Tile Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about tile? Read our answers to frequently asked questions.

Tile and Stone FAQ

Generally speaking, tile flooring has to be adhered to a subfloor with a tile adhesive or mortar. Once it has been secured, the joints between tiles need to be sealed with grout to fill in the space and create a uniform, secure flooring surface. Be sure to ask an associate if you have specific questions about tile installation.

Tile and stone flooring can be installed almost anywhere. They can be used both indoors and out and are appropriate for installations at, above or below grade (ground-level). They are frequent choices for kitchens and baths because they are durable and moisture-resistant.