Today Carol asks : Diva, how do I go about cleaning existing grout? Is there a how to clean tile grout for dummies? Thanks! This a multi tiered question because it depends on what type of grout cleaning is needed. For everyday cleaning, use a grout cleaning product specifically labeled for grout cleaning that uses… Read more »
Today Dave asks: How to remove grout from slate tile floors after it has been sealed? You’ve got your work cut out for you on this one, Dave. I’m assuming that since the grout wasn’t removed prior to sealing, that the slate tile wasn’t pre-sealed before it was installed. On a side note, that won’t… Read more »
If you’re dreaming of metal backsplash tile but don’t want to do the work, then check out Aspect Peel and Stick backsplash tiles. They come in a 3″ x 6″ size and are sold in packs of one square foot, which translates into eight tiles. Aspect tiles are available in three colors and two different… Read more »
Quick and Easy Project Idea: Tile over a bathroom vanity top! If you have an old or beat up laminate vanity top, you can tile over it in an afternoon just by using one of the new tile setting mats. With Bondera or SimpleMat you can change the look of your vanity in just six… Read more »
Today a reader writes: Diva, does cost mean anything when it comes to the tools for tile? Yes it does! With some tile tools, you don’t really have a choice in the matter. However with the ones you do, it really does matter a lot. Before purchasing tile tools ask yourself how big is the… Read more »
Today Carol writes: We’re looking to do a bathroom remodel, but one of the things we are finding ourselves stuck on is choosing a decent tile for the floors. At first, we figured we’d just go with a discount bathroom tile, but if we go this route, are we buying into problems with quality? Are… Read more »
Vinyl peel and stick tiles are popular because you don’t have to use adhesive to install them, you just peel off the back and stick them down.
Recently we had a chance to tile a small kitchen island with Bondera tile setting mat. Turns out it was as easy as it looks and only took 4 steps: First you cut your mat to the sizes you need. Remember to use non-stick cooking spay on your kitchen scissors because it really helps to… Read more »