Quartz vs. Quartzite: What is the difference?
Remodeling your kitchen? Looking for some insight on what material to use for your countertops? I’m sure you have come across the words “Quartz” and “Quartzite” many times during your research. What really is the difference, you’re wondering? Here at Mees Distributors Inc, we get the daily phone calls asking if we carry Quartz, […]
How to Maintain Terracotta Tile
If you have or plan to install terracotta tiles on your floor, you need to know how best to maintain them. Terracotta performs much like natural stone or concrete but with the exquisite charm of man-made, kiln-fired clay tile. If you install natural terracotta, which has a rough surface, you should have it professionally sealed. The clay […]
Terracotta Tile: What You Need to Know
Are you planning to apply your tax return to a little home improvement this year? If your plans include tile, you might consider the benefits of terracotta. Tile as iconic as terracotta creates an old-world ambiance anywhere in your home. From Spanish hacienda and Southwestern designs to Old Italian country villa styles, terracotta offers rustic elegance to any room. […]
Switchplate Covers: How to Choose the Best Ones for Your Kitchen
When you redo your kitchen or any other room in your home, you rightfully focus on walls, floors, cabinets, lights and appliances. You usually don’t think about switchplates. And yet, you see these fixtures every time you switch a light off and on or plug in a device. So picking the right covers can accent […]
How to Remodel Your Kitchen and Increase Your Home’s Value
The kitchen is where you have your morning coffee, prep your meals, and even do homework with the kids. It’s no surprise that every current and future homeowner wants a kitchen that’s up-to-date and well-decorated. You can easily add more value to your home when remodeling your kitchen with the following tips in mind.
Tips for Regrouting Your Tile Flooring
Tile flooring is a great way to make your home look elegant and classy. However, over time, the grout between the tiles can become dingy and dirty, destroying the look you are trying to convey. Because of this, it is necessary to regrout your floors from time to time. Here are some of our top tips […]
Tips for Choosing the Right Grout Color
Tile flooring is a fantastic way to create an elegant look in your home. Tile floors are easy to clean and can withstand the rigors of high-traffic areas of your house. Choosing the right tile is an important aspect, but selecting the appropriate grout color is just as important. Here’s what you need to know.
Is Granite Really Heat Resistant?
Granite countertops are among the most beautiful natural stone countertop options available. They’re stunning, equally at home in traditional and contemporary kitchens, and practically impervious to damage. Because granite is a volcanic rock, it’s been used for thousands of years as a surface, building material, and carving stone. Today, it’s one of the top choices […]
3 Brilliant Ways to Use Tile For DIY Christmas Gifts
Level up your gift-giving this year with DIY projects that are sure to make a lasting impression! Handmade gifts add a lasting touch, and when you pair your crafty expertise with natural stone or ceramic tiles, you’ll get gorgeous heirlooms that recipients will adore for years. Here’s how!
How to Choose the Proper Grout and Tile Sealer for Your Restaurant
Once you finish laying down a new tile floor in your restaurant, you will want to seal it. Protecting the tiles and grout lines is the critical last step in the installation process. A properly sealed tile floor is better at resisting stains and can help keep odors from permeating into your flooring. But there are a lot of different sealant brands […]
Four Reasons to Choose Tile for Your Restaurant
The flooring in a restaurant takes all kinds of abuse. From spills to wet and muddy shoes, restaurants need to choose a floor which not only looks great but can maintain its appearance year after year. A tile floor offers many benefits over other flooring options.
Choosing the Best Countertop for Your Bar
When it comes to choosing the right material for your residential or commercial bar’s countertop, you’ll find that there are a number of options available. However, certain types of materials offer more advantages than others. Keep the following considerations in mind as you weigh your bar countertop options.
Tips For Keeping Ceramic Subway Tile Clean
In our previous blog post, we offered ideas for ceramic subway tiles based on the latest trends. We also want you to know how to clean these tiles in order to keep them in excellent condition for years to come. After you’ve had subway tile installed, they’ll need regular cleaning to reduce the risk of […]
How to Choose Granite for Your Fireplace Project
Installing or remodeling a fireplace is a great way to add value and beauty to your home. Part of the process involves choosing the material used to create the fireplace surround. This is a choice that will define the look and feel of the room and is something that homeowners should pay close attention to. […]
Why Granite is Great for Your Fireplace
When installing a fireplace, regardless of the type you choose to install in your home, there are several choices you will need to make including the materials you will use. There are several materials and options to choose from such as brick, marble or granite. Although each of these options are great, several benefits come […]
How to Create Floors that Flow
If you are redoing the flooring in your home, natural stone or tile may be the way for you to go. These stunning materials not only look great but are easy to clean as well, so you can save time on cleaning your home and spend more time with your family. Your floors are so […]
Why Natural Stone Is Best for Your Patio
The weather is still beautiful and warm, so it’s not too late to start thinking about remodeling your patio. Your home’s outdoor space is just as important as the indoor, so don’t neglect this versatile area. The biggest patio trend these days is making your outdoor area feel like an extension of the interior. One […]
How to Remove Hard Water Stains on Pool Tiles
Now that you have your pool tile selected and installed, knowing how to properly maintain it is the next step. Hard water stains are a common problem for pool tile, and it’s important to know how to clean it if it does occur. The following information is courtesy of our team of professionals to help you remove […]
How to Choose the Right Tile for Your Pool
Have you stopped dreaming about building a pool in your backyard this summer and already met with your contractors to start construction? If you have, you know there are many questions you need to answer. Most homeowners spend the most time considering questions concerning the size and shape of their future pool, but tend to forget about […]
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, […]