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  1. 5 Best Sigma Manual Tile Cutters for Small and Medium Size Tiles

    If you are working on a minor tiling project, you may not need an expensive tile saw. There are many different tile cutters to choose from, so if your project is not a lengthy or large task you may benefit from simply using a manual tile cutter. There are two main types of manual tile cutters: the push type, where you push on the handle to get the blade across the tile; and the pull type, which does the opposite. Here are five of the best Sigma manual tile cutters for small and medium size tiles.
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  2. The Best Manual Tile Cutters for Cutting Large Format Porcelain Tiles

    Large format porcelain tiles can be tricky to work with. Their large size and heaviness can make it a slow and careful process. However, choosing the right cutting tool is paramount to completing your project successfully, safely, and efficiently. There are several tools you can use to cut porcelain tiles, which we will discuss below, but large format manual tile cutters are the best tool for the job. Here’s how to properly cut large tiles and how to choose the best manual porcelain tile cutters at Centura Tools.
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  3. Important Safety Tips when Using Tile Cutters or Saws

    Working with a manual or electric tile cutter or saw can be extremely dangerous if you don’t use it properly and follow safety precautions. Not only are the blades made to be razor sharp to grind through the thickest materials, but dust and powder particles can spray up into the air and affect your breathing. Knowing this important tile cutting safety tips will ensure that you do your tiling job properly and reduce the risk of injury or accidents as much as possible. It also helps to have the right tile cutting safety accessories. Keep reading to learn more.
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  4. The Top 15 Tile Cutters from Sigma, Montolit, Rubi, and Ishii

    Centura Tools is one of the best choices in Canada to get the right tile installation tools, products, and accessories from brands sourced from around the world. Some of the top brands we carry include Sigma, Montolit, TEC, Schluter, Rubi, Ishii, DeWalt, Stabila, Futura, and more. Keep reading for more information about choosing the best tile cutters for your project.
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  5. What’s the Difference between Grout, Mortars, and Thinset?

    When most homeowners decide to work on a home improvement project, it is often because they want to increase the value of their home. One of the most common your tile installation project to tackle during a kitchen or bathroom remodel is replacing old laminate with durable and beautiful tile. If renovating your kitchen or bathroom is on your to-do list, the first step is to understand the supplies that you need. Here's what you need to know about the difference between mortar, grout, and thinset.
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  6. Exterior Tile Installation: What Is the Role of Paver Support Systems?

    Some of the biggest challenges for tile installers are during exterior tile installations. These challenges include managing proper drainage and preventing damage to tiles, especially in harsh climates or areas where the temperature changes often. Due to these challenges, the paver support system was developed to make exterior installations much simpler and more successful. Here's what you need to know about paver support systems and how they are making exterior tile installation easier worldwide.
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  7. How to Extend the Life of Your Diamond Saw Blades

    Diamond saw blades are incredible tools. They make use of innovative technology to allow you to cut through the toughest surfaces. However, as powerful as they are, they need to be taken care of. Without proper care, they can be extremely delicate, and since they can cost a pretty penny, you will want to do your best to ensure that they last. Here are some tips to help you extend the life of your diamond blades.
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  8. Do’s and Don’ts for Wet and Dry Tile Cutting with Diamond Blades

    Chances are, you already know that there are two types of diamond blades for tiles: wet cutting diamond blades and dry cutting diamond blades. The blade you choose depends on the type of job you are doing, the machine you are putting the blade in, and the material you are cutting. Plus, you should also take into consideration your personal preferences when choosing the right blade for you.
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  9. Tool Guide for Cutting and Drilling Ceramic Tiles

    Ceramic tiles are tough surfaces, which makes them ideal for floors and walls in the home and for commercial purposes. However, you will require strong ceramic tile cutting and drilling tools to install them properly. There are a variety of options available, depending on your project needs, so here is our tool guide for cutting and drilling ceramic tiles.
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  10. Important Tips for Buying New Diamond Blades to Cut Tiles

    If you’re looking for new diamond blades for your tile saw or cutting machine, it’s important to choose carefully. There are certain aspects that ensure you are choosing the right diamond blades for tile cutting. Here’s what you need to know.
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