MLT – Mechanical Lippage Tuning System

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

The MLT SYSTEM™ is a patented installation system, simple and revolutionary for the installation of floors and walls. The MLT SYSTEM™ is ideal for setting large format porcelain, thin tiles, and slab up to ¾”. setting materials mechanical lippage tuning system mlt

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Spanish ceramic tiles steal the limelight in new book ‘Ceramic Material Systems’

Tile of Spain USA

The new publication ‘ Ceramic Material Systems in Architecture and Interior Design ’, by Martin Bechthold, Nathan King and Anthony Kane (Birkhäuser), addressing the question of progress of ceramic materials in architecture, their origin and upward growth trend.

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Tile Trends: “Rethink: Skin vs. System”

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain consultant Ryan Fasan showcases tile trends in a presentation entitled “Rethink: Skin vs. System” Originally presented at Coverings 2016 in Chicago, the talk examines ceramics’ position and use in design. The view of ceramic tile in the modern world has changed greatly over the last decade. What was once just used as the skin of a building, has quickly evolved into a high-tech product centric solution for architects and designers.

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Book Launch Party Celebrating ‘Ceramic Material Systems’

Tile of Spain USA

Join us for a book launch party to celebrate the new publication ‘ Ceramic Material Systems in Architecture and Interior Design ’. Wednesday, February 3, 2016. 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Center for Green Buildings and Cities. 20 Sumner Road. Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Install a DITRA-HEAT Electric Floor Warming System this Winter

Conestoga Tile Blog

Source: Everyone likes to have warm toes in the wintertime, and one of the best ways to ensure that your feet won’t feel chilly is to install an electric floor heating system, such as Ditra-Heat , within your home.

Ditra Flooring Membrane Underlayment System Reality Check

Tile Excellence

Ditra Flooring System Doesn''t Make Sense I''ve been installing tile most of my adult life. From the first introduction of Durock then Hardi board, Even back as far as metal wire and hand "dry pack" concrete bed floors.

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#FlexBoneFriday – Full ARDEX System at Audi Dealership

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Les Planchers JB of Blainville, QC, Canada will soon complete an Audi car dealership using a full ARDEX tiling installation system.

Tile Excellence Welcomes Guest Blogger from Truguard Systems, LLC

Tile Excellence

This new substantially improved waterproofing system is changing the way the whole tile industry waterproofs showers. The old shower pan and cement backer board systems are problematic and cause a lot of heartache, frustration, and expensive repairs.

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How ARC’s Tile Products can Enhance Your Shower System

Conestoga Tile Blog

ARC shower systems are some of the most beautiful and easy to install on the market. With over 10 models to choose from, the system gives you plenty of flexibility to choose styles and features from. Manufacturers ARC shower systems bathroom remodeling ceramic tile Conestoga Tile

Introducing ARDEX FLEXBONE® Uncoupling Systems …

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

…delivering an enhanced level of protection for tile and stone installations! ARDEX UI 720™ FLEXBONE® Floating Uncoupling Membrane. The first and only unbonded, loose-laid uncoupling membrane. ARDEX UI 740™ FLEXBONE ®. Uncoupling Membrane. Click to watch installation videos!

Why We Trust Schluter Systems Tile Installation Products

Conestoga Tile Blog

For this and several other reasons we are confident in the products available through Schluter Systems. Schluter Systems products help achieve longevity by mitigating the typical issues that can arise with poorly installed tile. Uncategorized bathroom schluter systems tile trust

ARDEX Academy Tile & Stone Installation Systems Training

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

The latest ARDEX Academy Tile & Stone Installation Systems training wrapped up yesterday in Aliquippa, PA. Tile installers learned about our always growing. line and got to work hands-on with the latest and greatest ARDEX product technology.

The Luxury and Utility of a Ditra-Heat Eliectric Floor Warming System

Conestoga Tile Blog

Electric floor warming systems aren’t nearly as expensive or difficult to maintain as you might think. We highly recommend installing the Ditra-Heat system designed by Schluter. Featured bathroom floor warming flooring shower system

A New Paving System for Outdoors!

Conestoga Tile Blog

The post A New Paving System for Outdoors! As our industry continues to evolve, we want to keep our customers informed of the newest and most exciting advances in tile. . . Typically, outdoor paving tile is made using natural stone and concrete.

Patented Innovative Window System Slides Around Corners

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We’ve seen our fair share of seamless connections between inside and outside, but this innovative window system from Vitrosca reaches perfection. This frameless glazing system seen on Yatzer is designed to maximize views while boasting perfect integration in the chosen space.

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Rapid-Setting Systems White Paper

CUSTOM Insights Blog

When speed is critical, choose a tile installation system that will be ready when you need it.

STAINMASTER® Tile and Grout System to be at the upcoming Surfaces Show

Tile Doctor

New Product Launch, STAINMASTER™ Tile and Grout System The Flooring Industry’s Iconic brand, STAINMASTER®, will be at the Surfaces Show with The Tile Doctor® in Las Vegas on January 28-30.

Safety Factor in Kitchen Ventilation System


Kitchen ventilation system is vital consideration for homeowner. You need kitchen ventilation system in your kitchen to remove these smells. Good kitchen ventilation system will give a good atmosphere that make you feel comfortable in your kitchen.

Attend the Upcoming Schluter Systems Workshops This Summer

Conestoga Tile Blog

One of the best ways to learn about the changes taking place within the flooring industry is to attend the Schluter Systems workshops in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Not only is it a great place to learn about ceramic tile installation and the ways Schluter ®- Systems is leading the way.

SkillBuild Success Story

Diary of a Tile Addict

Other materials were supplied by members of The Tile Association, including N&C and Schluter Systems, with Sigma contributing to the prize giveaways. Odhran Connelly with his winning tiling creation at SkillBuild 2018.

*CUSTOM System Selected for Tile and Stone Orange County’s Two Tallest Towers*

CUSTOM Insights Blog

Both tile contractors on this project used a Build Green® Emerald System™ of products from CUSTOM to prep, set, grout and seal the assemblies and contribute to expected LEED Gold certification. Irvine, Calif. is a high-tech economic powerhouse sometimes referred to as “Silicon Valley South.”


Organically-Shaped Favo Shelf System Celebrates Imperfection

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Even the name of the studio that created this modern shelf system – Imperfettolab – represents the unique imperfections and natural subjectivity without which artistic shapes would be powerless. Furniture Favo Shelf System Imperfettolab

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Twin Cities New Tile Product Spotlight: Realstone Systems at Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile is excited to spotlight a new product line from Realstone Systems. The post Twin Cities New Tile Product Spotlight: Realstone Systems at Rubble Tile appeared first on Rubble Tile : Minneapolis Tile Shop and Showroom. Realstone offers a variety of high quality natural stone products, including wall and flooring panels, tiles and accessories.

CUSTOM Shower Installation Systems Provide Waterproofing on the Waterfront

CUSTOM Insights Blog

Contractors Sesso Tile and Stone selected CUSTOM Shower Installation Systems to deliver on these demands. The construction of the Maxwell Place luxury high-rise community on the Hudson River waterfront demanded the highest quality for each living space.

Greg Gerber's System for Success

CUSTOM Insights Blog

CUSTOM products are made to work together and they are tested together to get the best results as a system. A single manufacturer makes it easier to get knowledgeable support about the entire install, simplifies delivery coordination, and best of all – you get the CUSTOM system warranty. With decades of experience in tile industry as a fabricator, tile setter and estimator, Greg Gerber knows how to succeed and deliver the best results for each installation.

Waterproofing Membrane Creates a Shower in a Day with Rapid-Curing System

CUSTOM Insights Blog

A rapid curing system? TB91 - Rapid Curing Shower SystemWhat is the fastest way to build a mortar bed and waterproof a shower? What shower installation method is best suited for your project? The pre-slope and shower pan liner method?

GIO News: A Recent Installation at Agility Fuel Systems


GIO recently played a part in the design of Agility Fuel Systems’ new 204,000 square foot production facility in Salisbury, North Carolina.

The Best Home Security System to Protect You and Your Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Thanks to the rapid increase of innovative technology in recent years, protecting your home with a security system is cheaper and more accessible than ever. Over the course of my research, I found that the preferred security system greatly varies depending on the customer.

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Tile Excellence Asks Kriser Bros Questions About Modified Thin-Set, Waterproofing Membrane and Costs of Waterproof System

Tile Excellence

Questions in Response to Previous Guest Blog Post By Chris Lawson, Tile Excellence The concept of waterproofing systems is a interesting idea and I know a few installers who swear by them. First of all the systems I am familiar with require the use of a unmodified thin set to install the system. So my No 1 question would be " Can I use a strong acrylic fortified thin set with the waterproofing membrane system"?

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EasyMat Serves as a Thermal Break for Radiant Heating Systems

CUSTOM Insights Blog

Concrete slabs reduce the efficiency of typical radiant floor heating systems, absorbing heat towards the substrate instead of the floor covering. EasyMat Tile and Stone Underlayment Mat provides a thermal break between the heating system and the subfloor, allowing more heat to rise to the surface while also providing crack and sound isolation.

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Whiter than White ! Architects overjoyed as Developers release the Whitest Ceiling Tile Ever Made

Tile Excellence

ceiling tile ceramic tile installed tile manufacturing professional decorators structural designers suspended ceilings tile tile manufacturers tiling system wall coverings white tileWhiter than White! Architects overjoyed as Developers release the Whitest Ceiling Tile Ever Made. To the average customer the ‘Tile’ is a mundane and not that particularly interesting aspect of Wall Coverings or Suspended Ceilings.

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What You Should Know Before Buying a Home Security System

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Security systems should be built around your needs and home design. To avoid being the victim of a burglary, getting a home security system is your best option. In addition to that extensive review, here’s a list of 10 things you should know before you buy a home security system.

Twin Cities New Tile Product Spotlight: Realstone Systems at Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile is excited to spotlight a new product line from Realstone Systems. Realstone offers a variety of high quality natural stone products, including wall and flooring panels, tiles and accessories. Their products come in a range of styles, sizes, and color tones, and are.

Stone Martin Builders to Install Interlogix Wireless Security Systems in New Homes

The A to Z of Building

The ZeroWire self-contained, wireless security system and smart home hub from Interlogix will be installed in new homes built by Alabama-based Stone Martin Builders. Interlogix, a global leader in

Tile Installation System Tools for Design & Specification Professionals

CUSTOM Insights Blog

The CUSTOM website offers resources that make specifying the right tile installation system fast and easy. Looking for online tools to help you write the 09 30 00 tile spec for a warranted installation of tile products? Plus, you can always call on our team of Architectural Consultants for expert technical assistance.

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Innovation and Affordability in Smart Security System: Korner

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Innovation and Affordability in Smart Security System: Korner. Ideas › Innovation and Affordability in Smart Security System: Korner. Do you use an affordable home security system? Tags: affordable home security system Korner. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture.

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CertainTeed Unveils Unique Architectural Panelized Stone Cladding System

The A to Z of Building

Siding contractors looking to enhance their product portfolio and grow their business without a major investment of time and materials have a beautiful new option. STONEfaçade™ from

SCM Group Acquires Diversified Machine Systems

Stone Update

Parent company of CMS North America gets Colorado-based CNC manufacturer. Featured Company Insider News

Elegant and Innovative: Opencase Shelving System by Henrybuilt

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Known for its award-winning kitchen system, which unite furniture craft with high function and good design, Henrybuilt developed Opencase based on these same core values. The system works in a wide range of applications and is designed to evolve with the user’s needs over time.

Your Guide to Energy-Efficient Home Heating Systems

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

While energy costs have risen, the improved energy efficiency of today’s heating systems offset those energy prices. There are plenty of energy-efficient home heating systems available for every budget to help you stay warmer this winter, and save you money in the process.

Top 5 Tested DIY Home Security Systems

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

billion dollars we are projected to spend worldwide on home security by 2017, we may still lack the proper home security system—and even if you have a proper system, are you paying an arm and a leg for it? Now it was time to test out the system. to use the system.

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Columbia’s Tile Center is first store in North America to sell the STAINMASTER™ Tile and Grout System

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

The STAINMASTER® brand, one of the country’s leading brands of flooring, announces an expansion into tile and grouting products and Columbia’s Tile Center will be one of the initial retailers for these products. The STAINMASTER® brand, which in 1986 changed the carpet industry by offering a product with significant stain resistance, is launching another game changer in the flooring industry.

Kokoon Modular Housing System Adaptable for Larger Housing Units

The A to Z of Building

Kokoon is a smart, modular building system developed for temporary accommodation in urban conditions. The modules are easy to transport and stack in different configurations to suit varying