The Tile Guy is a small family operated business based in Port Orchard and serves the surrounding areas including but not limited to: Bainbridge Island, Poulsbo, Bremerton, Olalla, and Gig Harbor. Joseph Bouten, the owner of "The Tile Guy", is a professional and highly experienced tile setter with over 7 years of working in residential homes. Starting 2019, Joseph decided to begin the next phase in his career by becoming licensed, bonded, and insured to begin working as a sub-contractor for general contractors and directly with homeowners, with ambitious plans for expansion in the future.

Most Tile Businesses have a team that completes the job, Joseph is a one man team able to expertly transform a gutted bathroom or kitchen into a room of luxury that will improve the value of any home, while simultaneously creating a lavish environment to bathe and cook in that lifts the spirits of the homeowners and their visitors.

Joseph communicates clearly and works with homeowners or their general contractors to help make their vision a reality. Through his experience, Joseph is able to assess any job and formulate what needs to be done to make the job progress smoothly and in cooperation with other possible trade workers such as carpenters, plumbers, etc.

Though Joseph can do anything tile, some skills of note include:

  • Installation of Wedi shower systems and any in-floor heated system.

  • Installation, custom cuts, and polishing of any type of tile, stone, marble or granite for any pattern or style desired.

  • Precision tile demolition for whole room remodel or a simple repair.

  • Expert Installation of cement board, Dense Shield, Hardie  board, Schluter

  • Sealing and waterproofing

  • Creates custom shower benches, niche boxes, shelves, and shower mud pans.

  • Precision custom cuts for metal trim, pencil liners, window surrounds, decorative bands and details.

  • Experienced with all forms of grouting including epoxy grout.

Joseph has installed tile in many ways. In showers, walls to ceiling, ceilings, floors, bathtub surrounds, backsplashes, hallways, entryways, fireplaces, hearths, spice racks, and stairs.


If you have a vision of tile going anywhere, Joseph Bouten is the one you want to install it! Have a look though our photo gallery to view some of his previous work done over the years to see for yourself the level of detail and perfection that Joseph holds himself to.


If you have any questions, or ideas of work you would like done, please feel free to email, message or call The Tile Guy for further answers or advice.

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