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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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  • 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 Drill Through Tile in 7 Easy Steps

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    It helpful to know how to drill through tile if you're going to complete a successful tile installation project. The design may be exquisite, the tiles perfectly cut, and everything laid evenly. But, your job is not finished yet. Now comes the part that could potentially damage your hard work: drilling a hole throug...
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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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  • How to Cut 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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  • Preventing Lippage: Start with the Right Tile Leveling System

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    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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  • Modified or Unmodified Thinset: Which Is Better?

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    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 ...
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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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  • What is the Difference Between Ceramic And Porcelain Tile

    When you look at a sample of stoneware tile and porcelain tile, you might not notice much of a difference.  It’s nearly impossible to see the difference when the tile installation is done and only the top of the tile is visible. Using stoneware tile in the same way you would use porcelain tile can lea...
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  • Rubi Tools Webinars Can Refine Your Professional Skills

    The current pandemic has put a significant damper on business. However, some savvy professionals are taking the opportunity to upskill as the world awaits some hint of new normalcy.  The construction industry is still being affected. However, as a result, some forward-thinking contractors are taking the time to...
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