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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. ...
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  • What is a Grout Float and How Do You Use One?

    Grouting Tile - The Purpose of Laying Joints
    You’ve just installed your tiles and everything looks set except there are spaces between the tiles. What do you do? Simply apply grout between these spaces using a grout float. This creates the impression of a continuous surface. You’ve just installed your tiles and everything looks set except there are spaces b...
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  • Boost Your Efficiency With These 10 Tile Grouting Tips and Techniques

    If you've read our opinion on the pitfalls of groutless tile installation, you'll know how strongly we believe that grouting can make all the difference to your tiling job.Yes, grouting takes up a lot of time and can be meticulous work. But it also makes your tiled surfaces last longer, and well-appli...
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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 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 lippage. Not only tha...
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  • How Does Epoxy Tile Grout Differ from Cement Grout?

    In 2018, structural projects consumed approximately three billion square feet of the famous ceramic tile. For the longest time, cement grout has been commonly used by tilers to conjoin these ceramic tiles. As great as it is, cement grout has become an expense that many are re-considering. It’s also not ...
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  • RUBI Diamond Blades: The Most Powerful Tile Saw Blades in the Market

    RUBI Diamond Blades
    Professional tile installers and construction pros agree that diamond blades are a very important component for a neat work. The capability and toughness of a diamond saw are vital to having sharp cuts in your tile and flooring material. The great DC-250 tile saw or any other of the RUBI tile saws will provide great...
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  • Best Tile for Kitchen Floor: How to Make the Right Choice

    Thanks to HGTV and motivated millennials, the home improvement industry is booming. In fact, it's estimated that Americans spent more than $380 billion last year on home improvements. Of all the home improvement projects, bathroom and kitchen floor renovations led the way.And why wouldn't they?For many people, the k...
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  • 10 Must Have Tile Installation Tools for Professional Installers

    Must Have Tile Installation Tools
    To some extent, tile installation is an art. It takes years of practice and an eye for good design to plan a layout and merge tiles of different textures and thickness together in an appealing pattern. But, if a painter can use substitutes to create his art, such as coffee grounds, wine, or even flower petals, when ...
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