How to Tile: Prepare Concrete for Tile
That old basement floor with the crumbling vinyl tile may look hopeless, but with a little scraping and a few strips of crack isolation membrane…
Entryway Floor Tile Installation
Slide floor tile under door casings for the cleanest appearance. Cutting the casing bottom is easy with a handsaw.
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How to Tile Countertops
Ceramic or natural tile can be applied over an old laminate countertop, but prep work can be difficult, especially with rolled edges. Sometimes…
Tile Installation Tips From a Tile Expert
Take your tiling skills to the next level. Learn pro tricks for dealing with complicated diagonal layouts, extra-large tiles, uneven walls,…
Grouting Tile Floors: Porous and Uneven Tiles
To avoid grout stains, natural stone tiles—especially rough, porous materials like slate—need a generous coating of grout release…
Tile Installation: How to Tile Over Existing Tile
You can lay new ceramic tile right over the old, using the prep techniques we show here. It avoids the time-consuming, messy tear-out process.
Tips for Installing Tile
Installing tile in a kitchen or bathroom is hard work. This collection of tips may not eliminate all your tile troubles, but it will help you…
Modern Tile Installation Tips
New methods, tools and materials
How to Tile Bathroom Floors
An old vinyl floor can be a good base for ceramic tile if the floor is stiff enough and the vinyl is properly prepared—eliminating the…
Cement Board Ceramic Tile
Installing cement board correctly is the most critical part of a first-class tiling project. Here's how to do it.