Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Concrete Slab Flooring Prep

Listen to this tip to find out how to get a level floor on a concrete slab by filling indentations and low spots before installing flooring over it.
Driving a trim head screw through carpet into the subfloor to stop a squeak.

Carpet Squeak Floor Repair Tip

Squeaks in the subfloor under carpeting can be very annoying, but they're usually not that hard to fix. Watch this video to find out how to stop squeaks in carpeted floors without removing the carpet.
Plunge cutting a hole in cement backer board with a portable jigsaw.

How to Cut Holes in Cement Backer Board with a Jigsaw

Find out how to cut holes in cement backer board using a jigsaw or sabre saw fitted with a metal cutting blade. Watch this video to find out more.
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.
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.
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.