Mosaic Tile: Taking Your Project from Blah to Wow!
Mosaic tiles. They’ve been around a long time. Just the word mosaic brings to mind instant images of famous buildings around the world, installed by brilliant craftsman centuries ago. Modern mosaic tile adds gorgeous, intricate designs to any room, and getting that beautiful look is much easier than in Ancient Greece and Rome. Coming in […]
Subway Tile: Giving a Fresh Face to a Classic Design
Subway tile originated in New York City in 1904. When the subway system there opened, passengers were enamored with the look. The popularity of subway tile swelled, and now it is making a comeback with that same classic style, but a massive variety of colors and a little more flash. From the kitchen to the […]
Tile Your Fireplace
Looking for an easy upgrade to your fireplace? Try tile! Tiling a fireplace is an inexpensive way to create a dramatic new look for your home. The small square footage creates an opportunity for big return on costs, and with a wide range of styles and materials, every tiled fireplace can be unique. By focusing […]
Have Allergies? Consider Tile.
It’s probably not something you’ve ever thought about, but the type of flooring you use can have a huge impact on your health. If you or a loved one suffer from allergies or asthma, there are important factors to consider, beyond just the color and flooring type. While natural stone is beautiful, not only is it […]
Advantages of Stone Alternatives
There is no denying that real stone materials are all the rage in home design. Marble, limestone, slate, and granite (maybe you’ve heard of these kinds of countertops, once or twice perhaps?) are HGTV darlings. Natural stone is beautiful, durable and versatile. Unfortunately, it is also outrageously expensive, not economically-friendly, and extremely high maintenance. Fortunately, […]
Increase the Resell Value of Your Home in Time for the Spring Housing Market
If you are planning to resell your house, a little planning can go a long way. You’ll want to make arrangements to have your house ready to be listed when it’s time to put it on the market, and there’s no better time to put a house on the market than springtime. Spring is such […]
Give the Gift of Tile
Has your wife been thinking about renovating the kitchen with some stone tile flooring and a backsplash? Or maybe your husband has been dreaming of a stone patio since you moved into the house. Christmas is nearly upon us, and what better gift could you give than the gift of tile? If you think about […]
5 Reasons to Remodel the Kitchen
Outside of the living room, the kitchen is the room in the house where the most memories are made. I remember making blueberry muffins with my aunt, learning how to make scrambled eggs with my mom, trying to make bread-and-ketchup pizzas with my sister. From breakfast conversations to baking goodies with kids, few things bring […]