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  • Wood look Tile Flooring: How to Lay Tile That Looks like Wood

    How to Lay Tile That Looks like Wood - Tips and Tricks
    "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 tile installations 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 that t...
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  • How Does Epoxy Grout Differ from Cement Grout?

    In 2018, structural projects consumed approximately three billion square feet of the famous ceramic tile. For the longest time, cement grout has been commonly used by tilers to conjoin these ceramic tiles. As great as it is, cement grout has become an expense that many are re-considering. It’s also not rel...
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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 thin...
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  • Pros and Cons of Stick-on Tiles

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    Tile floors and backsplashes are heavily favored by most homeowners, but for the average DIYer, they also present some of the most daunting remodeling challenges. To avoid the headache but accomplish the look, many people are resorting to alternatives like stick-on tiles. Taken to the extreme, some homeowners have e...
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  • How To Use a Tile Cutter: Best Practices

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    Did you know when it comes to cutting tile for a tile installation, you have more than one option? You can use a manual or electric tool. While both tools get the job done, your success using either one depends on how well you know how to use a tile cutter. For the novice or seasoned DIYer, a guide to best prac...
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  • How to Hide The Cut Edge of Tile

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    Summer is a great time for getting home improvement projects like tile installations. Maybe you've been itching to update your kitchen. Perhaps one of your bathrooms could use a facelift. If one of these is the case, then you definitely want to be looking at installing some new tile. This can give your home a more m...
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  • Choosing the right trowel size for tile: the complete guide

    Choosing the right tile trowel size
    Before you begin setting tile, decide which tile trowel to use. What should be the right size? Should I use a U-notched or a squared-notched trowel? Those are common questions you must ask yourself before starting your installation project. Basically, there is not a standard trowel size for tile installation, since ...
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  • Tiling Around Corners: Tips and Tools

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are close to 40,000 tile and stone setters in the United States. However, many people still do not know how to tile around corners, which is important for many tile installations. Do you want to learn more about the steps to tiling around corners? Would you like to ...
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  • Porcelain Tile Cutter: Best Practices and Tips

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    Porcelain tiles are the most popular option in a growing tile market, and when you look at the 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 tile. ...
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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 tile, you may be a bit confused. There is a lot to know about laying and placing tile. From mixing up mortar, to cutting tiles with the Rubi Tile Cutter or Rubi Tile Saw, and grouting the final result – it can get confusing.That’...
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