Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Mosaic ribbon tile in bathroom floor

Shower Surround and Tile Floor in the Kuppersmith Project Bathroom

To give the shower in the Kuppersmith Project bathroom a unique look, we installed a solid surface surround which was scored to resemble subway tile. For the floor in the bathroom, we used an alabaster porcelain tile with a mosaic ribbon inlay. Watch this video to find out more.
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Floor Tile Options for Your Kitchen or Bath

Tile is a great choice for a kitchen or bathroom floor since it’s both durable and water resistant. Common types of tile include travertine tile, quality ceramic tile, and standard ceramic tile. Watch this video to find out more.
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What to Consider When Purchasing Tile for Your Home

Porcelain and ceramic tile are durable materials that are often used on floors and walls in bathrooms and kitchens. Watch this video to find out what you need to consider when purchasing tile for your home.
staining grout

How to Stain Grout

Grout can become discolored and dirty over time. A good solution to make old grout look like new again is to apply a grout stain to the old grout. Grout stain comes in many different colors and can be applied with a brush to mask any discoloration.
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How to Choose Tile for Your Bathroom

Tile makes a great choice for the floors and walls of your bathroom. Three different types of tile we’re chosen for this bathroom renovation. No matter what style of tile you choose for your bathroom, consider the amount of time and labor needed before making a decision. Watch this video to find out more.
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How to Install Mosaic Tile in a Bathroom

Installing mosaic tile as flooring or an accent strip requires a bit different technique than laying large tile. Some mosaic tile are held together in squares with a mesh backing, while others employ paper facing. Laying mosaic tile requires a little extra work, but the results are worth it.
DIY tile snapping jig

Jig for Snapping Tile with a Manual Tile Cutter

A manual tile cutter is great for cutting porcelain or ceramic tile, but it can be hard to break a small strip off evenly. Joe has a simple solution to solve this problem. It involves constructing a jig composed of two 1x4s separated by a strip of wood or plywood the thickness of the tile.
Marking a border tile for cutting

How to Cut Border Tile Without Measuring

Watch this video for a simple tip on how to mark border tile for cutting without using a tape measure by putting the tile to be cut on top of the last full tile to give a perfect fit every time.
tiling a floor using underlayment membrane

How to Tile a Floor Using an Underlayment Membrane

When installing tile on a plywood subfloor, cement backer board is usually put down first to provide a firm, stable surface. Watch this video to see how to substitute a waterproof underlayment membrane that's thinner and easier to install than backer board.