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

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

    It only takes about 15 minutes for grout to begin drying on the surface of a tile installation. With such a short window, it's no wonder you might be wondering how to remove grout from tile. When you're installing tiles in your home, you want the best, smoothest outcome possible. That's why you take care to apply...
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  • Groutless Tile Installation: Can You Tile without Grout?

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    Here’s an age-old question: can you do a groutless tile installation? Well, the short answer would be a simple no – you should not attempt to install tile without grout.Why’s that, you might wonder.  It’s not like grout adds to the stability of the tile installation (unless we talk about a few exceptional cases...
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  • Tile Installation: How to Lay Tile

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    A true professional is always looking to improve his craft. So learn everything you need to know from the pros at RUBI in the 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 tile 2. Tools Needed for Tiling 3. How to Ti...
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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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