DEAR TIM: I’ve got an exciting outdoor patio project I’m about to start. But I need your help. This is a multi-level patio that will be connected by several different sets of steps. I’m leaning towards a orange-red terra cotta clay tile for this project. The issue is I just don’t want to end up […]
Having a flat floor is critical when installing ceramic tile. High or low spots in the floor can cause the tile to crack. A new electronic laser level helps you locate the high or low spots in your floor.
Grouting tile can take a toll on your knees and back without proper protection. Discover how to grout tile that will last. Ceramic tile grout is available in several forms. Tile grouting requires the proper type and the proper mixture. Follow these tips and with a little grouting practice, you will get great results on your ceramic tile flooring or ceramic wall tile.
Tile Falls Off Wall TIPS Organic glue skins over Walls not flat Thinset is best adhesive Cover fast before it dries CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! DEAR TIM: The 8-inch by 10-inch wall tiles in my bathroom are bulging out in places. I pushed on them and they moved. Further investigation […]
Chipped tile repair is easy if you have the right products and some skill. You need oil paint that matches the color of the tile, special primer and clear two-part marine epoxy. It is also a good idea to have some toothpicks handy.
Ceramic Tile Wall Gap TIPS Back of tile should rest on finished wall Any gap should never be greater than 1/8 inch Get photos of great finish details Include photos with bid and contract CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! DEAR TIM: I’m having a small bathroom remodeled. My wife and I […]
Drilling ceramic tile requires a special drill bit and a steady hand. A carbide drill bit or a diamond drill bit are best for drilling holes in ceramic tile. The proper drill speed will prevent a disaster.