Are you familiar with grout and thinset mixing best practices?
Since you can find tile installation materials and tools when you shop at Tile Outlets of America, it's critically important that you obtain the right information to be successful in your tile installation.
Over the years, products such as grout and thinset have become more high-t...
You may be wondering what a Schluter Innovation Workshop has to do with Tile Outlets of America. Well, plenty.
We regularly host product knowledge sessions at all three Tile Outlets of America locations on a regular basis for contractor customers, and also for store associates.
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Sometimes, though, a product knowledge session isn't enough. That's when deep immersion in the form of a two-day workshop comes into play. Why? So we can ensure that customers have access to tile installation experts at each store who can answer questions and guide product decisions.
There's a trend we're hearing and seeing more of and that's colored and sparkly glitter grout. It has nothing to do with white, putty or beige. Rather, it accentuates the tile or creates interesting contrast for a one-of-a-kind design effect.
This trend celebrates grout with color as well as grout with glitter.
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Merkrete has introduced tile setting mortars that feature their patented Dustless Technology (DLT). In other words, you can now have a mortar with less dust!
Merkrete's Mortar with Less Dust
Merkrete has incorporated its innovative DLT into its three workhorse mortars used for installing porcelain tile, ceramic tile and also natural stone to walls and floors in both residential and commercial applications.
As a result, these mortars hav...
In Faux Wood Tile Sophistication, we mentioned how important it is to pay attention to offsets when installing tile. The reason? For managing lippage.
Tile Size Affects Tile Installation
Offsets and grout joints are particularly critical when you are installing larger tile sizes and rectangular tile such as a wood plank tile where the ...
Whenever the opportunity arises, we welcome these type of product knowledge sessions at the Outlets of America stores so contractors and store associates are in the know about tile care and maintenance products.
If you're having your bathroom renovated, you probably expect to enjoy a waterproof shower enclosure once the project is done.
Although that makes sense, the end result doesn't always deliver unless the installation makes use of the best waterproof products available combined with tile industry installation standards.
For that reason, Tile Outlets of America regularly hosts product knowledge session...
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