What do you do when you're on a job site and execute the ASTM F-2170 or ASTM F1869 test for relative humidity and find that moisture vapor emission rates exceed acceptable levels? Do you envision your profit margins dwindling as the job becomes more complicated? Here's tips on how you can successfully, profitably install moisture vapor barriers.
When grouting in hot weather, you want to consider the temperature of the grout itself, the water you are using, the air in the room and the temperature of the surface. This article provides tips and best practices to ensure success.
Tiling in hot weather presents unique challenges. In this article, you will learn tips and best practices to ensure a successful project - no matter what the heat index.
Glass tile can bring a unique aesthetic to a variety of commercial and residential projects. However, achieving a successful installation with glass tile requires careful product selection and installation techniques. Follow these 5 steps, and you’ll be on your way to a beautiful and long-lasting installation:
Today, we’re seeing a growing number of commercial and large residential projects include Gauged Porcelain Tile Panel (GPTP) installation. That’s because floors and walls with these panels offer a sleek, modern look that appeals to designers, architects and owners.
Installing tile and flooring in an occupied space can present challenges, including expected fast turnarounds and working during odd hours. Follow these four flooring installation tips for effectively working in occupied residential and commercial environments.
Tile and flooring installations in any type of retail environments need to seamlessly blend aesthetics and function. They should underscore a brand’s identity without distracting patrons while allowing customers to shop safely and conveniently. Follow this guide to make retail flooring installations a sound investment for both you and your customers.
When designers lack in-depth knowledge of your trade, it can lead to unrealistic expectations – and ultimately, disappointment. Designers might show building owners pictures and idea boards of concepts that wow the client aesthetically, but miss the boat with functionality and practicality. While it’s nice to work with a designer who has faith in your abilities, the mantra “the installer will make it work” can lead to disgruntled designers, disappointed building owners and frustrated installers.