Author Archives: Dan Marvin

About Dan Marvin

30 years of experience in the tile industry. Author of blogs, books and articles.

Don’t use this type of grout for Commercial Kitchens

Single component grouts that can be scooped directly from the bucket and applied to tiles have become increasingly popular over the last 10 years. These ready to use grouts are great for many applications, but should never be used in commercial kitchens. Continue reading

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What is ‘waterproof flooring?’ (spoiler, it doesn’t translate into a waterproof floor)

The plastic flooring industry has been working overtime to make waterproof mean something different than you think. Continue reading

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What is Quarry Tile?

Quarry tile is an unglazed, extruded tile made out of clay that should have less than 3% absorption so it can go in demanding environments where chemical and slip resistance are important considerations. Continue reading

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