Sharon Colaco DSouza is a professional content strategist and an interiors stylist. She is passionate about home décor, and runs a décor blog called The Keybunch. She is also the founder of Décor Drama, a popular online community for décor lovers. She is a published features writer and author. Do follow her latest series on The Huffington Post where she blogs about using vintage items in modern décor arrangements. She works from her home office in Pune, which she shares with her science-buff family consisting of a husband and two young kids.

Roff CeraClean

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Home maintenance and cleaning can be a messy affair, especially if you do not have the right products for the job on hand. As a product maker and an ardent DIYer working from home, I am often faced with greasy counters, and paint splatters on the floor, despite taking adequate precautions to line my counters and floors. So what do ...

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Identifying problems with floor tiles

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Imagine a perfect floor, with the tiles lined up accurately. Sometimes, tiles are the usual suspects when leakage problems surface. But there are several things that affect the condition of your tiles, and rather than jumping to conclusions, this post will tell you exactly how to identify your tiling problem. Loose Tiles: Does your tile sound hollow? Does stepping on ...

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How to Tile an Uneven Wall

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Both for safety and aesthetic reasons, it is important to lay tiles flat, on an even surface so that no tile stands out from the rest. Most of the uneven tiling problems arise from an uneven substrate (the underlying layer on which tiles rest). So how does one ensure that tiles are laid flat on an uneven wall? Follow these ...

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Fix Loose Floor Tiles

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When your floor has a loose tile, you just know it. A big tile will probably wobble every time you step on it. A small tile will move slightly or make a noise when stepped on. Sometimes, there are more obvious signs such as chips or cracks on the tiles.  Loose tiles are the result of a badly laid floor. ...

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Ways to apply tiling adhesive correctly

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Tiling is a great way to pretty up floors, pavements, walls and kitchen back-splashes. The application stage plays a major role on how well the tiles are laid. So if the adhesive is chosen, mixed and applied correctly, your tiling will be outstanding! This article will give you information and tips on how to apply tiling adhesive correctly. Picking the ...

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Revolutionary New Waterproofing And Insulation Products

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A spanking new building looks beautiful. In order to maintain its charm and beauty for years, and protect it from damage, it needs to be waterproofed and insulated. Let’s understand why. Why waterproof and insulate? It’s a fact that most construction materials degrade after exposure to water, something inevitable in a country like ours, which receives heavy rains for two ...

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Understanding The Factors That Deteriorate Your Home’s Condition

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Homes need to be maintained and fortified periodically. Even houses with the best construction and finishing tend to deteriorate and fall apart without proper care. While sometimes deterioration is immediately visible, at other times, it is so gradual that home owners don’t notice it until it is too late. To prevent this, let’s understand the factors that deteriorate the condition ...

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Home Waterproofing Saves You Money

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Most people are in a hurry to save up and buy their own home. Owning their first home is the realisation of a financial goal; and it frees them up from monthly cash outflows for rent. Indeed, owning a home is rather special. It gives you a sense of pride, and you try your best to keep it clean and ...

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