August 4, 2016
In this episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor-in-chief Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo about siding and trim, tile backer, and job quotes. Resources and…
July 6, 2016
Joint design and prep may matter even more than choosing the right product
June 22, 2016
This owner of Red Rock Tileworks in Nashville, Tenn., designs and manufactures environmentally friendly lines of handmade and custom tile.
June 21, 2016
A Flawed System-Shower Pan Liners
January 6, 2016
A second layer of plywood stiffens floors for long-lasting tile installations
September 16, 2015
I used to have difficulty trying to level large tiles. I tried tile-leveling spacers, but I stopped using them out of frustration. Then while laying some 19-in. by 19-in. porcelain…
July 11, 2015
I fabricated a jig for holding up tile on the ceiling of a small nook I built in a shower wall. It’s made from an old skeleton-frame caulk gun and…
May 13, 2015
The best way to cool the blade and control the dust while cutting pavers, tile, stone, asphalt, or concrete is with water. I keep a steady stream of water flowing…
While installing a backsplash with diagonal 12-in. tile recently, my crew and I had nerve-wracking problems with the grout spacers. They aren’t made for diagonal tiles with accents at the…
January 7, 2015
Q: I recently completed a new shower stall in which I tiled the walls and ceiling with a combination of ceramic subway tiles and sanded grout. I sealed the grout with…
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