Learn tips and techniques to get better results on your next tile installation project.
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 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.
Entryway Floor Tile Installation
Slide floor tile under door casings for the cleanest appearance. Cutting the casing bottom is easy with a handsaw.
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.
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, dried mortar cleanup and other tiling problems.
Tile Installation: Backer Board Around a Bathtub
Does tile backer board lap over the bathtub lip, or sit on top of it? It’s a question that’s puzzled first-time bathroom remodelers for years. This article explains the correct method.
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 avoid the most common headaches.
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 problem of tearing it up. This article explains what to look for and how to do it.
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.