Dear Do-It-Yourselfer,

Not much can top the feeling of tackling a home project yourself. You spend countless weekends chipping away at it, exhausted from the time and physical strain, to one day being able to sit back and admire your work. We get it; it’s empowering. As construction professionals, WE ARE do-it-yourselfers. But there are a few […]

Tile and Grout Cleaning

You have invested time and money in your beautiful tile.  Yet over time, tile in all locations can lose its shine.  Special care is needed to keep your tile—and its surrounding grout—in tip top shape.  Professional cleaning can spare you the time and energy to maintain the results that scrubbing and mopping just can’t provide. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Getting to Know Grout

The Importance of Grout Every Batman needs his Robin. In the world of home projects, if tiles are Batman, then grout is Robin… It is the wind beneath tile’s wings. Although it may not be the headlining star, it plays an extremely important supporting role. The type of grout you use can make or break […]

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, […]

Cleaning Marble Tile Is Easier Than You’ve Been Told

Marble is a very popular choice for tiling. It comes in a wide variety of colors and patterns and (bonus) is less expensive than many other popular solid tile materials. There are drawbacks, however, the main one being that if you use the wrong thing to clean it, you’ll get dull spots, called etching.  Etching […]