How to Remove Epoxy Grout from Tile How to Remove Epoxy Grout from Tile

The ceramic tiles that are often subjected to different kinds of harsh materials like grease or acid is installed frequently using epoxy grout. The epoxy grouts are effectively impervious to most kinds of stains and chemicals, which makes them perfect for kitchen floors, back splashes and counters. The great thing about epoxy grout is that […]

What Kind of Adhesive to Use On Shower Tile What Kind of Adhesive to Use On Shower Tile

When you are looking to set up shower tiles in your home, you need to consider a number of things one of which is of course the adhesive that you must use with these shower tiles. While a wide range of adhesives can be found on the market, the best adhesive to use on shower […]

Pro Tips for Caulk/Sealant Success

In case there are any gaps or seams in construction joints, they can lead to a lot of heartburn later. Ingress of moisture is just one of the problems. This could be accompanied by other irritants like collection of dirt, grime or even small organisms. This is the reason caulks are used to ensure gas […]

Can you seal tile and grout at the same time Can you seal tile and grout at the same time?

If you are a professional, you would usually be expected to know the meaning and implication of the different terms you use. But there are a large number of laymen who do not know the true meaning of terms. Let us take the example of construction in general, or tile work in particular. Grout and […]

How to Cut Ceramic Tile with a Glass Cutter How to Cut Ceramic Tile with a Glass Cutter

When your house is being renovated completely or a new house is being constructed, the work is usually undertaken by professional contractors. But when you need something small to be done, like tiling a smallish patch on your bathroom wall, then you might want to go DIY. You can save on the contractor fees, and […]

Installing and Grouting Tile Installing and Grouting Tile: Tips and Tricks

This will be a short blog, so if you have begun reading this, we assume you already know what grouting is, and are more interested in hearing about some handy tips and tricks about installing and grouting tile. So, let us skip the definitions, and cut straight to the chase. Here are the top ten […]

Boost Your Efficiency With These 10 Tile Grouting Tips and Techniques Boost Your Efficiency With These 10 Tile Grouting Tips and Techniques

When you use grout during your tile installation, there are three primary benefits you get. The interior surface is made water resistant with the application of grout between adjacent tiles. As a result, the damage or discoloration of the tiles gets ruled out. Second, the use of grout helps to keep out mold and mildew, […]

Preventing Lippage : Start with the Right Tile Leveling System Preventing Lippage : Start with the Right Tile Leveling System

What is lippage? When there is a variance in the height of two adjoining tiles, it is referred to as lippage.  The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) defines this as the ‘differences in elevation between edges of adjacent tile modules’. This definition is listed in Section 4.3.7 of the ANSI Standard A108.02. Why does lippage […]

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