Kitchen Flooring

How to Repair Damaged Vinyl Flooring

Watch this video to find out how to repair a hole or tear in vinyl flooring by cutting out the damaged piece and replacing it with a scrap of matching flooring.

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Types of Flooring for a Kitchen Renovation

Kitchen floors receive a lot of wear and abuse, so the flooring material for a kitchen renovation needs to be both durable and water resistant. Ceramic tile is the most popular choice, but there are other options as well including hardwood flooring. Watch this video to find out more.

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Floor Tile Options for Your Kitchen or Bath

Tile is a great choice for a kitchen or bathroom floor since it’s both durable and water resistant. Common types of tile include travertine tile, quality ceramic tile, and standard ceramic tile. Watch this video to find out more.

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What to Consider When Purchasing Tile for Your Home

Porcelain and ceramic tile are durable materials that are often used on floors and walls in bathrooms and kitchens. Watch this video to find out what you need to consider when purchasing tile for your home.

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DIY tile snapping jig

Jig for Snapping Tile with a Manual Tile Cutter

A manual tile cutter is great for cutting porcelain or ceramic tile, but it can be hard to break a small strip off evenly. Joe has a simple solution to solve this problem. It involves constructing a jig composed of two 1x4s separated by a strip of wood or plywood the thickness of the tile.

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Should Kitchen Cabinets or Flooring Be Installed First?

Amy asks, “When remodeling a kitchen, should you install the cabinets or finished flooring first?”

I prefer to put the finished flooring down before installing the cabinets, though it can be done either way. While it uses more flooring material, the installation requires less cutting and fitting. Read on to find out more.

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Marking a border tile for cutting

How to Cut Border Tile Without Measuring

Watch this video for a simple tip on how to mark border tile for cutting without using a tape measure by putting the tile to be cut on top of the last full tile to give a perfect fit every time.

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tile floor design pattern

How to Create a Custom Tile Floor Design

Though it involves additional labor, installing tile diagonally can make for a more interesting pattern. To create even more visual appeal, inset small accent pieces where the tiles meet or add a contrasting border around the outer edge. Watch this video to find out more.

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