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The Guide to Professional Tile Installation: Tips, Techniques, and Best Practices

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  • Mastic vs Thinset – Which should I use? - TileTools
    May 11, 2021

    Mastic vs Thinset – Which should I use?

    There’s a newer tile adhesive introduced to the market that falls into the mastic family, some make claims that might end up causing you damage down the road. This article doesn’t want to discourage you from using mastic, we only...

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  • How to use tile nippers - TileTools
    February 19, 2021

    How to use tile nippers

    Using tile nippers is a quick and sometimes easy solution to manipulate your tile right at the point of installation. This blog provides some useful information on how and when to use your tile nippers.
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  • What Size Trowel Do I use? - TileTools
    February 19, 2021

    A Guide for Choosing the Right Tile Trowel Size

    Choosing the right trowel can be confusing.

    Choosing the right tile trowel size can make a huge difference in the success of your tile installation project. By following the guidelines we've provided, you'll be able to choose the right trowel size and notch for your tiles with confidence. Remember that the trowel size should match the tile size, and the type of notch you use will affect the concentration level of thinset. Consider the placement of the tiles and the surface you'll be laying them on to determine the appropriate trowel size. By using the right trowel and notch, you'll be on your way to a successful tile installation.

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