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Old is New: Cement Tile Makes a Comeback
"Cement tile is very much its own thing and its own art form. The tile maker mixes... confused with encaustic tile, the two are made with different methods and since both are... ement tile adds a beautiful touch to Mission and Mediterranean style homes and brings... cement tile's current Moorish-inspired patterns arise. Though it's often confused... resilient tile with a grace that disguises its utility. Here are some beautiful examples:..."
Out With the Old Tile: 8 Steps to Prep for Demolition
This isn't a light DIY project: You'll need heavy-duty tools and plenty of protection for your home and yourself
"for your tile demolition project. Pick up a framing hammer and get rid of your frustration... remove tile without cracking it? We have some beautiful old tile we'd like to reuse... bathroom tile and kitchen tile tested at a whopping 28 lead count, as do most tile in... remove tile without cracking it? We have some beautiful old tile we'd like to reuse... with the old school concrete mudded floors and tile - the removal side. When we work..."
Fit to be Tiled: Get Some Pattern on the Floor for Excitement Underfoot
Get all the visual delight of a rug with more durability by treating your floors to a pattern done up in tile
"treating your floors to a pattern done up in tile... ries, tile floors can be an exciting alternative to carpets or wood. There are myriad... zone, tile flooring with a pattern directs the eye downward, offering visual delight... subdued encaustic tile made of pigmented cement. Whatever your preference, when it... underfoot are tiles. Prized by the Egyptians, exalted by the Romans and Turks, and popular... comes to tile. It can be a shiny ceramic that allows precise, brilliant patterns, or..."
Past Squares with Present in Spanish Tile
Historic styles got modern updates at the 2012 Cevisama tile expo in Spain. Let your floors, walls and backsplashes reap the results
"Cevisama tile expo in Spain. Let your floors, walls and backsplashes reap the results... Cevisama: Tile Goes High-Tech | Wallpaper Inspires Tile Designs... Cevasima tile expo in Valencia, Spain, was the renaissance and updating of historic... all the tiles. I took oodles of pictures and even saw ancient peacock tiles which... kitchens with tiled counter tops Coincidentally, we ran a few centuries-old designs on tumbled..."
Old-School Swagger for a Modern Bath
Sepia photos, a leather-look floor and crisp finishes make for a room that’s dapper but appeals across the board
"leather-look floor and crisp finishes make for a room that’s dapper but appeals across the... on the floor tile, with the worn leather look Love the floor and vanity....the color... The floor tiles already look grungy in the close-up photo. I wouldn't like that... love the floor tile--and the bathroom as a whole! Looks like it might hide the way my... The floor tile is the star of the show here. The rich color, interesting texture..."
Bang for Your Buck: Herringbone Tile Floors
"Ordinary Tile Extraordinary for Extra Pizzazz Underfoot... pre-patterned tiles and mesh-mounted mosaics by laying standard rectangular tiles in a h... the age-old dilemma: You want to update your home. You want something that looks unique... inexpensive tile can be made instantly eye-catching without breaking the bank.... com for tile showrooms on the East Coast to find plank tiles to make the most of a... herringbone tile patterns lately...I agree with you, it adds flair & it makes me nostalgic..."
Houzz Tour: An Old Oregon Library Starts a New Chapter
With an addition and some renovation love, a neglected Craftsman building becomes a comfortable home and studio
"the main floor and 340 square feet in the basement; 2 bedrooms, 1½ bathrooms Remodel... wall and floor that appears to be a walled up fireplace? @inpdx, yes, you are right... home, or floor plan you have, it is always what you do with it, and what you place into... bathroom floor, etc., etc., etc. Yes, $450,000 is a lot of money, but probably somewhat... basement. My old neighborhood! Love the redo -- the area so deserves such attention. Fantastic..."
Your Floor: Two Tiles to Love
"quarry tiles are easy, lasting and unexpected... traditional tile categorizations: quarry tile and cement tile. Neither material is a new... Quarry tile was some of the earliest, mass-produced floor tile available, and cement... ceramic tile, using various types of tile for comparison. Two more options fall outside... cement tile first appeared in Southern France in the late 19th century. Quarry tile... Cement tile warrants consideration for its long life and jaw-dropping, distinctive..."
Transition Time: How to Connect Tile and Hardwood Floors
Plan ahead to prevent unsightly or unsafe transitions between floor surfaces. Here's what you need to know
"between floor surfaces. Here's what you need to know... bathroom's tile floor to the hardwood of another room is often given little forethought... or a floor assembly that's destined to fail. Most of the floor framing in North... ceramic tile, vinyl, carpet and hardwood to be used on floors. But these days most... stone tile. Many also want the tile to transition seamlessly from one room to the... of the floor tile. Did the floor installer not leave behind a T-mould transition..."
Your Floor: How to Find Right Stone Tile
"use on floors for centuries and for very good reason. Stone tile brings the colors... stone tile for your floor. Order enough material to complete the job in one shipment... with any flooring material, get a case or two extra. If you have to repair a floor later... stone tile materials: slate, travertine, sandstone, granite and marble. Which one... worst tiles. Can you recommend a stone/tile flooring that I can use in the kitchen..."
Accent Your Tile Floor with a Border
"your next tile floor design, how about incorporating a coordinating or contrasting accent... gives your floor a finished appearance. Although there is some overlap with tile rugs... perimeter of a tiled area, and the tile inside the border is the same as the outside.... range of old cement patterned floor tiles.Please visite our web site for more information... Silestone tile with decorative metal divider strips interdesign, great photos, thanks..."
Get Floored by Creative Use of Tile
Don't get stuck in a subway-tile rut. Unlock the imaginative power of tile for floors and walls that will knock their socks off
"subway-tile rut. Unlock the imaginative power of tile for floors and walls that will... percent of tile's capability too. I love staggered subway tile as much as the next girl... predictable. Tile is so much more than rectangular pieces of clay. It can add art, shine... look at tile's possibilities in a whole new way. I think we're ready for the other... subway tile- most are way too busy . The patchwork floor looks like an old quilt -..."
Floor-to-Ceiling Tile Takes Bathrooms Above and Beyond
Generous tile in a bathroom can bounce light, give the illusion of more space and provide a cohesive look
"erous tile in a bathroom can bounce light, give the illusion of more space and provide... surge in floor-to-ceiling tiled walls. Designers and builders are paying careful attention... the same tile throughout a smaller space can help make it look bigger while reflecting... ceramic tiles with white grout to colorful mosaics, from vintage Victorian to futuristic... right tile, floor to ceiling tile can be absolutely stunning! These are just some..."
Classic Subway Tiles Go Uptown
"subway tiles became common in the early 20th century. Their durability and easy-to-clean... subway tiles, usually white, have flat, smooth, highly glazed surfaces and are most... in the tiling. We finished it black and white hexagonal tile floor. I also found... color tile! All of these tiles were from Discount Tile Outlet or from HDepot or... marble floor tiles. Put regular size subway for 1/2 the wall and large tiles for..."
Pep Up With Patchwork Tiles
Don't call them crazy — quilt-style tile patterns are bringing energy and playfulness to walls, countertops and even floors
"quilt-style tile patterns are bringing energy and playfulness to walls, countertops and... mixing tiles of various patterns and colors for a similar effect. The result will... entryway floor or worn tabletop, and the patchwork pattern will certainly turn heads... ement-tile/Patchwork.html. I was cautioned against using encaustic tile anywhere... neutral tiles? Attaching picture of pattern tiles we made for an artist's gallery display..."