Tile, Flooring, Drywall

Mar 23 2018

Diamonds are ceramic tile cutters best friend. Ok, they are not, but they can sure improve a sanding pad.

 

Mar 20 2018

A professional remodeler who has seen a lot of remodeling disasters picks Kerdi for all tile applications

 

Jan 23 2018

Marking tile and other slippery surfaces

Jan 8 2018

Sloppy mortar application means sloppy tile that #Fails

Nov 12 2017

A waterproofing system for tile that makes quick work of upgrades, like niches and benches

Nov 11 2017

In this video, the robotic 'narrator' asks multiple questions about construction innovations of the near future.

Aug 24 2017

Long wedges cut from 2x4s are extremely effective for removing difficult flooring. Oh yeah, and don't forget the sledgehammer.

 

May 25 2017

3D Printing is hereby put on notice that it is not the disruptive sweetheart of the construction world anymore. ROBOTS are everywhere.

 

Apr 21 2017

Only one trowel type will deliver the correct coverage for a particular tile type. There can be only one.

Mar 10 2017

The simplest arch isn't always the best choice

Dec 26 2016

Counting down the top 15 pages of 2016. This one is #6. A perfect storm of missteps causes an unimaginable 'texture'—or did it?

Dec 19 2016

A hole saw and a scrap of drywall make an invisible patch that is fast and invisible. Did we say invisible?

 

Nov 4 2016

Seven tips for a better installation and some advanced tile saw acrobatics, too

 

Oct 21 2016

7 less common (but potentially problematic) shower waterproofing situations

 

Oct 14 2016

All complex assemblies involving multiple trades demand the critical, and constant, focus of supervisors. Where one trade ends and another begins must show continuity. If you do not build redundancy into the system, you are building in risk.

 

Oct 13 2016

A beginner's guide to drywall installation

Aug 19 2016

A hidden funnel between inside and out dumps water into the wall

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