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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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  • Don’t Break It: How to Drill through Tile in 7 Easy Steps

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    You better know how to drill through tile perfectly, even you think you’ve completed yet another successful tiling project. The design is exquisite, the tiles are perfectly cut, and everything lays evenly. It’s quite the piece of art. But, your job is not ready yet. Now comes the part that could potentially damage a...
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  • Tile Spacers: How to Properly Use Them

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    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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  • Tips for Cutting Tile Around a Toilet

    Cutting straight lines into tile is as easy as cutting into cake—especially when you use a proper RUBI Tools electric tile saw with a diamond blade of good quality. But what about cutting curves for your tile installation?  If you're tiling a bathroom, then it's inevitable that you'll need to make curved cuts 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. Large tiles a...
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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 of tile installation 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 ...
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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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