Renovation Challenge Week 3: The Right Tile for Your Space

Posted October 16, 2019

We’re halfway to the finish line and everything’s starting to take shape just in time for voting this week!

This is one of our favorite weeks because our amazing DIYers are talking tile and giving you the inside scoop on everything you need to know about turning your inspirations into reality.

Plus, our wonderful judges weigh-in with their impressions for the first time this season! 

Check it all out and don’t forget to vote!  

Here’s a quick recap of where everyone landed in Week 3. 

Bethany Crisp takes you on a tour of all the tile possibilities she looked in to before making her final selections. See what she landed on for her bathroom. 

Carmen Smith gives great advice on where to even start selecting tile options. For example, would you want the tile to be a focal point or a nice backdrop? 

Cracking the case for first-time DIYers on large format tile and all its benefits is Chelsea Johnson. Be sure to also check out what Lyndsey Ashdown has been up to in prepping her bathroom for the tiling phase. Thankfully she shares all you need to know on cement board, along with Nicole Pankopp and Monica Chavez. Monica also talks all about how to properly prep your tile with multiple designs to create one cohesive look.  

Giving some great tips on everything you need to know about building a shower from scratch is Jessie Ecker. She gives you the lowdown on what to keep in mind about floor slants and the best tiles for a shower pan. 

Jill Stout is keeping things zen with her tile selections, while Kelsey and Ryan break down their reasons for their tile picks and share plans to install in a creative way for an added wow factor. 

To top it off, you can take everything you’ve learned about tile selections and begin installing your own tile floor with a great how-to from Emily Buys.

We hope you’ve enjoyed learning about all things tile! Now, it’s your turn to take your new skills and put them to the test in your next renovation.

Keep up with all the Renovation Challenge designers to see their progress and get more tile and design tips. 

Don’t forget to vote for your favorite designs, voting is open and they need your help. 

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