Even experienced tile setters fail during challenging installation projects. Learn how to spot and avoid the worst tile installation problems.
If you are one of those contractors looking for the best tile saw in the market, I have good news. The recently launched RUBI DC-250 1200 tile saw provides a unique value of power, speed and value and it is now considered the top among tile saw cutters. Backed by the great craftsmanship and endurance
Mixing mortar seems easy and quick, but it takes just one mistake to cause a complete tile installation failure. Learn how to mix mortar like a pro!
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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