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Tiling kit with an interchangeable handle system that's convenient to use and store
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Solid, practical techniques from a professional tile installer
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I am a service manager in new construction. During a recent service call to a customer’s home, I was replacing a gouged piece of vinyl flooring when, after cutting the…
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With a little care and the right tools, it's easy to make a fast fix in a flawed floor
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