Step-by-Step Instructions for Removing Countertops Safely For New Ones
When it comes to home remodeling, the first place many homeowners consider is the kitchen, because just a small remodel in the kitchen can dramatically improve the look and resale value of your home. One of the easiest places to start is by replacing the countertops. Installing new countertops is not only an easy upgrade, […]
Steps to Removing Your Kitchen’s Tile Backsplash
Are you tired of your dull, boring kitchen? Updating your tile backsplash with a simple DIY home improvement project can dramatically change the look of your entire kitchen. The best part is that you can complete the entire project in as little as one weekend. Just follow these steps:
What Material is Best for My Kitchen Countertops?
One of the most noticeable features of your kitchen is the countertops, so it is essential that you choose a countertop material that is attractive as well as durable. There are a lot of natural stone options to choose from, so how do you choose which material is the best for your kitchen and your […]
Steps on How to Accurately Measure Your Countertops
Calculating the square footage of your kitchen or bathroom countertops may sound like a daunting task, but as long as you follow the simple steps below, you will get through it with no trouble at all. Heard the old adage “Measure twice, cut once?” This is excellent advice for DIYers who are ready to whip out […]
Why Granite Countertops are Such a Good Investment
Whether you are building your home from the ground up or planning a complete kitchen remodel, incorporating granite countertops into your kitchen design is a very popular choice. Granite countertops add an incredible appeal to your kitchen and bring a gorgeous natural product into your living space. Not to mention, granite countertops will increase your […]
Restoration and Cleaning Tips For Antique Marble and Granite
Many homeowners love the look and feel of natural stone, and go to great lengths to include marble and granite within the design of their homes. Whether through flooring, countertops, wall tiles or even fireplace surrounds, marble and granite can greatly enhance the appeal of any home. Another way to bring these natural products into […]
Quartz vs. Quartzite: Which is Better for Your Home?
Quartz and quartzite are some of the most commonly confused kitchen countertop materials, but in actuality, they are completely different. Each comes with its own collection of benefits and drawbacks, so it is important to evaluate your needs and preferences carefully in determining which option is best for you. Here’s what you need to know […]
Best Types of Flooring Over Heated Floors
Having your floors equipped with radiant heating is one of the most luxurious add-ons for your home. There’s nothing quite like stepping onto a warm floor on a cold winter morning, keeping your toes warm throughout the day. However, when it comes to flooring materials, some are better than others at evenly distributing the heat […]
Capture the Glamour of Marble with Our Affordable New Collection
Marble has long been a staple of elegant home design all over the world, a trend that continues to this day. Although it lost its luster for a few years due to the rise in popularity of materials like granite and quartz, this traditional stone is back with a trending vengeance. The reason for the […]
2017 Trends to Make Your Kitchen Stand Out
Your kitchen is one of the most important rooms in your home and one where you probably spend a significant amount of your time each day. As such, you’ll want it to be an area that you aesthetically enjoy. Here are some of the top kitchen trends for 2017 to help you take this room […]
How to Properly Clean Your Porcelain Tile
Porcelain tiles are one of the most common types of tile used for floors, backsplashes and shower walls. Not only do porcelain tiles provide a beautiful and classic look to almost any space in your home but they are also moisture resistant and fire resistant. Tile stores have a large selection of shapes, colors and […]
Now Carrying Elegant Stone and Elysium Mosaic!
At Mees Distributors, we know how challenging it can be to find the perfect tile or stone to complete a space–so we’re always looking for opportunities to broaden our selection. As of this month, we now carry Elegant Stone porcelain and ceramic tiles. We’ve also partnered with Elysium Mosaic, a beautiful line available for order […]
Tips to Help You Maintain Your Tile Fireplace
Winters in Ohio can get bitterly cold, and having a fireplace is a great way to provide additional heat to your home. It also creates a warming atmosphere that makes your house feel so cozy and welcoming. All of that can be ruined if your fireplace is looking a little grimy. You know how important it is […]
Which Tile Trends Should You Try in 2017?
It’s hard to believe, but soon we’ll be ringing in the new year, and with it an abundance of new interior design and tile trends! If you’re planning a remodel in 2017, now is the time to explore your options to see which of next years’ hottest trends resonate with you. Here’s a sneak peak […]
Why It’s Important to Use a Grout Sealer
When it comes to sealing the grout on your brand new tile installation, the professionals seem to be divided. While most come down on the side of sealing, others counsel against it. For tile projects that will never see a drop of water, wine, oil or any other liquid, why go to the trouble of […]
Which Tile Grout is Right for Your Job: Epoxy or Cement?
Professional tile installers know all of the ins and outs of grout, which to use for each type of job plus all the pros and cons of the different products available. But what about the DIYers and those learning the trade? You have a lot to consider before landing on the right tile grout for […]
Measuring for Your Backsplash Tile
Installing a kitchen backsplash is a great way to add your own personal touch to the overall kitchen design. Backsplash tile can be made from almost any type of material and there is a wide range of colors, shapes, and sizes to choose from. Installing backsplash tile is a quick and easy DIY project, but […]
How To Choose A Kitchen Backsplash
In a heavily used kitchen, polished stone or tile backsplashes make cleaning up the splatters easy. If you’re remodeling your kitchen or simply thinking of adding backsplashes for a simple update, you might feel a bit overwhelmed by the dizzying array of materials and colors available. Should you go with current trends, something classic or forge your own […]
Make Your Bathroom Look Bigger with Mosaic Tiles
There are certain rooms in your home that seem like the walls are closing in on you every time you walk into them. Every time you turn around, it feels as though you’re bumping into a corner even if the corner is nowhere near you. Why can even a semi-spacious area feel so small? Believe […]
5 Creative Uses for Leftover Tile
Whether you unknowingly bought too much tile for your latest remodeling project or you intentionally bought extra “just in case,” rather than storing the extra tiles in the garage or tossing them out, you should repurpose them for a creative project! From backsplashes to side tables, here are five project ideas to get you started […]