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4 Different Types of Grouting Tools

It is important to use the right tools to apply and clean grout during tile installation or else your tile installation job will look less than professional. Proper grouting tools will help ensure extra, unnecessary grout is removed from the surface and that no haze or unappealing grout clumps remain...

Tools and Systems for Cleaning Grout

At Tile This, we are your source for highly effective grout cleaning tool and system options from popular brands in the tile tool and equipment industry, including Raimondi, Barwalt, and Rubi. You can rely on us to help you select the right tools you need for cleaning grout after tile...

Why Is Sealing Natural Stone So Important?

On periodic basis, it is very important to seal natural stone surfaces. Stone is a porous material by nature and as such can absorb food particles, bacteria, and liquids. Stone surfaces are left vulnerable to not only wear and tear, but also absorbing these elements when not sealed, especially those...

Basics of a Wet Saw

A wet tile saw is a highly effective tool for efficiently and safely cutting porcelain and ceramic tile, in addition to stone tile. These saws produce uniform, smooth cuts in tile compared to the often less than clean edges produced by snap tile cutters. At Tile This, you can find...

Find the Correct Tile Saw for Your Project

There are a bevy of tile saw options on the market today. You can find everything from large-sized industrial tile saws to smaller DIY hand tile cutters. Regardless of whether you are embarking on your first project or you have many under your belt, you may need some information about...

Essential Tiling Tools Checklist

There is more to selecting tiles, purchasing grout and adhesive when performing a DIY tiling project. You also need the right tile tools to get the job done accurately and within the required timeframe. Without the right tools, the results may be less than professional. At Tile This, we offer...

Find the Best Value Diamond Saw Blade for Multi-Purpose Use

With the right diamond blades, you can achieve great results with your tile installation project and long term, effective use of the blades. On the other hand, choosing the wrong blades can cause you unnecessary hassles, and potentially prematurely damaged blades. There are certain factors to consider when choosing a...

Why Underlayment Matters to a Tile Installation Project

Underlayment can be one of several types of products that are applied beneath a floor system to solve one or more issues. Some of the solutions provided by underlayment include the prevention of subfloor cracks when changing to tile installation, enhancing rigidity for tile installation, preventing moisture from entering from...