DIY Ceramic Tile Kitchen Backsplash - Not Too Hard Six months ago my son purchased a new house. He had been looking to move from his apartment for well over a year. The white-hot real estate market made it quite difficult to locate a house in his price range. Each tired and worn-out house we Read More »
Oxalic Acid Cleaner - It's a Great Rust Remover Not a week goes by that you, or another reader or two or three or twenty, might reach out to me with a fantastic question about the column of mine you’re reading. Often you might ask why I failed to dive deeper into the topic. You Read More »
Repair Cracked Backsplash Grout - Do It In the Winter QUESTION: Hello, Tim. I could use your help. The grout line between my kitchen granite countertop and the tile backsplash has cracked for the umpteenth time. Each winter the crack appears and each year I re-grout it hoping it will be the final time. Am Read More »
Kitchen Island Size - A Small One Can Work Well QUESTION: Tim, I’m about to embark on a kitchen remodeling adventure and don’t want to get shipwrecked on the island of kitchen mistakes. I’ve never had an island in my kitchen and I believe I can make one work. I don’t have lots of space Read More »
Apron Sink Photos - Not For a Beginner DIYr Here are some photos and videos I've created for you to give you an idea of what apron sinks are and how difficult they can be to install. All of them are quite heavy. CLICK or TAP HERE NOW to get FREE QUOTES from local remodeling Read More »
Natural Discoloration Stains in Granite Countertops QUESTION #1: Tim, we just moved into an existing home that’s got granite countertops. When we looked at the house there were cleverly placed trivets in certain places. I’ve come to discover they were hiding what appears to be rust stains deep in the granite but I really can’t Read More »
"Modern metal backsplashes are easy to install if the wall surface is perfectly flat. The metal panels come with an adhesive backing." Metal Backsplash Requires Confidence A metal backsplash sends a powerful message. You're not afraid to take chances. Typical non-metal backsplashes you could have chosen might be: ceramic tile painted drywall plastic laminate It's Read More »
Granite sealer is to granite as urethane is to hardwood flooring. Granite sealers must be applied to granite countertops to prevent deep stains within the stone. Not all granite countertop sealers are the same. There are different levels of quality. Look for a granite counter sealer that offers years of protection, and costs the most amount of money. These are usually the best.
Undermount kitchen sinks are sleek and gorgeous. Kitchen sinks that undermount below the countertop are perfect for granite, marble, solid surface or engineered stone countertops. A granite undermount kitchen sink is what I have in my own home.