Wood-look Tile Flooring: How to Lay Tile

“How to lay tile that looks like wood?” Is that even a hot topic to write an article about? Well, the truth is that wood-look ceramic tiles have become increasingly popular in recent years. And it’s easy to see why. As much class and sophistication wood flooring can bring to a home, the truth is

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How to mix adhesive for tile installation: the expert’s recipe

One of the key aspects of a successful tile installation is to get the right adhesive. Knowing how to mix adhesive correctly is important to achieve the strongest bond possible and thus a long-lasting installation. Improper adhesive mixing may cause issues to your installation or even lead to a complete failure. Here are some key

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10 most common mistakes when laying tiles

Last year alone, homeowners had over 63 million square metres of tile installed in homes in the United Kingdom. Laying floor tiles is the go-to method for modernizing the look of a home. No matter what style of tile you choose, tile done wrong will have a negative effect on the look of your home.

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Our Top Tips For Using Tile Spacers Effectively

If you’re beginning work on a new tiling project, and it’s your first time working with tiles, you may be a bit confused. There is a lot to know about laying and placing tiles. From mixing up tile adhesive and grouts, to cutting tiles with the Rubi manual or electric tile cutter, and grouting the

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4 Tile to Carpet Transition Options for a Stunning Floor

The transition between tile and carpet is the last step in most tile installation projects. It’s the final touch that can give your work an elegant and thorough look. However, it’s also one of the things that can disrupt the flow of your tile project (apart from not using the right tile installation tools!). Finding

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Sanded VS Unsanded Grout – The 4 Biggest Differences That Matter

Most tiling specialists have an intimate knowledge about the difference between sanded VS unsanded grout. But even some experienced general contractors are still unsure about the differences between the two most common grouting materials. So, to help you take a side in the sanded VS unsanded grout debate, we’ve put together this guide. Whether your

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Don’t Break It: How to Drill through Tiles in 7 Easy Steps

You better know how to drill through tile perfectly, even though you think you’ve completed yet another successful tiling project. The design is exquisite, the tiles are perfectly cut, and everything lays evenly. It’s quite the piece of art. But, your job is not ready yet. Now comes the part that could potentially damage all your hard work: drilling

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ECD Diamond Blade: Excellence and versatility at its finest

ECD Electroplated Diamond blades for cutting and roughing At the end of 2017, RUBI launched a new diamond disc: the ECD. The ECD diamond blade is designed to be used for dry cutting and roughing of any natural stone or ceramic material, with thicknesses of less than 25 mm. Thanks to its M14 thread connection,

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5 ACCESSORIES FOR WORKING WITH LARGE FORMAT TILES

There is no need to say that to work with large format tiles you will need large tools, such as a tile cutter and worktable. However, there are also smaller accessories that you may not think about, but which are still very helpful if you want to achieve the best results. We have listed the

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