I Should Be Waterproofing My What

I Should Be Waterproofing My What – I thought It was Waterproof? I recently started researching on a company called Schluter Systems. You’re probably asking yourself, “why this company?”. My simple answer, because my Mom is the Office Manager at Mann Tile. You can guess, she is always talking to me about her work. I was intrigued when Read More …

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It’s What’s Inside Your Shower That Counts

Remains of a failed shower in Englewood… You are looking at some debris in our dumpster from a shower we demoed and re-tiled. Can you “spot” the problem? This shower looked good on the outside, but then again you can buy a really nice looking toilet too. Just like the old saying, “You can’t judge Read More …

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Shower Failure occurs in 75% of Tiled Showers..

Read on to find out why showers fail.. Below you will learn the effects and common cause of shower failure.  It’s not all pretty but needs to told! How do I know if my shower is failing? Great question! In fact, that is an excellent question! I’ve seen thousands of showers and have learned where Read More …

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Our Story of Mann Tile in Englewood

Our Story of Mann Tile in Englewood… The story of how we opened Mann Tile in Englewood, FL. It was 1998… in October when my wife Judy and I set up housekeeping in Englewood, Florida.  We were coming from a short stay in Missouri and before that Colorado.  I had told the store owners I Read More …

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In Which Mann Tile Comes to the Rescue

So, on Palm Island, there was this tiled porch. Nothing too spectacular, but it doesn’t look too bad either. The only trouble was that it was not waterproofed properly… and was becoming dangerous. So we went to work taking out two layers of existing tile. Here you can see both layers of tile, plus the Read More …

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Schluter School and Coverings

First off, Josiah and I (Carissa) got to attend Schluter School! We learned lots and had fun getting our hands (and feet, in my case.) dirty. For Josiah, this was almost a normal day, since he does this for a living–for me, it was a fun new adventure. Josiah is definitely way better at spreading Read More …

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