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  • Drilling Through Without the Slip and Slide

    Planning to drill holes in ceramic tile to install a towel bar, shelf or paper holder? If so, you need to know how to drill straight and true, so you won’t be slip-sliding away. To do it right you...

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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  • Images in Tile To Give You a Smile

    Silent film star, Charlie Chaplin, was born in 1889. He and others ushered in movies as we know them today. Are you a fan of the silver screen? Always wanted to be up there and seen? Well, this could...

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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  • Tile Style

    Looking for the latest in floor and wall tile?  For walls, consider glass tiles…fluid, with great depth and vibrant colors. Metal is also an eye-catching finish, with both gleaming and subtle “soft” rich surfacing, and high-relief “sculptured”...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Mosaics On Demand!

    In the sixties, “Mod Squad” had three hippie cops fighting crime as TV’s timely example of how cutting edge stuff and the “establishment” could work together. Today, another mod squad has hit the scene. Called “mosaics on...

    • Posted April 19, 2014
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    Ceramic Tile Floor Cracking

    Question Why are my new ceramic tile floors cracking in one bathroom and not in the other? My entire home has a wood floor system, and the tile in the one bathroom has held up beautifully with...

    • Posted April 18, 2014
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    Sealing Grout for Tile

    Question I wrote several months ago requesting information for sealing grout. I enclosed a stamped self-addressed envelope for a reply. To date you have not responded. Also, I have made four long distance calls to your office...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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    Making a Circular Cut in Bathroom Tile

    Question I’m remodeling my master bathroom and I’m putting in 18” tile. There’s one spot where I have to make a circular cut, and I’ve broken two tiles trying to do it. What can I use to...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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    Cracks in Tile Flooring

    Question I recently had ceramic tile installed on my kitchen floor. The tiles are pavers and are 12 inches by 12 inches. A short while after installation a crack that is several feet long appeared in the...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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  • Lift Off With Dry Ice

    Do you have old floor tile you want to remove, but you dread digging and scraping it out of the goo? Just take a page out of NASA’s book and think like they do when a “lift-off” is needed....

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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  • Cut Tile Like MacGyver

    Richard Dean Anderson was born in 1950. On TV he played MacGyver, a clever fellow who could rig anything out of anything. At home, on his own time, he was just as ingenious — such as when...

    • Posted March 17, 2014
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