To install glass tiles, you need to have special tools and use specific products that are designed especially for glass. This post covers 5 categories of tools and products that are specifically for cutting and installing glass tiles. Keep in mind that some categories have more than one option … [Read more...] about 5 Must-Have Tools & Products for Glass Tile
"What's so special about glass tile?" you may think to yourself. But there is a whole set of glass tile tools and techniques that are specific to itself. So, what are these special techniques? And what tips and tricks for installing glass tile do you need to know to be successful? This post … [Read more...] about The 7 Pillars of Successful Glass Tile Installation
Years ago, a customer voiced a concern about the curbless shower I built for them and the issue was perplexing. However, the solution ended up being something that I had never heard of and is still mostly secret today. First, let me tell you what the problem was. The Curbless Shower … [Read more...] about The Little-Known Solution to Your Curbless Shower Problem
Curbless showers are extremely popular these days and it's not just for accessibility reasons. But a shower with no curb has some unique design considerations that a normal walk-in shower does not. This post covers six different pitfalls that you need to know about before you build a … [Read more...] about Curbless Showers: 6 Pitfalls you want to Avoid!
Curbless Showers have exploded in popularity. But did you know that there is only one industry-accepted method for constructing a shower with no curb? This post will explain how to build a curbless shower using the only industry-accepted method for doing so. What is a Curbless Shower? A … [Read more...] about How to Build a Curbless Shower: The Only Proper Method
Are you confused about why you need to spend $100 on a Kerdi drain when a clamping ring drain is $8? Perhaps your plumber installed the wrong drain and now you want to use the Schluter Kerdi Shower System? This post is going to tell you: Want to know more? Read on! 3-piece clamping … [Read more...] about Kerdi Drain vs Clamping Ring Drain: What’s the Difference?
This post is going to cover how to build a shower pan for tile using two different methods. The first method is an "old-school" method that has been used for decades and the second is a newer system that is simpler, and some feel a better design. Whichever method is preferred the important … [Read more...] about How to Build a Shower Pan- 2 Methods
Nobody wants uneven tile to wood transitions in their homes. Sometimes you have to have them, especially if you live in an old home. Additionally, you may have them if you bought a flipped home. That's another story. But if you are going to the trouble of installing new flooring in your home … [Read more...] about How to Achieve a Perfect Tile to Wood Transition between Floors
In this post, I'm going to tell you exactly how you can have your carpet to tile transitions so they are flush, smooth, and even. This is exactly what I do in my renovations all the time. How to Transition from Tile to Carpet First of all, what does a perfect tile transition look like? … [Read more...] about How to get a Perfect Carpet to Tile Transition
I love Schluter Ditra and would recommend it to anyone. However, there are many alternatives to Ditra that have entered the market and they are worthy of consideration. There are many reasons to consider an alternative to Ditra, which could be: This post will examine Schluter Ditra and four … [Read more...] about 4 Alternatives to Ditra Uncoupling Membrane