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Welcome to the Schluter blog! Our team of experts provides the latest information and insights on everything related to tile and stone installation systems and accessories. From product innovations and industry trends to installation tips and best practices, our blog is your go-to resource for achieving the best possible results on your next project.

  • Understanding Peel and Stick Uncoupling Membranes for Heated Floors

    Peel and stick (PS) uncoupling membranes have hit the market and are gaining popularity. This is the new mess-free way to install an uncoupling membrane under tile, since there is no thin-set mortar required to install these membranes to plywood, OSB, gypsum, or concrete substrates – no mess, no stress.

  • My Three Favorite “Not from the Industry” Bathroom Upgrades

    This is my twelfth year at Schluter Systems. I’m not “from the industry” … I’ve been in Marketing most of my career with a background in journalism, so pretty much as far removed from tile and construction as it gets! Here are my three personal favourite bathroom upgrades that I recommend each time someone asks me about what’s cool at Schluter… from my “not from the industry” perspective.

  • Storage Solutions for the Shower

    A cluttered and disorganized shower space can detract from the relaxing and “clean” experience we seek in our bathing rituals. With practical shower storage solutions from Schluter, you can transform your shower into a streamlined, functional, and visually appealing oasis.

  • Enhancing Design with Schluter Countertop Profiles

    Are you currently in the process of renovating your kitchen or bathroom and incorporating a countertop? If so, you may want to consider using countertop profiles. These architectural elements not only add a touch of elegance to your countertops but also provide essential countertop edge protection. Read on to learn more.

  • Three Reasons Your Tile Floor is Cracking

    When it comes to flooring options, tile floors are popular for their durability, aesthetic appeal, and ease of maintenance. However, when tile floors are not properly installed, they can develop cracks over time.

  • Waterproofing Membrane For A Shower

    Bathrooms are the wettest rooms in a house and therefore require special attention to prevent water damage. Waterproofing membranes are an essential element of any bathroom, particularly in areas where water is frequently present, such as in showers and tub surrounds. These thin layers of material are designed to protect the structural elements of a bathroom, such as walls, floors, and subfloors, from mold, mildew, and water damage, thereby ensuring the longevity of the bathroom.

  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Install a Heated Floor

    Heated floors are an excellent addition to any home, providing a comfortable and luxurious feel underfoot. Whether you're building a new home or renovating your existing space, installing underfloor heating is a smart investment that adds value to your property.

  • What Is The Purpose of Tile Edge Trimming?

    Ceramic and stone tile have been popular design choices for centuries, and there’s good reason for it. With renowned durability, low levels of required maintenance, and endless creative options, ceramic and stone tile are some of the most common coverings seen on walls, floors, and even countertops. Learn about how to protect your tile installation with tile edge trim profiles.

  • The Benefits of a Curbless Shower

    Open concept bathrooms are coveted for their sleek design and functionality. Showers without a curb, or curbless showers offer a seamless look by allowing the bathroom floor tile to continue directly into the shower area, without the need for an elevated curb, lip, or threshold.