In reviewing the many great resources available on Houzz related to tile, we re-visited this article, “Let’s Talk Tile: An Alphabetical Guide to Tile Terminology“, by Janet Dunn July 14, 2017. It’s an excellent short-hand primer to learn the lingo of tile. Ms Dunn’s article covers many of the basic terms and concepts that one might run across when contemplating, researching, designing, or shopping for a tile project. It cover a broad range of essentials about types of material, while offering many distinctions that help to understand the function or use of specific types of tile. The article is a great tool and guide that covers so much ground, while explaining each item in a concise and straightforward manner. Check it out.