Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Newly stained and sealed wood floors

How to Prevent Warping and Cupping on Hardwood Floors

How to repair hardwood floors after water damage.

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...
Upscale kitchen with gorgeous flooring and beautiful raised-panel cabinets

Should Kitchen Cabinets or Flooring Be Installed First?

When remodeling a kitchen, should you install the cabinets or finished flooring first? That's a common question, and here's the answer!
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.
Using a cold chisel and hammer to remove a ceramic tile.

How to Remove a Bathroom Wall Tile

Watch this video to find out how to remove an existing ceramic tile using a nail set, carbide tipped masonry drill bit, hammer, and cold chisel.
tool to cut ceramic floor tile

Tools Used to Cut Ceramic Floor Tile

Ceramic floor tile can be cut to size using either a hand operated, score and snap cutter or a motorized wet saw. Rather than buying an expensive tool, consider renting a tile cutter from a tool rental center.

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.

Lifeproof Vinyl Plank Flooring is Waterproof and Dent-Resistant

Lifeproof's new Luxury High Traffic Vinyl Plank flooring is tough enough to take on life's everyday messes.
Applying grout to a tile floor.

How to Apply and Seal Grout on Tile Floors

The last step in laying a tile floor is applying and sealing the grout. Once the grout has dried, apply a grout sealer to the joints to prevent stains from occurring. Watch this video to find out how.