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How to Free a Trapped Dishwasher

Plan before you tile — otherwise, you could block in your appliances.
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6 Affordable Flooring Options to Upgrade a Room

Want to refresh your home without breaking the bank? Here are some inexpensive, attractive flooring ideas.

Buyer’s Guide: Solid vs. Engineered Hardwood Flooring

The broad appeal of hardwood flooring has made it a popular choice among homeowners. It has a classic aesthetic that matches a variety of styles, whether you're working with a traditional interior or something...

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.
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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 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.
Merola Tile Ceramic Cement-Look Tile from Best New Products

Ceramic Tiles That Look Like Concrete

This vintage-inspired tile looks like popular cement tiles, but it's actually ceramic. That makes it affordable and a great DIY project.
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Reflecting on 20 years of Kitchen Renovations

“Today’s Homeowner” hosts Danny Lipford and Chelsea Lipford Wolf reflect on 20 years of America’s favorite home improvement show.
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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.