From the Floor Up

New Methods for Stone Tile Installation with Radiant Heat

Posted by Daltile Team on Feb 10, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Understanding Changes in the Tile Industry Series

As the demand for heated flooring increases, questions arise about how best to go about this with stone tile floors. The TCNA recently provided greater insight with several changes to their handbook related specifically to installing stone tile with radiant heat. Here’s the overview.

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Topics: News, Industry

New Methods for Curbless Shower Installations

Posted by Daltile Team on Feb 3, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Understanding Changes in the Tile Industry Series

The huge interest in curbless—zero-entry—no-threshold—showers is twofold: it creates a stunning, streamlined design, and it is a functionality feature that increases accessibility for those who have difficulty negotiating traditional tubs and shower curbs.

Whatever the reason, no-threshold showers pose a challenge to tile installers. The primary purpose for the curb is to act as a dam that keeps water from escaping into the bathroom proper. The curb also allows for the shower floor to be a bit higher than the rest of the bathroom floor, making it easier to create the slope needed for proper drainage.

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Topics: How to Install Tile, Industry

Builders Choose Tile Faster with These Exclusive Tools

Posted by Daltile Team on Jan 29, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Daltile’s Builder Studio Program


It’s easy to get lost in the sea of great tile products out there! Daltile understands that you want to see the best suited products for your specific needs that your clients will love without spending lots of extra time trying to track them down.

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Topics: Industry

“Medium Bed Mortar” Changed to “LHT Mortar”

Posted by Daltile Team on Jan 27, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Understanding Changes in the Tile Industry Series

This year, when the Tile Council of North America published its installation handbook, there were a few changes. What do these changes mean for you? Clear up any misunderstandings and stay on top of the industry with this review of the changes to what you know as medium bed mortar.

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Topics: How to Install Tile, Industry

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