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The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) is an educational institution that offers local, regional, and national training programs for consumers, installers, construction professionals, architects, designers, building inspectors and sales associates interested in the sale and installation of ceramic tile.

Established in 1947, the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) is a nonprofit trade association dedicated to the professional installation of ceramic tile and natural stone.  It is widely recognized as the largest and most respected tile contractors association in the world.

Welcome to John Bridge.com, home of the world’s friendliest and most informative tile advice forum, and the most visited tile information site on the Internet. While we are usually a humble and unpretentious group, I just can’t help telling you how proud I am of our success and the people who make it possible. I hope you find our website useful and enjoyable. 

The Ultimate installation tool for large tile and stone insuring a secure bond to substrates, tiles must be "back buttered" with setting material, especially 12" and larger sizes.