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How To Get the Best Contractor How to Remove Patio Tiles Video You can remove patio tiles in a flash using a cordless rotary chipping hammer. For one thing, your back is going to love you. A power tool with a 3/4-inch flat chipping chisel can remove full tiles in seconds if you get under […]

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Install Mexican tile? You bet you can do it. It's much easier than you can imagine. Install Mexican Tile On Smooth Slabs Mexican tile is soft because it's not fired long in a hot kiln. The concrete slab under the tile needs to be very strong so the tile doesn't crack. The concrete slab should […]

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How to Grout Mexican Tile Video Grout Mexican tile - it's a simple job if you do it in the right conditions and understand how water is both your friend and foe. Mexican tile is a unique product that by its very nature absorbs water very fast. If too much water leaves the grout too […]

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Yesterday my good friend Steve Loyola and I got some expert advice from Pepe Corona. Pepe works the counter at the Daltile showroom and supply house in north Los Angeles just off the 2 Glendale freeway. I was out in LA taping home improvement videos at Steve's house. One video showed how to repair a […]

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Pebble Shower Floor TIPS Rounded pebbles massage better than flat ones Pebbles come in sheets for easy installation WATCH installation video below Set pebble sheets in thinset for permanent bond CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter DEAR TIM: I stayed at a rental home that had a pebble shower floor. The pebbles […]

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Repair Wall After Removing Ceramic Tile TIPS Wall must be flat & smooth or tile will telegraph defects Do NOT use cheap pre-mixed spackling or drywall mud for repair WATCH repair videos below Patching compound MUST BE waterproof CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! DEAR TIM: We’re in the home stretch of […]

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Tub Tile Grout Repair TIPS Try to repair grout in valuable one-of-a-kind fixtures Deep clean grout first to get perfect color match WATCH step-by-step grouting videos below Use a vibrating multitool to remove old grout CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! DEAR TIM: I’ve got a unique partially sunken tub and shower […]

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Can you paint old ceramic tile? Yes. Discover how to paint ceramic tile to transform the look and feel of a room. Follow these steps when you paint ceramic tile to ensure a lasting finish. The correct paint and a coating of clear urethane are required for your ceramic tiles.

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Match Grout Color TIPS Requires patience, diligence and discipline. Luck helps too Deep clean existing grout first using Stain Solver oxygen bleach Dry grout out of the bag is what it looks like once installed and cured WATCH Grouting videos below CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! DEAR TIM: I’m about to […]

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