Installing ceramic tiles in a pool involves cleaning and leveling the pool surface, spreading mortar over the surface, laying tiles over the mortar and grouting the tile joints. Select ceramic tiles that are waterproof t... More »

Most chips in ceramic tile can be repaired without calling in a professional, according to SFGate. First, thoroughly clean and dry the area on the tile. Carefully fill the chipped spot with a dab of epoxy glue using a to... More »

Ceramic tiles have the advantages of being strong enough for use on both floors and walls, longevity, easy maintenance and water resistance. The disadvantages of ceramic tiles include a hard surface, difficulty of instal... More »

To affix ceramic tiles to a tabletop, use a trowel to apply commercially available mortar or tile adhesive to the tile backs, then press firmly onto the surface of the table. Maintain a 1/4-inch space between each tile f... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials

Tile adhesive that contains fiberglass, silicone or Portland cement is typically used to tile pools. The materials used to construct the pool and the manufacturer's recommendations must be considered when choosing an adh... More » Home & Garden Outdoor Pools & Hot Tubs

To install a ceramic tile floor, spread thin-set mortar over the installed backer board, and press tiles firmly into the mortar in a predetermined pattern, using spacers to ensure even installation. After the mortar hard... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

The main benefits of fiberglass inground pools is that they require less maintenance than other pool surface options. The main disadvantage of fiberglass pools is that they are much more costly than other options. More »