Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Expert Answers Inspections

What is causing my Porcelain Floor Tile to develop Blisters?

ANSWER - If in fact you have a glazed or unglazed porcelain tile that has developed blisters that is uncommon. Some ceramic tiles can be very porous, and some porous Mexican tiles are vary porous…

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Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Expert Answers Inspections installation Installation Guidelines Lippage Movement Joints Standards Workmanship

How can I verify if my tile was installed correctly?

ANSWER - Unfortunately it is difficult for consumers to determine how to select qualified tile installers.  Most installers haven't had any formal education on how to install tile nor do they know what the industry…

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Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Expert Answers Inspections installation Standards

Are there standards for how ceramic tile installations can be inspected?

ANSWER - There is no standard for how to inspect a tile installation after it is installed.   There are ceramic tile standards in ANSI-A137.1 that give instructions on how to inspect tiles, which have not…

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