DIY Tile Installation Resource Center


We do not install tile, but if you're a Tile Lines customer we're more than happy to coach you through your tile installation. Below, we have a plethora of links, pages, and resources for Do-It-Yourselfers and Weekend Warriors.

 

If you'd rather hire a tile installer, please visit our list of recommended Contractors & Installers

 

We do install granite, quartzite, and quartz countertops. To learn more about our slab countertop program, visit our Natural Stone or Quartz countertops pages.

In-Store Installation Advice


Our staff can tell you the right way to install tile

Stop by our store and we'll tell you the tricks of the trade.

 

Are you installing tile yourself, or do you just want to make sure your contractors are handling your remodel correctly? Let us guide you through the process! Our staff has set tile, attended training seminars, and learned everything they can to help you with your project.

 

In our showroom, we have three full-scale displays of the Wedi waterproof and mold-proof shower system, samples of Ditra Heat under-tile heating system, over 100 grout color samples, and all of the tools you'll need for your project. Get everything you need, all in one place.

Rental Tools


Need to bring out the heavy equipment to get your project done? We rent wet saws, polishers, and several other useful tools for tiling.

 

Visit our Rental Page for terms and rates.

 

100% Waterproof Custom Shower Systems


Build your dream shower in a few hours, be ready for tile same day with our easy-to-install, lightweight, and 100% waterproof shower systems.

 

Set up a free in-store design consultation and we'll help you choose the right shower system for your specific project.

253-872-0449 or info@tilelines.com

 

Wedi Shower System

  • Our most readily available shower system, almost all components in stock daily
  • Completely customizable
  • Pre-sloped tileable shower pans, premade shelf and bench options available
  • German-made product
  • 30+ years of industry use
  • Endorsed by Bryan Baeumler of HGTV's Disaster DIY
  • Full line of online installation videos

Schluter Kerdi Shower System

  • The most shower drain design and color options of any shower system, including linear drains and square drains in different designs and finishes such as polished chrome, stainless, oil rubbed bronze, brushed nickel, brass, and copper
  • Completely customizable
  • Pre-sloped tileable shower pans, premade shelf and bench options available
  • German-made product
  • 30+ years of industry use
  • Endorsed by Mike Holmes of HGTV's Holmes on Holmes
  • Full line of online installation videos

Grout & Caulk


We stock Caulk in many colors - Just a short drive from Renton, Auburn, or Federal Way

Grout is a necessity for tile installations. We detail the pros and cons of the different types of grout and tell you how to use them.

 

Visit our Grout Page for everything related to choosing and installing grout and color-matching caulking, and check out our grout cleaning and maintenance page.

Installation Supplies


We keep dozens of different installation supplies in our showroom.

Thinset, trowels, grout floats, spacers, waterproofing, underlayments, in-floor heat systems, leveling systems, and more... we stock all of the products and tools you need to set your tile!

 

Visit our Supplies Page for a list of products we stock and sell.

We keep dozens of different installation supplies in our showroom.

First time installing tile? Get the Bucket Bundle! A $130+ value for just $99. Includes 3.5 gal bucket, 3 sponges , 1/2x1/2" notched trowel, 1/4x1/4" notched trowel, margin trowel, grout float, paddle mixer, 3-in-1 spacers, rub stone, knee pads, gloves (either rubber latex or nitrile), safety glasses, and wax pencil.