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.

Measuring Tiles
Dec 21, 2014
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How to Tile a Bathtub - Installation Tutorial

The following photographs and text will detail one method for erecting mortar bed walls to receive tile in a tub surround using the one coat mortar method where the mortar wall is applied in one coat without a scratch coat.

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Tiles and Tools
Dec 15, 2014
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Setting CounterTop Installation

Once the bond coat or setting bed has been trowelled, it is time to set the tile. Remember that it is a good idea to back butter tile larger than 8″ or any tile where 100% coverage is desired.

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Pattern Floor Tile
Dec 01, 2014
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CounterTop Mixing Installation

Follow the Manufacturers instructions for mixing the materials chosen for the project. In addition to the mixing instructions, Manufacturers will include instructions concerning application and estimated coverage.

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Man Measuring Wood
Nov 17, 2014
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CounterTop Installation Methods

Selecting the right backing beneath the tile is very important. The following section will give the reader some of the most popular methods used in building the countertops of today.

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Measuring Tiles
Nov 03, 2014
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CounterTop Layouts

After the substrate selection has been made, the key element in a good countertop installation is the layout. The layout will depend on several considerations. These include the type of sink that will be used.

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Man Placing Wood Over CounterTop
Oct 07, 2014
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Countertop Decking

Porcelain, ceramic, or stone tile can be used on all manner of tile countertops. The term decking refers to the wood that covers the tops of the cabinets or shelves beneath the tile countertops.

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Man Installing Tile Countertop
Sep 22, 2014
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How to Tile a Countertop – Three Installation Approaches

In this tutorial, we will detail three approaches for tiling a countertop: the one-coat mortar method, using a backerboard and using plywood. For all three approaches, you'll want to think through the choice of tile.

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Faucets and Tools
Sep 08, 2014
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Tiling a Bathtub Using a Backerboard – Installation Tutorial

In this tutorial, we will cover how to tile around a bathtub using a backerboard as a substrate for tile. In other words, the backerboard takes the place of the mortar bed prepared in.

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Beige Tile Shower
Aug 18, 2014
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Learn How To Install Tile in Showers – Installation Tutorial

The following photos and text concern the tiling of a residential shower using a one coat mortar method on solid backing. The ceramic tile chosen was a ceramic wall tile and the floor was also tiled.

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Tile Kitchen Countertop
Aug 04, 2014
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Tiling a Countertop Backsplash – Installation Tutorial

As in any case with any tile installation project, you'll want to evaluate the state of anything previously installed. In this case, check whether the granite kitchen countertops are level and securely fastened.

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