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What Type of Tile Backer Board Is Right for My Project?

A successful tile installation depends largely on the type substrate the tile is adhered to. Whether it’s a wall, floor, or countertop tile installation, using the right substrate is crucial for preventing cracks and breaks in the tile and grout. Backer board is the best substrate for tile. Plywood and . . . Read more

The Pros and Cons of Installing Ceramic Tile in Your Kitchen

Choosing the best flooring for your kitchen can be an overwhelming decision. Ceramic tile is a popular product for kitchen flooring because of the many benefits it brings to both the design and the functionality of the room. This oven-baked clay material that dates back thousands of years and features . . . Read more

Porcelain vs. Ceramic Tile: What’s the Difference?

If you haven’t purchased porcelain or ceramic tiles before, differentiating between these two materials can be tricky. They have similar qualities and look the same. To make matters even more confusing, porcelain is technically a type of ceramic. So how much of a distinction is there, really, besides the price? . . . Read more