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10 Reasons Why Your Floor Tile Grout Is Cracking

Grouting doesn’t only help tiles stay in place, it also makes tiling more beautiful. Generally, a good quality grout passes the test of time and serves for an extended period if installed correctly. However, it can break or crack over time due to various reasons. …

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6 Tips for Maintaining Your In-Floor Heating

Your in-floor heating system, also known as the radiant floor heating system, can last for many years if maintained properly. It’s in your best interest to ensure proper maintenance of the heating system if you want to save yourself from the trouble of installing a …

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Are Floor Stain Fumes Toxic? 5 Important Facts

Before you begin to restain your wood floors, there are some critical facts you need to understand about floor stain fumes. The strong, volatile fumes from the organic compounds in toluene, formaldehyde, and other solvents will make you very sick. Floor stain fumes are toxic. …

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Why Do Some Kitchen Islands Have Toe Kicks?

The kitchen is one of the rooms in your home that you work the most in. Good homemade food is best prepared in a functional and comfortable kitchen. Some kitchen islands have toe kicks to prevent unnecessary strain on your back, neck, and shoulders. Toe …

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Should Every Living Room Have an Area Rug?

Changing an area rug often feels like all that’s needed to feel like you’ve completely redone a room. An area rug can really bring a room together and change the overall style of the decor but are they always necessary? Not every living room needs …

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How To Keep Curtains Away From Baseboard Heaters  

Curtains are a beautiful way to control the elements from interfering with your daily activities at home. However, these can come into contact with baseboard heaters installed under the windows. A curtain that comes into contact with a baseboard heater can become a fire hazard, …