How to Install Cement Board for Tile Projects

Installing cement board correctly is the most critical part of a first-class tiling project. Here's how to do it.

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Tile Installation: Backer Board Around a Bathtub

Does tile backer board lap over the bathtub lip, or sit on top of it? It's a question that's puzzled first-time bathroom remodelers for years. This article explains the correct method.

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How to Tile a Shower

Installing a tile shower in your bathroom? Build an alcove, bench and shelf into the shower space with these advanced tiling techniques, and turn your bathroom into a showplace.

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How to Install Cement Board on a Floor

Laying cement board is the easiest way to assure a solid, durable base for a ceramic tile floor. We show you how to install a first-class tile base.

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Selecting a Backer Tile Board

Tile needs to be installed on a backer board to keep the assembly stiff, otherwise the assembly will flex at the grout joints, allowing water to seep behind the tile and rot the substructure. Here's how to choose the best tile backer board for your project.

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How to Cut Tile With a Grinder

Learn to cut perfect circles, holes and other cutouts in stone and ceramic tile. It's quick and easy using an angle grinder and diamond blade.

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