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  • Working With Self-Leveling Floor Underlayments

    Flatten uneven subfloors quickly with these pour-inplace compounds.

  • Porcelain Tile From Recycled Bath Fixtures

    Fireclay Tile's Debris Series Recycled Tile is made from 70 percent recycled matter, most of it porcelain bathroom fixtures that otherwise would have ended up in a landfill, the company says.

  • Trouble-Free Tile

    Though intended for the DIY market, Bondera TileMatSet could be a real time-saver for kitchen and bath remodelers too.

  • Tiling Over Plywood Subfloors

    For crack-free floors, limit joist deflection and install two layers of 3/4-inch plywood and a thinset membrane.

  • Installing a ProBase Shower Pan

    An experienced tile setter takes a close look at a new way of installing a shower pan.

  • Recycled-Content Tile From Fireclay Tile

    Fireclay Tile. Debris Series ceramic tile is made from local factory dust and California clay, giving it a recycled content of more than 60%, says the firm. The series includes 112 glaze colors and comes in sizes from 1 inch by 2 inches to 12 inches square. 408.275.1182. www.fireclaytile.com.

  • Products

    Drainage plane for basement walls; waterproofing membrane; foldable dumpster; tile-cleaning kit; retractable vacuum hose; dimmer for CFLs; more

  • Self-Cleaning Tile

    StonePeak Ceramics recently unveiled a line of tile that the company says repels dirt, kills surface bacteria, and even cleans the air.

  • Get the Edge

    American Bullnose Co. makes custom bullnose edge pieces that match your tile or stone exactly.

  • Replacing a Rooftop Deck

    Pedestal supports and preassembled wood tiles simplify installation and maintenance.