6 ECO Prim Grip Alternatives (Explained)

ECO Prim Grip

ECO Prim Grip is a remarkable multipurpose bond-promoting primer. The main use of ECO Prim Grip is to promote the adhesion of renders, adhesives, and leveling compounds on floors and walls. It is sold in a ready-to-use package and is easy to apply using a roller brush. It also has low VOCs and can be used … Read more

Can You Use DITRA On Walls? (Explained)

Schluter DITRA

When it comes to uncoupling membranes, Schluter DITRA stands out as one of the top options. Besides being an uncoupling mat, DITRA creates a waterproof layer that protects moisture-sensitive materials such as OSB and plywood floors. This uncoupling membrane also facilitates tile installation. DITRA is designed specifically for use on floors. Due to its many impressive features, … Read more

MAPEI Flexcolor CQ Vs. Ultracolor Plus FA (Compared)

MAPEI Flexcolor CQ

Not all grouts are made equally. Some are more durable and aesthetically pleasing than others. Due to the above, when choosing a grout to use in your tile installation job, you must make a thorough analysis. Today, we will compare two popular grouts types: MAPEI Flexcolor CQ vs Ultracolor Plus FA. Both grouts are made … Read more

6 QuartzLock Grout Problems (Explained)

QuartzLock Grout

QuartzLock is a premixed urethane grout made to be used on natural stone, glass, porcelain, and ceramic tile. It’s a quart-based grout that is resistant to stains, and household products and doesn’t need a sealant. It comes in a ready-to-use package. Therefore, after purchase, all you have to do is pop the seal and start … Read more

10 Common Premixed Grout Problems (Explained)

Premixed grout

In almost every tiling project, you will need grout. Apart from filling the spaces between tiles, grout also helps create a better finish while protecting the tiles and surfaces beneath from water damage. If you thought that the only decision you had to make was when choosing a suitable floor or wall tile, you’re in … Read more

7 Common TEC Power Grout Problems (Explained)

TEC Power Grout

The Power Grout by TEC is advertised as one of the best options in the market. The manufacturers claim that it has the best color consistency. It is resistant to stains and cracking. TEC recommends using its Power grout in high-traffic and moisture areas. In the description, they also add that it will not discolor easily and … Read more

4 Common Schluter DITRA Problems (Explained)

Schluter Ditra

Ditra is the go-to waterproof uncoupling membrane for tile installation projects on floors. There are many reasons why contractors and DIY tile installers love it. For one, it contains an uncoupling membrane that ensures the floor’s movements don’t affect the tiles. Secondly, it is waterproof. Therefore it doesn’t facilitate the passage of moisture from top to … Read more

Polyblend Vs. Prism Grout (Compared)

Grouting ceramic tiles. Tilers filling the space between tiles using a rubber trowel.

When shopping for tile installation materials, you will have to make several decisions. For instance, you will have to choose a suitable type of grout. This decision isn’t always easy because there are different types of grouts in the market, and all promise better performance. Today, we will focus on two of the most popular … Read more