TileLetter

TileLetter is the official publication of the National Tile Contractors Association, Inc. (NTCA). TileLetter provides a medium for expressing views and opinions without approving, disapproving, or guaranteeing the validity or accuracy of any data, claim or opinion appearing under a byline, or obtained or quoted from an acknowledged source. Statements of fact and opinion are made on the responsibility of the authors alone, and do not imply an opinion or reflect the official position of NTCA.

Click to view:  Vol.19, No.1 January 2019
Vol.19, No.1  20.18 MB

ON THE COVER:
MAPEI mortar brings life to National Shrine's mosaic dome in Washington, D.C.

Training and Education:
NTCA Regional Programs educate and inspire

Business Tip:
How to make and keep workplace New Year's resolutions

Click to view:  Vol.18, No.13 December 2018
Vol.18, No.13  11.25 MB

ON THE COVER:
Daltile
creates visually- immersive experience in North Dallas café

NTCA Review/Forecast:
Looking back, looking ahead

Business Tip:
Bonds and the construction process

Click to view:  Vol.18, No.12 November 2018
Vol.18, No.12  13.00 MB

ON THE COVER:
Custom Building Products Atlanta Falcons' Mercedes-Benz Stadium earns LEED Platinum with help from CUSTOM Tile Installation Systems

Technical Feature:
Multifunctional foam building panels offer a myriad of advantages to the tile setter

Stone:
Lack of weep holes, uncollapsed mortar ridges may cause stone darkening in showers

Click to view:  Vol.18, No.11 October 2018
Vol.18, No.11  21.80 MB

ON THE COVER:
LATICRETE International Inc. "Swimmin' with the Fishes" at Hacienda Mosaico

Women in Tile 2018

Business Feature:
Is there an information toxic dump in your office?

Technical Feature:
A realistic look at mortar coverage

Coverings 2018
Vol.18, No.10  12.66 MB

Feature Story:
MAPEI Corporation
A Tour of Atlanta
A full slate of MAPEI products make these hot new residential and commercial projects shine in this Coverings host city.

September 2018
Vol.18, No.9  10.85 MB

Feature Story:
MAPEI Corporation
MAPEI helps restore and repair historic Hugh L. Carey/Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel in New York City

August 2018
Vol.18, No.8  10.08 MB

Feature Story:
LATICRETE International Inc.
Lasting art installations help transform new Northern California Children's Hospital

July 2018
Vol.18, No.7  11.91 MB

Feature Story:
MERKRETE
Merkrete system ensures unparalleled luxury with an unmatched setting

June 2018
Vol.18, No.6  11.89 MB

Feature Story:
Custom Building Products
CUSTOM System selected for tile and stone in Orange County's two tallest towers

May 2018
Vol.18, No.5  10.58 MB

Feature Story:
SCHLUTER SYSTEMS
Tile brings warmth and quiet to oceanfront condominium
By Sean Gerolimatos, Director of Research & Development, Schluter Systems, LLP

April 2018
Vol.18, No.4  11.05 MB

Feature Story:
MERKRETE SYSTEMS
All the world's a stage
Merkrete system ensures style and versatility at Shakespeare Theatre

March 2018
Vol.18, No.3  10.51 MB

Feature Story:
LATICRETE International, Inc.
Texas Motor Speedway boasts first-of-its-kind concrete coatings
LATICRETE SPARTACOTE⢠brings a professional polish to NASCAR® track

February 2018
Vol.18, No.2  11.38 MB

Feature Story:
BOSTIK, INC.
70-year-old Flamingo hits the jackpot with Bostik
ForrestPerkins' renovations keep true to the property's character and charisma

January 2018
Vol.18, No.1  17.05 MB

Feature Story:
MAPEI Corporation
An island beauty, created with the help of MAPEI
A total of 40 different MAPEI products allowed single-sourcing, peace of mind and a stunning project on Oahu