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  • LAYING PORCELAIN TILES OUTSIDE: TOOLS AND BEST PRACTICES

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    You’re searching for a new ‘look’ for your patio. Something modern & stylish that’s easy to maintain and deal with the varying weather conditions. You could consider 20mm porcelain tiles as an option for the outside of your home. It will give it a contemporary feel to your patio and is easy to maintain. In today...
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  • Porcelain Tile Cutter: How to Cut Porcelain Tile

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    Porcelain and ceramic tiles can often be confused with each other. They look alike and share the same colours and sizes but believe it or not, there are huge differences between them. With that, this How to Tile article, we are here to teach you all about how to cut porcelain tile and how to choose the best porcelai...
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  • Kitchen Tile Ideas: Unique Ways to Use Tile in Your Kitchen

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    The kitchen is a very important room in our daily life, and can even become the centre of our home. So it deserves special attention to all of the details. Installing beautiful and original tiles can be a very interesting option to protect the wall and at the same time, decorate this space. In today’s how to tile bl...
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  • How to Cut Mosaic Floor Tiles: Best Practices

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    For many years, mosaic tiles have been used as a creative way of creating stand-out patterns and eye-catching tile designs to help bring a room together. In todays blog, we’re here to tell you all about how to cut mosaic floor tiles. We will cover the best practices for cutting mosaic tile, to laying them to achieve...
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  • How to Use an Electric Tile Cutter

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    Experience tells us that the favourite cutting machine of the professional ceramic tile installer is the manual cutter. Its cutting speed, the low level of investment involved and being able to work in a clean and comfortable environment are the determining factors in this perception. However, due to the growth in f...
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  • Diamond Blades: Choose The Right One for You

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    There are specific blades for cutting different types of tile. But talking about diamond blades and which one is the most appropriate for cutting a type of material really depends a lot on our cutting needs. In todays' how to tile blog, we look at diamond blades. Knowing how the blades work and how they are creat...
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  • TILE PATTERNS: 5 WAYS TO LAY TILE

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    The layout and design of your tiles can help to bring a whole room together. There are many different tile patterns and designs that you can follow, whether you want your pattern to be subtle or eye catching. In today’s how to tile blog, we take you through our top 5 ways to lay tile. 1. BRICK BOND (ph...
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  • WHAT IS GROUT: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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    When installing tiles or stone, it’s important you choose the right type and colour to complete the project. Grout is an essential part of the tile installation process. Choosing the right one can make a huge difference in the end-result of your installation and how it looks, as well as how successfully it beha...
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  • HOW TO CUT TILE: TOOLS, METHODS & TIPS

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    As a professional tile installer, knowing how to tile and cut ceramic, porcelain and stone tile, is essential to ensuring you don’t make any costly mistakes. Tiles are a popular choice of homeowners in various renovation projects and having the best tile cutting tools at your disposal will make your j...
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  • How to Use a Tile Levelling System

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    The main objective of all the tools manufactured by RUBI is to facilitate the professional's work in handling, cutting and laying all types of tiles. To this end, RUBI offers the result of more than 70 years of experience in the sector and manufactures tools such as the tile levelling system to make life easier for ...
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