What type of tile should I choose?

What is Ceramic Tile? Ceramic tiles are usually made from red or white clay, sand, and water. They are then finished with a glaze and fired in a kiln. Ceramic tiles are easier to cut and less expensive than porcelain ones. They are usually suitable for both walls and...

Can someone explain all this tile lingo?

Adhesive – Term for anything used for bonding tile to a surface, such as mastic or thinset. Term may also refer to waterproof sealants that come in caulk tubes for adhering foam based backerboards together (such as Hydro Ban Board from Laticrete). Border – A strip of...