To install wall tiles in a bathroom, prepare the walls, and cut backerboard, and apply it to the wall with adhesive. Make a layout tool, and use it to mark the position of each tile on the wall. Secure the tiles to the b... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials

Install tile on a wall by choosing the pattern, laying out the area for tile, and installing and grouting the tile. If applying tile over new drywall, there is no need to tape or finish the wall first. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

Installing wall tile around electrical outlets involves uncovering the outlets, adjusting the outlets, cutting the tiles, attaching the tiles around the outlets with a suitable adhesive and gluing the tiles around the ou... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

The best way to install caps on retaining walls is to use a masonry saw to cut the blocks for a tight fit, ensuring a smooth surface, especially if there are curves in the wall. A properly capped retaining wall provides ... More »

To install a new bathroom, you need an extra-wide ‘wet wall’ built of two-by-six or two side-by-side two-by-four walls. Unless you live in a warm climate, do not run pipes in an exterior wall. Make sure your framing acco... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

Diagonal tiles, large tiles and light-colored tiles are three excellent tile ideas for small bathrooms. Diagonal tiles make small bathrooms appear larger because the unusual placement tricks the eye into believing that t... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials

The best tiles for a shower depend on the size of the shower, budget, design and personal preference, but glazed ceramic tile provide the necessary waterproof and durable wall. Choosing a neutral color tile makes it easy... More »