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How to Clean Stained or Dirty Tile Grout
Grout is essential to every tile installation to seal the gaps between tiles and maintain constant pressure to keep them in place without cracking. Yet since it’s a porous material, dirt and mildew tend to accumulate on the surface and resist your routine efforts to clean the floor or shower. Try these tricks and tips for cleaning grout anywhere in the home without damaging it or the tile.
How To Replace a Showerhead
Replacing your showerhead is a minor bathroom upgrade but one that packs a powerful punch. This easy and inexpensive DIY project shouldn't take you more than an hour, and it can do wonders to give your bathroom a fresh and upgraded look.
8 Ways To Use Timers Around the House
Timers are versatile household tools that are all too often relegated only to kitchen duty. Yet, these simple manual or digital devices can make a big difference all around the house. There are more ways than you think to put these tools to good use. Here are eight new ways to try timing yourself around the house.
How to Install Vinyl Plank Flooring
Vinyl plank flooring has become exceedingly popular among homeowners. Cheaper and easier to install than tiles, hardwoods, and porcelain, it is an attractive, long-lasting, and versatile do-it-yourself floor covering. And it’s easy to install yourself: with just a few hours of work, you can cover a moderately sized room with vinyl plank flooring. Here’s what you’ll need and how to do it.
How and When You Should Clean Your Chimney
Chimneys should be safety features that help funnel sparks, fumes, and smoke out of the home. Yet, they can become the very cause of a dangerous house fire when left neglected for too long. Here’s how to know when to clean a chimney and how to do it yourself.