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What is the best way to clean porcelain tiles? Image source: Flickr by Aqua Mechanical / CC BY 2.0

What Is the Best Way to Clean Porcelain Tiles?

There are two types of porcelain tiles: glazed and unglazed. The difference in their maintenance is slightly different, because the unglazed porcelain tiles are a bit more porous and sensitive to the harsh tile cleaning agents. The best way to clean porcelain tiles is to do it regularly to avoid dust and dirt buildup and […]

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What's the best decking oil? Image source: Flickr by b0jangles

What Is the Best Decking Oil?

There are two types of decking oils: oil based and water based. The water based products are also called acrylic. Both of these two types of oils have their upsides and downsides. You should be aware of them before you start applying them. Here are some of the most recommended oiling product manufacturers: Sikkens Integrain […]

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Can you lay tiles over tiles? Image source: Pixabay by Irina_kukuts

Can You Lay Tiles over Tiles?

Yes. You can definitely lay tiles over tiles. However, this doesn’t mean that your already tiled wall doesn’t have to be prepared for the new tiling work. People decide on this step when their old tiles are outdated, worn out or they simply get bored by them and want some change. Since tile removal is […]

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What's the best way to treat decking Image source: Flickr by Your Best Digs

What Is the Best Way to Treat Decking?

Your decking needs maintenance and regular treatment. The way you treat it depends on the type of decking you are using. Here are the most commonly used decking materials: Hardwood timber decking Treated pine decking Composite decking These materials have different properties and levels of resilience to different environmental conditions. You need to make sure […]

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How do you care for your composite decking? Image source: Flickr by Elite Balustrade / CC BY 2.0

How Do You Care for Composite Decking?

Composite decking requires occasional hosing and a gentle scrub with soap and hot water twice a year. Esthetically, composite decking resembles timber decking. Some of the composite decking materials and brands are so good at it, that you cannot tell the difference between their product and the real decking timber before you come really close […]

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