Blog Posts for the year 2014

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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Placing Wall Tile
Dec 17, 2014
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Sanded vs. Non-Sanded Grout: What's the Difference?

Have you just embarked on tile installation and now realized there is a myriad of choices beyond that in the form of grout? Not sure what is the difference between Sanded and Non-Sanded grout is? Then read this.

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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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Grey Tiles with Grey Glitter Grout
Dec 02, 2014
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What's New with Grout

When you start a room remodel, one of the most important things to consider is tile color. In fact, you may design your entire room around the tile selection. However, color goes beyond just the tile.

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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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Suitcases Decorated Wall
Nov 17, 2014
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Say it with Shelves: 5 Ways to Express Your Style

Love to travel? Why let luggage be something you only use when you travel. Leave your bags on the wall. A collection of old suitcases cut in half, and secured to your wall is a terrific reminder of all the places you've visited.

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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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Beige Bathroom Shower
Nov 05, 2014
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Ceiling Decor

When you think of updating a room, you think of flooring and walls, right? But what about the ceiling. They can have a huge impact on the room too. Besides painting, you can put wall coverings, tile or even hardwoods.

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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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Wood Bathroom
Oct 17, 2014
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How To Choose the Tile for Bathrooms

It is funny that bathrooms, the smallest rooms in the home, can be the most intricate and so involved, considering the space is so small. There are many tile considerations which include floors, counters, backsplash and shower.

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