How to Figure Out How Much Ceramic Tile I Will Need for My Countertop?

Answer Accurate measurements are the key to ordering materials for tile installation. Eyeball estimates may be close, but as the old saying goes, "Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades." Order... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Figure Out How Much Ceramic Tile I Will ...

How to Lay Ceramic Tile on a Countertop?

Many homes use ceramic tile for countertops. Ceramic tiles countertops are typically installed over a plywood base that has either a mortar bed, or cement backer board covering. Although a mortar b... Read More »

How to Use 12 X 12 Ceramic Tile for a Kitchen Countertop?

Ceramic tiles that are 12 inches by 12 inches usually are considered too large for use on a countertop. But they will provide a unique look, as well as plenty of work surface with fewer grout lines... Read More »

How do I caulk ceramic tile countertop joints?

Choose a silicone caulk for kitchens and bathrooms that is mildew-resistant and matches the color of the grout. Be sure to wipe away any grout dust from the tiles, using an old T-shirt. Cut the edg... Read More »

Can you paint over a ceramic tile countertop?

You can paint over a ceramic-tile countertop, as long as you use the correct type of paint. Oil-based and epoxy paints are the correct choice for ceramic countertops, while acrylic paints tend to f... Read More »