Building a new home or commercial space or even remodeling your existing structure should be a positive experience. Here at Baptista Tile and Stone Gallery, our attention to detail, commitment to quality craftsmanship and design eases what is commonly considered to be an overwhelming process.
This is a question that we hear in our showroom quite a bit; and while there are always new colors, patterns textures etc., the short answer is that tile hasn’t changed much for thousands of years—what has changed the most in the past decade are the innovative materials used for installation and maintenance.
Tile has been successfully installed for thousands of years by incorporating an uncoupling layer—materials such as “Wonderboard” and “Hardibacker,” between the subfloor and the tile. While these cementitious backerboards are still viable options there are other new products available: