Learn to lay tile on countertops, floors, showers and walls with these tiling projects and expert tips.
Modern Tile Installation Tips
Wondering what's new in tile installation? A tile expert shares his tips for dealing with porcelain, glass and other modern tiles and materials.
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How to Replace a Towel Bar
Replace old towel bars, soap dishes, corner shelves and other ceramic fixtures on ceramic tile walls without breaking the tile or cutting into the walls. Or, if the only problem is the towel bar itself (it’s missing, it’s broken, or it’s just plain ugly), just replace it with a spring-loaded one. ...
Install a Ceramic Tile Floor in the Bathroom
Give your old, worm out vinyl floor a new look with elegant tile. We'll show you how to save hundreds of dollars by installing the floor yourself. Even if you don't have any tile experience, you can tile your bathroom floor in a weekend and end up with a great looking, durable floor.
How to Install Marble Tile Floor: A Tumbled Stone Entryway
A tumbled marble medallion adds a distinctive tile feature to any room. The medallion is preassembled, so it's easy to install and makes a tile floor that's durable and beautiful. This story shows tiling an entryway, but you can use the same techniques in a bathroom or kitchen with equally dramatic results.
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 tools will make it go faster.
Remodel a Bathroom with Marble Mosaic and Limestone Tile
Transform your bath with natural stone. We'll show you how to incorporate stone in three crucial areas of a bath: vanity, shower/tub and floor. The stone in this story runs the gamut from a 500-pound slab of limestone on a whirlpool deck to 5/8-inch pieces arranged in a shower wall mosaic.
New Backsplash with Kitchen Mosaic Tile
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 vast array of handsome ceramic tiles available, including the easy-to-install one we show here—mosaic tiles.
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.
Entryway Floor Tile Installation
Slide floor tile under door casings for the cleanest appearance. Cutting the casing bottom is easy with a handsaw.