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  • Tile Installation: How to Lay Tile

    Tile Installation
    A true professional is always looking to improve his craft. So learn everything you need to know from the pros at RUBI about tile installation. Each step is laid out so that anybody from a DIYer to a seasoned veteran installer can learn something. INDEX 1. How to Lay Tile 2. Tiling Tools 3. Ho...
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  • 7 Entryway Tile Ideas for a Stunning Grand Entrance

    entryway tile ideas
    Did you know that the entryway is one of the most important aspects of your home? It's the first thing people see when they come inside and it's the last thing they see when they leave. That's why it's a great asset to put as much effort into your entryway as possible. The good news is that creating a beautiful entr...
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  • Preparing a Wall for Tiling: Tools and Major Steps

    preparing a wall for tiling
    Tiles transform spaces in a timeless, effortless way that is both practical and beautiful to look at. The key to successful wall tiling lies in assessing and preparing the surface that will support the tiles. Any shortcuts on surface preparation can compromise your tiling job and create problems later on. Tacklin...
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  • Types of Floor Tile: What Tile Contractors Really Need to Know

    How to drill through tile. First, know your tiles.
    You know what it takes to complete a successful tile installation project. You study the client’s design and make suggestions to ensure the final result will be of lasting beauty, durability, and functionality. You plan the tile layout, measure the space carefully, and prep the surface to ensure proper tile setting....
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  • Manual Tile Cutter: Best Practices & Tips

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    Knowing how to properly use a manual cutter is a vital part of tile installation. Experienced tile cutters have mastered the art of planning a room’s layout to minimize waste, but it’s rare that no tiles need to be cut. Cutting them to customize the job ensures your work looks professional and polished. Do you wa...
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  • Porcelain Tile Cutter: Best Practices and Tips

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    Porcelain tiles are the most popular option in the growing tile market, and when you look at their quality, it's easy to see why. The problem with porcelain comes down to the preparation. When you use a porcelain tile cutter, it can be easy to chip the brittle porcelain layers, effectively ruining your til...
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  • Building a Brick Wall: Step by Step Guide

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    During COVID, many more people became interested in DIY projects. Over fifty percent of Americans feel like their houses could use some work, but many of them do not know how to even get started with building a brick wall. In this article will explain the steps for building a wall and how to get starte...
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  • How to Clean Grout Perfectly

    When you have new grout, it looks white and pristine, but what can you do when it starts turning yellow, brown, or black? While clean grout can make your floors or walls look great, dirty grout can start to make your tile installation look older and more worn down. If you've tried cleaning grout before, you may ...
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  • How to Lay Mosaic Tile

    how to lay mosaic tile
    Whether it's your pool, bathroom, backsplash, or even flooring, mosaic tiles have made a splash in the last few years. They're perfect for creating a bold statement in any tile installation project. Want to learn more and how to lay mosaic tile? Read on! These small tiles can be made from porcelain, stone, or gla...
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  • How To Cut Ceramic Tile: Tools & Best Practices

    how to cut ceramic tile
    As a professional tile setter, knowing how to cut ceramic tile is essential to ensuring you don't make any costly mistakes. Ceramic tile is a popular choice among homeowners for various renovation projects. Having the best tools at your disposal will make your tile installation job even easier. Ceramic tile can ...
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  • Tile Installation Problems: How to Avoid the Worst Mistakes

    Tile installation problems - Featured
    Tile floors are once again very popular due to the advantages that ceramic tile provides over other flooring materials. But, how many times have you seen issues with tile layouts? Tile installation problems are very common and even experienced tilers may run into issues when dealing with challenging installation pro...
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