Tommy's Trade Secrets
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Easy to follow DIY tutorials covering a range of tasks from the basic to more advanced jobs. All tutors are professional tradesmen practising on a day-to-day basis.

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How to Tile and Grout a Floor
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Replenish the appearance of any room with a new tile floor! Tommy's Trade Secrets walks you through how to plan a tile arrangement, space tiles, and lay tile down on an uneven surface. You'll also learn how to trim tiles to fit corners, edges, and doorways. Finally, learn how to mix your own grout and apply it professionally for a clean look. At the end of this course, you'll have all the home improvement skills you need to work with tiles in any room of your house.
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Does your tile floor need a fresh look? Learn to apply a fresh layer of grout to any tiled surface with this step-by-step demonstration from Tommy's Trade Secrets - all you’ll need is a bag of grout, mixing bucket, trowel, squeegee, sponge, and clean water. Learn to mix the grout powder, apply it with a squeegee, and work it into all of the joints. After 10-15 minutes of drying, clean off the excess with a sponge and admire your handiwork!


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If you spend your free time watching HGTV and dreaming of the renovations you wish you could do to your house, but don’t have the budget to pay professional contractors for, learn how to do the renovations yourself! Some projects are not as difficult as they appear, and don’t require specialized knowledge. In this lesson, learn how to tile a wall. Tommy shows you how to prep your wall to ensure your tiles are straight, and to cut tiles. Plus, learn a quick fix to prevent tile slippage.


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