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Common Tiling Problems and Solutions

Maintaining your home’s overall look is an important part of being a homeowner. If you’re thinking of giving your kitchen or bathroom a tile makeover, there are a few things you should be aware of in order to make sure that the job runs smoothly from start to finish and to ensure that it lasts for many years to [...]

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3 Surprising and Common Tile Cleaning Myths

Caring for your tile floors can leave you in a bind given the amount of conflicting information available out there. It’s not easy to know what’s fact and fiction, and the smallest error can leave you with a tile disaster that may cost you hundreds, if not thousands of dollars to fix. Fortunately, we have rounded up a few [...]

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How to Apply Grout to Wall Tile

Tiling isn’t complete until grout is applied in between tile spaces. A great way of thinking about grout is looking at it as icing on a cake; it just brings out the best in your tiles, offering just enough contrast to help newly installed tiles stand out. In this post, we’ll share with you handy grouting tips you can [...]

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​Caring for Glass Tile

Glass tile is as colorful as it is modern. This type of tile is preferred by many homeowners who use it with sheer abandon is places such as the kitchen and bathroom. As with everything this good-looking, there’s always a few things that you should be aware of; for glass tile, it’s how to care for this kind of [...]

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​How To Remove Floor Tile

Removing old tile in preparation for something new can seem like a daunting task. However, with a bit of arm strength, some time and the right equipment, you can turn this intimidating task into a quick and easy one.Here’s a list of the equipment that you’ll need to have for this job: 1.A floor scraper 2.Broom-sized [...]

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How to Measure the Quality of Mother of Pearl Tile

With so many options out there we understand that choosing tile can be difficult. So, how do you choose the right mother of pearl tile for you? We’ve put together some helpful hints to help you determine the quality of mother of pearl tile before you purchase.LUSTER: Our Mother of Pearl Tiles are all Made [...]

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Mother of Pearl Tile Installation Instructions

  Mother of Pearl tiles are flexible and interlocking and are suitable for use indoors on the floor, wall, and in wet areas. These tiles are stronger than they look and can be installed similar to the way that you would install glass tiles.SUBSTRATESAll substrates should be firmly fixed, flat, clean, dry and [...]

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How to Hire a Tiling Contractor

Choosing a contractor for any home improvement job can seem like a daunting task if this is your first time to do so. There’s always the question of cost with regard to how much you should pay versus how much he asks from you as well as the amount of time that he’ll take to get the job [...]

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How To Change Grout Color

Tiling your home is an affordable way of transforming it when you’re on a budget and don’t have too much time on your hands. As with all renovation projects, you may need to do some maintenance after a certain period of time to keep your tile surfaces looking fresh, clean and new. One of the most common problems facing [...]

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How To Tile Over Concrete

Laying tile over a concrete surface can seem like a herculean task because of the uneven nature of concrete. This is a type of material that tends to have an uneven surface filled with ridges and inconsistencies when it comes to thickness. However, there are a few tips and tricks you can use to lay [...]

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