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Tile Falls Off Wall TIPS Organic glue skins over Walls not flat Thinset is best adhesive Cover fast before it dries CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! DEAR TIM: The 8-inch by 10-inch wall tiles in my bathroom are bulging out in places. I pushed on them and they moved. Further investigation […]

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Chipped tile repair is easy if you have the right products and some skill. You need oil paint that matches the color of the tile, special primer and clear two-part marine epoxy. It is also a good idea to have some toothpicks handy.

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Tired of grout lines? Try replacing your ceramic tile tub and shower surround with cultured marble. It is waterproof and keeps its shine for years with minimal care.

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Ceramic Tile Wall Gap TIPS Back of tile should rest on finished wall Any gap should never be greater than 1/8 inch Get photos of great finish details Include photos with bid and contract CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! DEAR TIM: I’m having a small bathroom remodeled. My wife and I […]

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When it comes to tile & grout cleaning, there is an easier way to clean tile grout. Knowing how to clean tile grout this method will save you hard scrubbing and your ceramic tiles will look brand new.

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Drilling ceramic tile requires a special drill bit and a steady hand. A carbide drill bit or a diamond drill bit are best for drilling holes in ceramic tile. The proper drill speed will prevent a disaster.

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Marble floor polishing can remove small scratches. You can polish the flooring either by dry sanding or wet sanding. Use special silicone-carbide sandpaper in range of grits to slowly work out those imperfections.

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Removing ceramic tile can be hard work. The job is somewhat easy if the tile is adhered to cement board that is nailed to a wood subfloor. If the ceramic tile is cemented to a concrete slab, it may be very difficult to remove the tile.

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Removing excess grout from your tile floor is a challenging but not impossible project. You need a few simple items to ensure no damage to your ceramic tile. You will need patience to make the grout lines look smooth. Be sure to give yourself enough time for this job.

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Mold and mildew removal from grout can be accomplished. You need to remove mildew and soap film with a good scrub brush. Then remove the hard water deposits with white vinegar. Remove the embedded mold and mildew from the grout by soaking paper towel with bleach or oxygen bleach and placing them on the dirty grout. Use the oxygen bleach if you have a septic system.

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