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  • How to Lay Penrose Tiling Like a Pro

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    Laying tile can be tricky, but picking your pattern can also be tough. There are plenty of simple patterns out there, but what should you do if you want a more unique tile installation? That's where Penrose tiling comes in! Here's an overview of this fascinating tile pattern, how you can plan it, and how to install ...
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  • Subfloor for Tile Installation: Everything You Need to Know

    A recent study showed that 57% of Americans viewed their homes a "work in progress."Millions of homeowners would love the comfort, sophistication, and cleanliness of a renovated kitchen or bathroom. A new floor will add a gleaming, polished touch to your home. The tile installation may not be as difficult as yo...
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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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  • Replacing Ceramic Tiles: Steps to Do It Right the 1st Time

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    Imagine this: you’ve just moved into a new house, and nearly everything about it is perfect. It has the ideal number of rooms, an updated kitchen, and maybe it even has additional amenities like a swimming pool or patio in the backyard. However, there is one problem: replacing ceramic tiles with a new tile inst...
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  • How to Use a Tile Saw: Best Practices

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    Did you know that, according to NerdWallet, homeowners spent over $500 billion between 2017 and 2019 on home improvement projects? Additionally, by mid-August 2020, 61% of homeowners had taken on these types of projects since March 2020. That brings us to the point: do you know how to use a tile saw? If you’...
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  • How to Lay Herringbone Tile: Patterns and Tips

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    There's one specific tile pattern that has taken the tile installation industry by storm—herringbone. It is a simple yet unique pattern that will add design value to any room. According to King and Allen, the pattern dates back to the Roman Empire. Built on top of crushed stone, it is extremely stable and durable. A...
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  • How Tile a Backsplash: Choosing and Installing the Tile

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    59% of homeowners plan to remodel or update their properties this year with bathrooms and kitchens topping the list of spaces to get a makeover. The right kitchen or bath remodel or tile installation can even increase the value of your home. Do you know how to install a backsplash? One quick and cost-effective ho...
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  • The Complete Guide to Select the Right Tile for Your Project

    Why is it so difficult to choose the right tile? It should be only a question of which pattern goes best with the furniture, or what color can make the room look bigger than it is. Instead, you’ll most likely be confronted with a list of questions that can leave the average consumer a bit confused. What’s a PEI rat...
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  • Find The Correct Tile Saw For Your Project

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    There is no shortage of tile saw products out there. From small, DIY hand cutters, to large industrial tile saws, you’ve got plenty of options. Whether you’re a seasoned tiler, or you’re just getting started with your first tile installation, you may be wondering which one to choose. In this article, we’ll discuss ...
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  • Fashionable and Functional: The 18 Most Popular Tile Floor Patterns for a Contemporary Look in 2019

    Wanna know what's happening in the field of tile installation right now? What's not happening in the tile installation field! 2017 saw nearly 3.05 billion square ft of ceramic tile laid in the US. That's a lot of tiling going on, and with that comes a boatload of hot tile trends. If you are in the business of lay...
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