Prefab Shower Pans - Pros and Cons

If you’re remodeling your bathroom, that remodeling process most likely involves updating your shower. What you may not realize is that there’s much more to a shower than meets the eye! What lies beneath a shower is extremely important to its functionality. In fact, you could say that the visible portion of a shower is […]

5 Tips for Using a Flexible Mortar Additive

When you hear the word “cement,” you think of permanence and longevity. The last thing on your mind is fragility or instability. Cement is supposed to be long-lasting, durable, and strong. When you build something with cement, you expect it to last. Mortar is a combination of cement, sand, and water, and sometimes a flexible […]

Laticrete Permacolor grout Laticrete Permacolor Grout: What You Need to Know

Laticrete Permacolor Grout is a high performance, fast setting grout. This Laticrete Permacolor grout provides a dense and hard grout joint and is best suited for joints 1/16″ to 1/2″ (1.5mm – 12mm) wide on floors or walls. There are a great variety of Laticrete Permacolor grout colors, 40 options to be exact, so you […]

Best Natural Stone Sealer

Natural stone is a wonderful way to add class and elegance to customer homes. Whether it be granite, marble, slate, travertine, limestone, it makes an impacting addition to bathrooms, kitchens, living rooms, and outdoor spaces. In order to ensure longevity, it’s important to seal the stone after installation. By nature, stone is porous, so using […]

What Type of Thin Set Mortar Should I Use when Setting Tile What Type of Thin Set Mortar Should I Use when Setting Tile

When installing tile, it’s important you select the appropriate thinset (or mortar) for the job. Using the correct thinset will not only add strength to your installation, but also add on years of life. Unfortunately, picking the right setting material isn’t always an easy job. Generally, there are three different types of mortar you can […]

Tips for Selecting Tile Installation Tools Tips for Selecting Tile Installation Tools

When it comes to tile installation, you’ll have the same general list of tools for most projects. This list includes a mixer, tile cutters, trowels, and grout floats. While the list of tile installation tools may be rather basic, determining the specificities of each tile installation tool for your particular tiling job can be a […]

How to Effectively Clean Tile Grout How to Effectively Clean Tile Grout

Unless you tile and grout a room in your home that you never plan on using, your grout will eventually get dirty. Dirty grout is rather unsightly, and detracts from your tile work, so keeping it clean is often a priority in most homes. Life is busy and unpredictable, and keeping up with a daily […]

Understanding the Different Types of Tile Spacers

Tile spacers are small pieces of plastic or rubber that allow you to achieve consistent spacing between your tiles when installing a floor or wall, guaranteeing your grout lines are even. Tile spacers come in a variety of different shapes and sizes, and help to make your finished product look incredibly professional. Types of Tile […]