Planning the Layout of a Tile Pattern Floor By Matt Weber
By Mark Clement Installing tile is one job I consider deceptively easy. A quality job looks awesome but it is equally unforgiving; you can’t sand it, caulk it or re-nail it. Installation takes a lot of work, too. Don’t be fooled by TV shows that make it look so easy a baby […]
By Matt Weber Tile is a versatile building material that can be used for floors, walls, countertops and more. However, tile’s hard, brittle nature and method of installation requires specialty tools that you’ll need for a successful project. Here’s a checklist of the basics along with a few how-to tips thrown in for […]
Subfloors for tile installations require a little more attention to detail than other flooring materials. A floor might be solidly constructed and adequately supported but still have a degree of “bounce” or vibration when people walk across the room. This is usually not a major problem with resilient flooring, carpet or even some […]
Setting a Medallion in a Tile Floor By Larry Walton Photos By Bruce W. Smith
Easy Installation makes Homeowners happy. By Matt Weber
When it’s time to hit the hard stuff—tile—keep these tips in mind for a successful installation. By Matt Weber
By Matt Weber, Photos By Hal Jones Creative thinking combined with innovate building products give rise to a beautiful basement bathroom.
New Tools, Materials and Techniques for this Traditional Flooring Material
Tile a concrete patio for a decorative touch to your outdoor space.
A burglary occurs every 14.5 seconds in the U.S.*, and budget cuts have led to an average 911 response time of 10 minutes**. In response to these home security challenges, SABRE has developed a comprehensive, customizable and industry-leading Wireless Home Protection System. Designed to provide security and peace of mind to homeowners and renters alike, the 120 dB alarm system […]