May 2013

How to Lay Floor Tiles

Ready mix adhesives dry in the true sense of the word. They lose water and hence “dry out”. How does this come into play when tiling? Take for instance tiles that are completely vitrified such as porcelain tiles. Vitrified tiles have been processed so that they do not absorb water and are virtually non-porous. Therefore Read More

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Silicone Bathroom Tiles – Tips for Using Silicone

Silicone Bathroom Tiles

Silicone is used for finishing, after your tile has been installed, grouted, and sealed. Where is silicone used? Generally where two surfaces meet and the joint requires flexibility. This is because silicone absorbs movement. What areas does that include? The joint between the shower pan and the porcelain or ceramic wall tiles, also the joint Read More

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How To Lay Floor Tiles On Concrete

Most tile installations will inevitably require some cutting of floor tiles. How can this be done safely and effectively? Here are some tips from the professionals. Be Safe When cutting floor tiles remember to have the proper safety equipment, as a bare minimum will be safety goggles to prevent fragments of glaze or tile from Read More

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Tile Factory Outlet has been working hard to bring you, our customers, affordable and fine quality tile and stone products to beautify your home and outdoor areas. Keeping these surfaces looking new is part of a good maintenance program. That is why Tile Factory Outlet proudly offers Sure Seal® Sealants to its customers….a name recognized Read More

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How to choose tile for bathroom is not as difficult as you think. As there are numerous types of bathroom tiles, most individuals find it hard when deciding on the right tiles for their bathroom. To guide you on this subject here are some basic tips that could automatically help in searching for the best wall Read More

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Cheap Travertine Pavers

Looking at the outside of your house, you observe that it doesn't seem as vibrant as it used to. There are several steps you can take to boost the look of your home’s exterior. The simplest and most inexpensive way, though, is to install travertine pavers in places like your walkway, backyard patio, and around Read More

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Vitrified Tiles

While there is no real difference between ceramic and porcelain tiles, the word "vitrified" added to the name indicates something distinct. Vitrified suggests that an item is glass like, in fact all ceramic tiles are vitrified (glass like) relatively, so it isn't truly an exact description. Fully Vitrified or porcelain tiles will have a water absorption rate Read More

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Ceramic Tile Floors

One of the most disappointing discoveries for a do-it-yourself tile installer is to find a crack in your ceramic tile floors. Knowing how to lay ceramic tiles and understanding the reasons why cracks may arise, will allow you to apply the adage “prevention is better than cure.” Here are a few common reasons for cracking Read More

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