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Brightly lit dining room with a terrazzo tile floor.

Terrazzo Tile vs Terrazzo-Look Porcelain Tile

If you've been eyeing those little sparkling aggregates in terrazzo, this article will explain how you can get the look you want without the hefty expense and hassle of poured terrazzo.
An older man and woman set the table in a brightly lit room with open shelves. They appear to be good candidates for an aging-in-place tile installation.

Why Should I Consider an Age-Friendly Tile Installation?

If you are renovating your kitchen, bath, or home, now is the time to think ahead about aging in place for your tile installation.
Woman walks on a heated tile floor. The bottom portion of the image shows the Schluter®-DITRA-HEAT system.

The Benefits of Radiant Heated Tile Floors

Learn about the benefits of radiant heated tile flooring and get answers to common questions.
Flooded tile floor. The reflection of a nearby window appears on the surface of the water.

What Happens If Water Gets Under My Tile Floor?

Time is of the essence. Here are some tips for cleanup and beyond.
Tips for Tile Cleaning and Care. The image shows a woman using a mop to clean a tile floor.

How Do I Keep My Tile Looking New After Installation?

With proper care, your new tile installation can stay clean and inviting. Read our tips for tile cleaning and maintenance.
Beautiful newly installed curbless shower with glass shower doors.

7 Reasons to Choose a Curbless Shower

Are you renovating your bathroom? Read this article to discover why people choose curbless shower installations and to learn about special design considerations.
Need tips for tile layouts? This image shows a kitchen backsplash tile layout.

Essential Tips for Tile Layouts

Are you doing a project involving tile? Have you considered the how the grout lines and tiles will be arranged, i.e., the tile layout? The tips in this article will help you visualize your layout like an installer.
Sheets of plywood, ready for tile underlayment.

Does Tile Need an Underlayment?

Underlayment, or what is under the tile, is just as important to the success of an installation as tile itself. This article describes appropriate underlayment options in correctly installed projects so that you can make a well-informed decision about the quality and longevity of your investment.

Bathroom Tile Installation: How Much Does It Cost?

It is well known that remodeling a bathroom is one of the best ways to add value to your home.  The average return on investment for a bathroom remodel is around 70%.  Bathrooms are one of the biggest talking points for home buyers today.  A drab, outdated bathroom, could potentially drive away prospective buyers.  On […]
Example of a shower pan liner

3 Reasons to Fire Your Tile Contractor Today

Chances are when you hire a tile contractor you are making a significant investment into the beauty and functionality of your home. When tile is installed correctly it should last a very long time. When tile is installed incorrectly and can be heartbreaking and expensive to fix. Let’s take a look at 3 major mistakes […]

The Latest Trends in Bathroom Tile

Whether you’re thinking about selling your home, renovating to enhance its value, or are tired of spending so much time indoors and need something new to look at, check out the latest trends in bathroom tile options. These not only provide impressive changes to your home, they will also command attention far into the future. […]

5 Reasons hiring an NTCA member is the best option for you!

You’ve been clicking through my website and I’m sure you’ve noticed a badge and on that circular symbol is written the letters “NTCA”. Many companies have badges signifying they are members of trade organizations and you must admit, it does add an air of legitimacy. I won’t mince words here; That’s why we have it. […]
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