Category: thinset

  • Florida Curb-less Walk In Waterproofed Tile Shower

    Here is a shower we did in Bradenton, Florida which is between Sarasota and Tampa. The homeowner wanted to update the old master bathroom shower in their 12 year old home. The shower also has some grout mold stains along with some drywall damage outside of the shower window. We took out the old glass…

  • Tumbled Chiaro Travertine Backsplash – Lithia, Florida

    I got a call a few weeks ago from a customer who wanted to spice up their kitchen and wanted to do a tile backsplash in Lithia which is near the Brandon/Riverview/Fish Hawk area. They have only lived in the home for a few years and were relocated here from another state. They have been…

  • Granite Tile Counter with a Travertine & Glass Splash

    Here is a Granite tile counter top project we completed as part of a full master bathroom remodel in Wesley Chapel “Tampa”, Florida. The old shower tile was removed and ripped down to the metal studs, the shower floor tile and mud bed was removed, the main floor tile was removed, cabinets, mirrors, lights, old…

  • Accessible Handicap Barrier Free Shower Tampa, FL.

    I just wanted to post this link to the video documentary that the homeowners emailed me of them and their child.¬†After seeing the documentary I am very happy to have done this special tile job and shower waterproofing for them and Caleb. I worked my hardest to give them what they wanted and tried my…

  • Recycled Glass Tile Backsplash Installation

    With glass tile becoming more popular the use of it in bathrooms, pools and on back splashes I have seen quite an increase of installations over the years here in Tampa, Florida. Glass tile is pretty much endless in colors, sizes and shapes. There is a wide variety of glass tile finishes to choose from…

  • Kerdi Tiled Shower – (Tampa) New Port Richey, Florida

    We recently did a renovation of a small hall bath corner shower for a customer in the Tampa/New Port Richey area. The old shower was a 6×6 almond glazed ceramic tile and had the usual dirty stained grout along with some mold stains and pretty dated looking. The homeowner located us by a Google search…

  • Ceramic Tile HydroBan Shower – Tampa, Florida

    Rip Out, Prep, Waterproofing, Tile Installation : We completed a hall bath shower rip out & replace in Tampa¬† for a Architect we know. This is his personal home and is located in West Central Florida and is about 30 years old. The shower pan was done incorrectly and it didn’t have a pre-slope under…

  • Achieving a Flat Tiling Surface….

    When doing a tight joint with a polished natural stone or a tight joint with a polished or unpolished porcelain tile it is very important that your substrate be very flat so the finished tile work will look great. To get a nice finished tile floor you need to start from the beginning and make…

  • Using Proper Tile Setting Materials…….

    I’m sure this has been written a thousand ways…………. But choosing the right setting material for your job is very important. there are certain types of adhesives used to set various types of tile. The most common used material is thinset. thinset mortar is a blend of portland cement, finely graded sand and a water…

  • Ameris Bank Tile Project in Jacksonville, Florida

    The Tile was Ergon Engineered Porcelain Tile Alabastro Evo spec’d by the Ameris Bank & Architect and purchased through Virginia Tile Co. The Builder was Auld-White Constructors. Laticrete thinset was used on this project. 255 Multimax on the walls and 252 Silver on the floors. TEC AccuColor XT #933 Standard Grey was spec’d and used…