Rubi Tile Cutter: The Professional’s Companion since 1951

When tile fixers hear about the RUBI tile cutter, QUALITY is the first word that comes to their mind. But, still many professionals don’t know the history and evolution of this brand that has become the world’s top manufacturer of tile tools. Cutting and laying ceramic tiles is nothing new, neither were the problems faced

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Personal Protective Equipment: How To Prevent Injuries At Work

In recent years, the growing implementation of safety standards has increased the usage of the so-called “personal protective equipment” (PPE). But, do you know your options? Although there are no mandatory safety products to use while laying ceramic tiles, most construction jobs require personal protective equipment. The intention of this post is to give an

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How To Enhance Ceramic Materials: Proven Techniques And Tools

After the installation of ceramic materials, you should take additional measures to improve their appearance and conservation. Although nowadays ceramic materials are increasingly technical and of higher quality, there are some useful products available to improve and conserve this type of materials on walls, floors and other surfaces. As a professional, you should use or

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RUBI Ergonomic Tools That Will Make You Work Better

How many times have you heard or read about ergonomic tools? But, do you know what they really mean? According to the Oxford English Dictionary, ergonomics is “the scientific study of the efficiency of man in his working environment.” Therefore, when referring to ergonomic tools, what we are really emphasizing is the extent to which these tools

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RUBI Updates Its STAR tile cutters… And They Are Awesome

RUBI applied its industry experience to redesign the STAR tile cutters, which are among the most acclaimed light manual cutters. The range of STAR cutters for ceramic tiles has been very successful since its first launch. This type of tile cutters is also very popular among professionals installers and DIY enthusiasts.   To update its complete product line,

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How to improve the finish of silicone joints

Why are they necessary They are needed because all tiles expand and contract with temperature and moisture changes. In almost every case the substrate will move differently to the covering material. The larger the tile field, the more it will expand and contract, and be vulnerable to failure. In 95 per cent of today’s tile

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How to cut efficiently slim ceramics

In recent months have proliferated under thick ceramic and large format. These new materials generically called “Slim” are setting a new trend in the world of ceramic tiles. With thicknesses ranging from 3 to 8 mm, and lengths of between 3 and 3.6 mm, these type of ceramic materials have become a real challenge for

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Cleaning all type of surfaces with cellulose sponges

Knowing the difference of the sponges in the market, its properties and characteristics, can mean the difference between a good finish and an excellent one. The use of sponges over ceramic coatings has also specialized through past times, the same way other tools have. Sponges, floats and pads for cleaning surfaces Sponges, floats and pads

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How to use a professional bucket to clean mortar residue?

One of the most critical points in the application of grout / mortar joints, especially in white or light colors, is to avoid its contamination, so as not to alter the final color. Within that process, the time of cleaning debris of grout mortar is essential, just as the tools we use. The higher the

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