Do Uncoupling Membranes Really Prevent Cracked Tile Floors? This post contains affiliate links. The site owner may earn a commission should you click on an affiliate link and make a purchase. Read more You want to tile your concrete floor. But there's a problem. The concrete has cracks in it. You … [Read more...] about Do Uncoupling Membranes Really Prevent Cracked Tile Floors?
Typically I encourage people to follow the manufacturer's instructions. Especially when the company has clear, detailed, and easy to understand instructions. But when it comes to both Ditra Heat and Ditra Heat TB [edit: now called Ditra-Heat Duo] there are two things that I just don't feel are good … [Read more...] about Ditra Heat Mat Installation: Ignore these two rules
New Tile Products Heated Tile Floor Membranes Joining the likes of Ditra Heat and Prodeso Heat is the newcomer Prova Flex-Heat. The newer trend in heated tile floors is to run the heated wire in the tile underlayment rather than on top or below. The advantage is the installation is a little easier … [Read more...] about 7 Hot New Tile Products and Tools for 2016
There are a lot of ways to screw up tile installation. You can have not enough mortar underneath the tile and it won't stick. You can have too much and it comes up through the grout joints and makes a big mess! The tiles usually don't tell you which trowel to use. So what's the secret? Can you just … [Read more...] about Trowel Size Matters
How tile uncoupling membranes work You've probably seen uncoupling membranes before. It's not unusual to see these orange waffle-y products on some DIY television shows. You may have even wondered "Do those things really work?" This post contains affiliate links. The site owner may earn a … [Read more...] about Why Schluter Ditra is so cool: Uncoupling membranes explained