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  • What Type of Flooring Can You Put Over Ceramic Tile?

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    Have you stood on a ceramic tile installation and wondered what could lie beneath it? Or better yet, what could go on top of it? We'll let you in on a secret: you can lay new flooring right over it. Now, the key question is, what type of flooring can you put over ceramic tile? In this piece, we're exploring the d...
  • Learn How to Cut Tiles With a Grinder

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    Ceramic tile consumption in the U.S. grew to 3.11 billion square feet (a 9.9% growth from the previous year) in 2021. These figures show that tiles are a popular choice for home flooring in the country. Most homeowners choose them for their durability, low maintenance, hygienic properties and versatility. ...
  • How to Seal a Tile Floor: Steps and Tips

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    It goes without saying that we all have floors, right? They are an essential part of our lives and support us in every step we take. Did you know that sealing your tile installation it from stains and wear and enhances its color and appearance? By applying a high-quality sealer, you can bring out the natural be...
  • How to Cut a Circle in Tile: Everything Pros Need to Know

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    Are you getting ready to do a tile installation in your bathroom this summer? You're in great company. Research shows tile sales made up 13% of the $23 billion flooring industry market in 2019, falling behind only resilient flooring (e.g., vinyl and linoleum) and carpet. Tile is popular due to being e...
  • How to Make Exposed Tile Edges Look Finished: Tips and Tricks

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    The average American bedroom gets 224 square feet of floor space. That's a lot of square footage to cover in tile. And while tile looks great when it's installed, the edges can look a little unfinished a few days after the tile installation is completed. But how to make exposed tile edges look finished? You could us...
  • Wood Look Tile: How to Lay Flooring That Looks Like Wood

    How to Lay Tile That Looks like Wood - Tips and Tricks
    Wood look ceramic tile installations have become increasingly popular in recent years. And it’s easy to see why. As much class and sophistication as wood flooring can bring to a home, the truth is that this is not an easy material to maintain. If wood is not refinished regularly, it tends to scratch and gets an ugly...
  • How to Tile Inside Corners: Tips and Best Practices

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    Are you considering adding tiles to your bathroom? Smart thinking. When added to your kitchen or bathroom, tile can drastically increase your home's value. If you install tile flooring yourself, your ROI can surpass 100%. How do you tile inside corners, though? Let's explore how to tile inside co...
  • 5 Tips for Working With Exterior Tile

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    With an industry that commands over $12 billion, a tile installation is no small home improvement project. If you're about to work on an exterior tile project, it's worth taking seriously. You don't want it to end up shabby. Perhaps you're a do-it-yourself home improvement lover. You take pride in caring for...
  • Sanded vs. Unsanded Grout – The 4 Biggest Differences That Matter

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    Most flooring specialists have an intimate knowledge about the difference between sanded vs. unsanded grout. But even some experienced general contractors are still unsure about the differences between the two most common grouting materials. So, to help you take a side in the sanded vs. unsanded grout debate...
  • 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’...