cement tiles – everything you need to know from start to finish

by clé tile | published: Apr 21, 2021

 We have put together everything you need to know about cement tiles and rolled them into a series of easily digestible blog posts. So whether you are just beginning your cement tile journey or are about to place an order, these posts will provide you with all the information you need to know for each stage of the process.

 
 
ARE CEMENT TILES RIGHT FOR ME? 
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If cement tiles are new to you, rest assured that in other parts of the world they have graced the halls and walls of fine homes and cool cafes to regal hotels and stately institutions for at least a century. Read more in this post about how they are made and what you should expect with a cement tile from color variation to patina as well as a note on their eco-friendly qualities.  
 
 

WHERE TO USE CEMENT TILES?

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So you like the look of cement tiles but are not sure where to use them?  This blog post spells out all the locations where you can install cement tiles from the kitchen and shower to indoors and out.  This post also highlights the important things to note depending on where your cement tile is being installed. 
  
 

TOP INSTALLATION TIPS FOR TRIM, GROUT AND SEALANT

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Once you have installed your cement tiles you will need to know how to seal, grout and trim the tile. We follow the international model of no trim but we do give recommendations for alternatives. We also give suggestions on how to pick your grout as well as information on why and how to seal your tile. These are all the essential details that bring your installation together. 
 
 
 

ORDERING AND RECEIVING CEMENT TILES

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 So you’ve read all about cement tiles and you are ready to order. This blog post tackles a few things we would like you to consider before making a purchase in order for you to enjoy the best cement tile experience. This includes industry standard notes on ordering overage, how to look at patterned tile as a whole, the importance of an experienced installer, as well as what to expect when your tile order arrives.
 
 
 

TIPS ON CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE

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This last post is all about how to keep your installation clean with notes on the best way to maintain your tiles.
 
 
 

CEMENT RESOURCES

Finally for an overview of installing cement tiles please see our video and share with your installer when the time comes. 

 

 

For even more product details please review our cement installation guidelines.
 
 
 
 
Looking for inspiration? Check out our cement pinterest boards
 

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