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Free Tile and Stone Installation Guidelines

Tile Installation Guidelines and Instructions for Installing Ceramic Tile, Glass Tile, and Stone Tile for Residential Installations. Hiring the right installer is the difference between a delightful result and a nightmare. Read More

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Industry's slow climb continues

As reported in Issue: FCW Global July 2016, Posted Date: 7/21/2016; Author(s): Catalina Research: In recent years, carpet and area rugs have been losing share to ceramic… Read More

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Housing market finally gains traction

As reported in Issue: FCW Global July 2016, Posted Date: 7/21/2016; Author(s): Kermit Baker: With household growth picking up, housing should buoy our slowing economy. Although homeownership… Read More

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U.S. New Homes Sales Hit Eight-Year High, Point to Firming Economy

As reported on May 26, 2016 in NTCA eNews publication: New U.S. single-family home sales recorded their biggest gain in 24 years in April, touching a more… Read More

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Curbless shower design: requirements and options

By Donato Pompo, CTC, CSI, CDT, MBA – TileLetter, March 2016, page 90 – Curbless showers are showers without a raised shower dam as is traditionally found… Read More

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Tile and stone lippage: Part 2

By Donato Pompo, CTC, CSI, CDT, MBA – TileLetter, March 2016, page 46– Tile lippage is the vertical displacement between two adjacent tiles of a ceramic, glass, or… Read More

Published Articles

Tile and stone lippage: Part 1

By Donato Pompo, CTC, CSI, CDT, MBA – TileLetter, February 2016, page 46– Tile lippage is the vertical displacement between two adjacent tiles of a ceramic, glass,… Read More

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55+ housing market remains strong in Q3

55+ housing market remains strong in Q3 Posted Date: 11/6/2015 on Floor Covering Weekly website [Washington] Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remains… Read More

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Housing markets continue to recover at modest pace

Housing markets continue to recover at modest pace Posted Date: 11/5/2015 on Floor Covering Weekly website [Washington] Markets in 79 of the approximately 360… Read More

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The housing boom is here

Issue: FCW Prime November 2015, Posted Date: 11/3/2015 Author(s): Jonathan Trivers The housing boom is here In early August 2015 the business headlines… Read More