Tile saws are widely used to make precision cuts, like for cutting ceramic tiles or glass bottles for recycling purposes. They consist of a diamond blade that can be changed according to the needs at hand. Wet tile saws are used for commercial, tile-fitting purposes along with artistic purposes. 

Know types of tile saws
There are three main types of tile saws 
  • Table saws with a fixed table and a motor that is mounted underneath 
  • Table saws with the motor mounted overhead and a sliding motion of the table into the blade
  • Bridge saws 
Read up on the uses of all three kinds of saws and buy the kind that suits your needs the most. 

Read Reviews
With so many brands and manufacturers for tools available, it may be quite a tedious task, selecting the best tile saws that are ideal in your price range and in the kind of functionality you need. In this case it may be imperative to read reviews of all the manufacturers online before buying one that suits your needs. It is a simple and reliable way to obtain the appropriate tool without facing too many issues. 

Consider the Size of the Tile and the area
The size of the tile that you wish to cut through must also be considered. A tile saw used for light work must not be used on a large, heavy tile as it may damage the motor and the blade. The same way, using a blade used for larger tiles may hamper the precision of cutting a smaller more delicate tile. A more robust, heavy-duty tile saw will be needed for covering a large area of, say, 1000 square feet. Smaller cutters will make the job very difficult and time consuming. 

Manual or motorized
Tile saws are available in both, hand operated and automatic varieties. The heavy, automatic kinds are undoubtedly more expensive than the light duty, hand operated kinds. Since all kinds of tile saws require water to cool the blade down so as to prevent such damage, very heavy-duty saws would also need more water to cool the mechanism down. It is therefore useful to consider the reason why you are being a tile saw before making the transaction. For example, if you are buying a saw for purely aesthetic work as a hobbyist artist or such then heavy machines are a waste. Hand operated, light machinery would serve both, your purpose and your pocket well. 

Precision matters
It cannot be stressed enough on how you should always understand the kind of precision you want for your work before doing serious work with your saw. Read up tutorials online on how to make basic cuts and when you have mastered those, move on to curves, corners, slices and slivers that suit your tile saw need per se. Learn how to remove slivers from the side of the cut tile as well. These tutorials will help in making you master the tile saw.