You want to use a porcelain based tile as these do not absorb moisture and are not prone to cracking in a freeze/thaw cycle. Any good tile store wo...
TileguybobMember since 07/03/05
Is the tile going to flow through the door opening or is there a transition/threshold. I would at least put in any subflooring required to support ...
That moisture resistant gypsum core is a joke. I have seen so many wrecked tub walls with greenboard. Water can get in on the side where there is n...
If not too much trouble, take down the drywall and replace with 1/2" cement board, then set the tile in modified thinset. Leave a 1/8" gap between ...
Get the cheap bag of thinset, mix it with water and spread on the floor using a 1/4" square notch trowel. Set the cement board into the combed thin...
I think you are stuck. The stones are probably mortared in at the floor and by undercutting them I would think the support would be removed. I know...
Not sure myself on that one Dave. Try contacting someone at the Tile Council of North America www.tileusa.com and see if they will have an answ...
I use a 4.5" DeWalt angle grinder with a diamond turbo blade for cutting circles in Hardibacker or any cuts on other types of CBU. For straight cut...
Use a neutral cleaner, sold by tile stores. There are many good sealers out there, Aqua Mix Gold, Miracle, Stone Tech International to name a few. ...
For anyone considering using Tile Perfect Grout Sealer Spray or anyone who has used it and became ill, please read the posts in the following link ...
You saw the horror stories so no need to rehash that. You have to use their grout to maintain the warranty, given the history of this stuff, you mi...
If you remove the glaze from a ceramic tile it will look like the backside of the tile already does. I would think an unglazed porcelain tile might...
Cement board over hardwood wont help, those hardwood boards move individually and can cause enough problems to have the tiles crack or come loose. ...
Dont know about the wood floors but this cannot be done with ceramic tile. You will need to install new tile.
I would say to open the wallet now, IF, IF,IF the builder has a tile setter who will do the install right. Builders will always mark up the cost ...
It would be in your interest to document everything now so he cant say "you never said anything about that" later on. Read the installation instruc...
Those systems need to be checked for continuity at several stops along the way during installation, ohm readings taken and recorded to validate the...
the carpet would have to be glued down because the use of the wood tackless strips would break the tile when the strips are nailed in place. The gl...