Create Your Own Floor Tile Layout
Watch as our tile expert explains how to plan your tile layout for professional-looking results.
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…
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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…
Remove Ceramic Tile From a Concrete Floor
If you don't have room for another layer of tile over an old tile floor, you’ll have to scrap off the old tile. It's a tough job, but the right…
Cleaning Unglazed Porcelain Tile
Use this simple technique to clean stubborn stains and dirt off of unglazed porcelain tile, using either an alkaline or an acidic cleaner. We'll…
How to Install Natural Stone Tile
Add the elegance of natural stone to your bathroom walls for little more than the cost of standard ceramic tiles. Home centers and tile shops…
How to Tile a Backsplash
Tiling a backsplash above the counter is one of the easiest ways to upgrade an old, tired kitchen on a tight budget. You can choose from the…
Tile Layout for Tubs and Showers
You can complete the perfect bathroom tub and shower tile job if you follow these simple tile installation tips.
Installing Tile Countertops
Give your countertops and backslash the timeless beauty of stone for a modest price. We'll show you everything you need to complete a DIY tile…
Pro Tile Tips
Our favorite tile guy, Dean Sorem, has been plying his trade for 15 years and he never stops researching, trying new products and looking for a…
Granite Countertops: How to Install Granite Tile
Get the look of granite countertops in your kitchen without the expense, weight and difficulty of solid slabs with DIY-friendly polished granite…