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  • Tile Spacers: How to Properly Use Them

    Precision is the goal when you want your new tile installation to look amazing. If you're getting started on a new flooring job and vying for a gorgeous uniformity and a high-end look, your biggest friend can be found in the tiniest piece of plastic — the tile spacer. It goes underappreciated by DIYers a...
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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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  • Large Format Tile to transform spaces…

    is it a trend now at home? Large Format Tile has increasingly being used for remodeling and interior design projects. Slab size tile has been used in Europe for quite some time. This year, you’ll see them becoming increasingly popular as the tile of choice for walls, flooring, and bathrooms. ...
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  • Preventing Lippage: Start with the Right Tile Leveling System

    Must Have Tile Installation Tools - Tile Leveling System
    As a pro tile installer, tile lippage is one of the worst things to happen to you. A slightly uneven floor or material problem can compromise the entire project if you’re not careful. One of the most common mistakes contractors and DIYers make is not using a tile leveling system to prevent tile lippage. Not only tha...
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  • How Does Epoxy Tile 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 ...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Modified or Unmodified Thinset: Which Is Better?

    Modified or Unmodified Thinset - Featured
    When it comes to thinset, choosing between modified or unmodified thinset can leave many tile installers scratching their heads. Is one better than the other? Or is it just a matter of personal preference, convenience or plain work habits? Unmodified thinset has been around forever. Old-school professionals know how...
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  • Interior Tile Designs that go timeless

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    Want to add some personality to your home without going overboard on a budget? It would help if you had the right interior tile. The right tile can add the pop of color, texture, and style your home needs. Our partners from Daltile have many tile options and designs at your disposal. You can find a way to show off y...
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