Helping you plan your home improvement project, from start to finish

  • How To Clean Grout On Tile Floor

    Grout locks the tiles together and keeps moisture above the tile. Unlike tile, grout is porous, which means it’s not stain-proof or waterproof. Therefore, if your 3-year-old spills his apple juice, cleaning the tile is easy, but cleaning the grout is another animal all together.

    By Sep 4, 2014
  • 8 Clever And Bizarre Carpet Designs

    The best carpets are warm on the feet and provide a sense of unity or contrast with the rest of the room. Carpet may not be ideal for the bathroom or kitchen and can cause a little stress after a family party, but it certainly has its place throughout the rest of the home.

    By Jul 22, 2014
  • Types of Floor Tile

    While hardwood floors have certainly come of age these past few years, tile flooring is still the most popular flooring option. With its versatile nature, and natural looks in a kitchen or bathroom, it’s hard to imagine a home without decorative tile.

    By Jun 27, 2014
  • The Next Hot Trend In Tile: Faux Wood Tile

    Oftentimes, someone in a household will love the natural beauty of wood and someone else will argue that tile is the most logical choice. This begs the question, is there any other option that can combine the practicality of tile and the sophisticated look of wood? Thanks to technology, we have an answer and the latest hot trend in home remodeling is faux wood tile.

    By Jun 16, 2014
  • Stained Concrete Floors

    The idea of having concrete floors throughout the house is initially a turnoff to many people, until they see how stunning stained concrete floors can be.

    By May 15, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Remove Pet Stains & Odors From Flooring & Carpets

    Having an animal companion in the home can make your life more rewarding and enjoyable.

    By May 14, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Fix Squeaky Floors

    Hardwood floors are a wonderful option for a warm and inviting home, and there are few other flooring materials that can last as long or look as beautiful as hardwood.

    By May 9, 2014
  • DIY Tips For How To Fix Vinyl Floor Seams

    Vinyl floors are a popular choice for many rooms in the home, including the basement, kitchen and bathroom. Sometimes their seams get loose or curl as part of the aging and consistent use, and it's not always hard to get those fixed.

    By May 7, 2014
  • Can I Paint Ceramic Tiles?

    Painting ceramic tile depends on its location and the preparation that goes into the area before you start painting.

    By May 7, 2014
  • The Best Type Of Subflooring

    The best type of subflooring to install depends on what type of finished floor you plan to have on top of it.

    By May 7, 2014
  • Top Tips For Cleaning Hardwood Floors

    Hardwoods for flooring include oak, maple, and birch. You'll find others in some regions, too. Pine planks are the backbone of the country-style design, but they're not nearly as durable as hardwood.

    By May 7, 2014
  • 4 Ways To Clean Your Carpet

    Carpet cleaning is one of the most evident maintenance issues all homeowners face and more often than not, many do not know how to accurately clean their carpet. Carpet can add warmth and charm to any space, but to keep that impression in tact, you must know the proper methods of carpet cleaning.

    By Apr 3, 2014