Through my contact form, I get several questions from people about their projects. As I was going through them I noticed a good number of them having to do with pebble tiles and porcelain wood tile so I thought I'd put together a post on just these two subjects. I'll get to others in a future … [Read more...] about Pebble tiles and more pebble tiles… and porcelain wood tile too | Q&A
You want to tile your concrete floor. But there's a problem. The concrete has cracks in it. You know that if you tile right over the crack that you soon will have floor tile that's cracked in the exact same spot. So what can you do to keep the tile from cracking? Do Uncoupling Membranes … [Read more...] about Do Uncoupling Membranes Really Prevent Cracked Tile Floors?
If I were to ask “what is one thing that every tile installation needs?” I would get answers like TileMortarTrowelPatience Nobody would answer with “Movement Joints”. Nobody. Most people wouldn’t understand what they are. And installing them sounds like it would be technical and … [Read more...] about The One Thing Every Tile Installation Needs: Movement Joints
Loose floor tiles can be very frustrating. Why is it happening? What's the cause? What went wrong? I have a textbook for contractors called the NTCA Reference manual. One of the features of this book is that it has tables and charts that list different tile problems. Then it gives a cause. … [Read more...] about The Little Known Cause of your Loose Floor Tiles