July 9, 2014
If you’re laying a significant amount of tile, a tile saw is an essential tool. Pros need their own, but if you lay tile only occasionally, you can find tile…
A forgiving underlayment and epoxy grout ensure that this tiled entry will stand up to heavy use
May 14, 2014
I was getting ready to replace a shower-curtain rod in my home with fittings mounted on glazed tile. I wasn’t looking forward to starting a masonry bit on the glazed…
October 25, 2013
Learn how to protect vulnerable areas by applying a waterproof seal called a liquid membrane.
Learn how to choose and apply a bonding material, layout and space glass tile as well as tricks on ensuring that every tile is set properly.
Learn how to locate and install an out-of-the-box bench frame that’s ready to be tiled.
Learn tricks for locating a niche, cutting the tile backer, building the sides and ensuring the base won’t collect water.
Learn how to install field tile on the shower stall wall, keeping it straight with a ledger and aligned as the installation progresses.
Learn how to complete the shower pan by applying the membrane and setting the drain-flange depth.
Learn how to use the story pole to locate bench seats and shampoo nooks as well as avoid unsightly layout problems down the road.
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