Installing Ceramic Tile

Combine an adventurous spirit with a careful, methodical approach and even an amateur can achieve success installing ceramic tile.

installing ceramic tile - grouting with a sponge
Grouting alternative: Apply with a sponge instead of a grout float. Press the grout firmly into the grout lines to remove all air bubbles. Clear the excess grout from the faces of the tiles with a grout float. Clean tiles with a damp sponge, rinsing to remove all grout.
BY CAROL PULITZER