No-Mess Tile. Adhesive tile mats - self-adhesive sheets with peel-off liners on both sides - allow you to fasten tile to surfaces without dipping a trowel in a bucket of glue. Its maker says TileQu!ck Adhesive Membrane creates an instant bond so that installers can grout immediately. The product is suitable for wall and counter tiles as large as 8 inches square. (It's not intended for shower stalls.) A 15-square-foot roll (18 inches by 10 feet) costs $60. MP Global Products, 888/379-9695,

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