Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
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.
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.
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.
Danny and Chelsea with 20 Years of Kitchen Renovations

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.
Ask Danny

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.
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.
Cleaning grout lines with a scrub brush

Cleaning and Staining Grout in Tile Floors

Grout lines in tile floors may need cleaning over time with a bleach solution and scrub brush. If the grout still won’t come clean, you might want to consider applying a grout stain to make all the grout one uniform color. Watch this video to find out more.

How to Repair Damaged Vinyl Flooring

Watch this video to find out how to repair a hole or tear in vinyl flooring by cutting out the damaged piece and replacing it with a scrap of matching flooring.
hardwood kitchen floors

Types of Flooring for a Kitchen Renovation

Kitchen floors receive a lot of wear and abuse, so the flooring material for a kitchen renovation needs to be both durable and water resistant. Ceramic tile is the most popular choice, but there are other options as well including hardwood flooring. Watch this video to find out more.