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 […]
7 Ways to Clean and Maintain Tile Floors
You have a myriad of choices when choosing the flooring for your home. The most popular choice is tile because of its beauty and its easy maintenance. Cleaning tile floors may sound like a tiresome chore, but it is really quite easy. Here are some steps that will help keep your floor looking nice.
Sanded vs. Unsanded Grout: Which is Better?
How hard can installing tile floors be? Well, if you’re a patient perfectionist armed with good information, maybe it’s not too hard for a DIY project. Your results couldn’t be worse than if you hired a contractor off of a list site, right? Before you start, you’ll need to know, among a multitude of other important […]
5 Benefits of Glass Tile Backsplash
Are you planning to remodel your kitchen and can’t decide which type of backsplash material will be the most beneficial? Glass tile may be the solution. Glass is being used extensively in modern kitchen designs, not only for the beauty it provides but for the number of advantages glass has over other common materials.
Fall in Love with the Look of Ledgestone
If you are looking for a way to give an artistic, unique finish to the interior walls of your home, ledgestone may be the answer. Whether you are renovating or starting from scratch, ledgestone panels can provide a simple, cost-effective and efficient solution to turning any plain, dull wall into a display of architectural beauty.
Decorating with Handmade Tiles Gives Your Home that Extra Something
Tile is easily the most versatile medium for decorating your home. With abundant shapes, colors and materials to choose from, you can personalize any space to suit your style. Plus, tile brings a weightiness to your home decor. Whether it’s natural stone, ceramic, porcelain, glass or metal, tile fills even the most humble of homes with elegance, style and substance.
Subway Tiles Are Always on Trend
When considering your home decor goals, whether for new construction or a remodeling project, you hope to avoid design fads that trend, peak and decline. Once on the decline, your investment begins to look dated and drab. But one element in wall applications never loses its appeal. That would be the use of subway tiles in, but […]
Mees Distributors, Now Offering Vitromex Tiles
Vitromex tiles have been gaining in popularity due to their modern designs that provide an aesthetic similar to marble or hardwood. Plus, they don’t come with the high-end pricing typically associated with those materials. Mees Distributors, Inc., offers several collections to choose from and has gained a reputation in Ohio for being a high quality […]
Hexagon Tiles Remain a Popular Choice
When you decide you want to purchase tiles, you want to give some serious thought into the tile design itself. Colors are generally easy to decide on because they are going to complement their surroundings, such as your wall and cabinet color. However, when it comes to the design itself, there’s a little more room […]
Pebbled Tile Adds a Natural Feel to Bathroom Designs
Many homeowners look for ways to incorporate natural elements into their interior design scheme. Bringing the outdoors in has long been a focus in home decorating, and many homeowners go a step beyond by mirroring nature in the building materials and finishes that they select for their homes. One of the most powerful current trends […]
Love the Look of Wood Floors? Specialty Tiles May Fit the Bill
Many homeowners love the look of natural wood flooring. Wood provides a feeling of warmth and imparts an immediate sense of comfort within a home. Unfortunately, wood floors are not always practical or possible for a number of reasons. Homeowners should know that it is possible to recreate the look of wood flooring with tile, […]
Why You Shouldn’t Buy Tile From Big Box Stores
The type of tile you choose to install in the kitchen or bathroom can have a significant effect on the finished look, so it is important that you have the highest quality product for the task at hand. Shopping at a big box store for tile may seem like the best option, but in the […]
What are the Advantages of Granite Countertops?
Granite is a winning choice of materials for any indoor or outdoor space. The intense effort involved in its production leaves a finished product that is virtually indestructible. The durability of granite comes from its volcanic origins and we doubt that you could do anything to damage it. The earth has been producing granite for […]
Should You Worry About Radon in Your Granite Countertop?
Most people cringe when they hear that there are radioactive elements found in their granite countertops. The truth is that the amount of radiation that is in granite is not emitted at dangerous levels. Here’s what you need to know. How is Granite Created? When magma, a molten rock that is stored below the Earth’s […]