to Tile a Floor Using an Underlayment Membrane

When installing tile on a plywood subfloor, cement backer board is usually put down first to provide a firm, stable surface. Watch this video to see how to substitute a waterproof underlayment membrane that's thinner and easier to install than backer board.

How to Stain Grout Lines in Tile Floors

Most grout used in tile floors is porous and can become dirty over time. Watch this video for tips on how to apply colored stain to grout lines in a tile floor to make the grout look like new.
Sealing grout

Sealing Grout in Tile Floors

While ceramic tile is a durable, low maintenance material, the grout between the tiles is not and will need to be sealed. Watch this video to find out how.
Marking a border tile for cutting

How to Cut Border Tile Without Measuring

Watch this video for a simple tip on how to mark border tile for cutting without using a tape measure by putting the tile to be cut on top of the last full tile to give a perfect fit every time.