Blog Posts About How to Tutorials

Welcome to the How To Tutorials category for the Tile Doctor Blog. Here you'll find blog posts related to all sorts of How To Tutorials for Tile, Stone, and Grout where the innovative line of Tile Doctor products were used. Feel free to share and leave your comments.

Repairing Countertop
Jun 08, 2015
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Countertop Replacement

The first installation project covered is the replacement of an old counter system dating back to 1954. The countertops and backsplash will be replaced with a decorative tile installation set on a mortar bed.

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Man Placing Tile on Wall
May 04, 2015
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Tile Replacement

The following photographs and text deal with a broken soap dish. However, the principles for the soap dish replacement apply also to other type of fixtures and individual tiles.

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Grey Tiles
Apr 20, 2015
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Tiling Over Existing Tile

If the existing tiled surface is dimensionally stable, has the required expansion joints, and is satisfactorily on-plane, this method can be used. Its desirability, however, rests on the user.

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Man Placing Pink Tile Over the Floor
Apr 06, 2015
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Tile Over Vinyl

This section is most useful to the residential user. It is possible, with modern technology, to successfully bond tile to vinyl, asphalt tile, and seamless flooring. Done properly, a new tiled installation can be placed.

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Damaged Wood
Mar 23, 2015
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Repairing Subfloor for Tiling

Basically this is a simple section dealing mainly with wood sub floors and their respective supportive framing members. Very often the damage occurs under wet areas like that found in bathrooms or kitchens.

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Shower Head and Repairing Tools
Mar 09, 2015
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Repair Leaky Floor Pan

The leaking shower pan membrane may be made of any of the materials listed in the section on Showers and Tubs. The first step to always consider is determining exactly what is leaking.

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Floor Removal
Feb 16, 2015
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Floor Removal

Generally any existing surface that would interfere with a good bond, is dimensionally unstable, or poses a threat to the quality or durability of the new tiled installation should be removed.

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Man Cutting Tile
Feb 10, 2015
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Repairing tile liners and trim

Dealing with upgrading a tiled installation by adding decorative tile and or trim. Since these installations will be existing, removal of tile will be necessary. Always use the appropriate safety devices.

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Man Repairing Shower Door
Feb 02, 2015
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Fiberglass Repair

These pans are replaced due to a leaking condition, as in the case below, or the pan has become unsightly. Nevertheless the procedure is the same. In the first photo, we see the intended project.

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Man Removing Tile Countertop
Jan 19, 2015
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Repairing Tile Countertop

The first installation project covered is the replacement of an old counter system dating back to 1954. The countertops and backsplash will be replaced with a decorative tile installation set on a mortar bed.

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