Why skipping grout sealer could ruin your tile job and how to seal grout yourself

Why skipping grout sealer could ruin your tile job and how to seal grout yourself

Once upon a time, before we knew a lot about tile and grout, we had someone tile our bathroom. The tile expert left and never mentioned a word to us about the importance of grout sealer. So guess what?  Our beautiful bathroom looked like a wreck in just six months time. The grout had significantly…

How to clean a front load washer (and keep it fresh smelling, too!)

How to clean a front load washer (and keep it fresh smelling, too!)

Front load washing machines are notoriously hard to keep clean. Mold, mildew, laundry soap buildup and funky smells are at the top of everyone’s complaint list. After tons of trial and error and getting advice from washing machine techs, we’ve learned how to keep our HE washer smelling fresh and clean year after year. Here…