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How About a Wavy Helix for Your Home?
Polish Your Bathroom's Look With Wrapped Tile
Corner the market on compliments for your bathroom renovation by paying attention to where the walls meet and the edges round
"piece of tile folds around a corner, as the same size tile and pattern are used. If... If the tile has veining or graining, the same tile is used side by side in the corner... like the tile was bent into position. Tile layout can make or break a bathroom renovation... pleasing tile design. Here you'll see how wrapped corners and the right tile layout... pping tile around a tub or shower's curves and corners is a wonderful touch that..."
Shape Up Your Surfaces With New Tile Textures and Forms
Take your walls and floors to a different dimension with innovative sculptural tiles, as shown at the 2013 Coverings expo
"sculptural tiles, as shown at the 2013 Coverings expo... taking tile there. Tile not only has taken on textures like damask, stacked stone... sculptural tiles adding new dimensions to walls. Tiles bump, undulate, weave, wave, crimp... between tiles upside down. Here are some of the most interesting innovations I saw... stone and tile show in Atlanta.... ready to tile my entire house. The tile in that first photo would look so awesome on..."
8 Top Tile Types for Your Kitchen Backsplash
Backsplash designs don't have to be set in stone; glass, mirror and mosaic tiles can create kitchen beauty in a range of styles
"mosaic tiles can create kitchen beauty in a range of styles... point. Tile tends to be the most popular choice — for its flexibility in style, budget... intriguing tiles can add to your kitchen's unique look.... when he tiled our kitchen, too. The house I grew up in had tile counters, tile walls... backsplash tiles - http://custom-tiles.com/tile-durability They meet NSF-UL requirements... cheaper tile, I would run a half section of the tile horizontally just above the countertop..."
Dream Tile, Sensational Style
From intricate mosaics to large-scale porcelain, splurgeworthy tiles create a luxurious air in the bath and beyond
"splurgeworthy tiles create a luxurious air in the bath and beyond... glass tile exploded in the 1990s, the first glass tiles were made more than 2,000... ceramic tile has been dated back as far as 8000 BCE? And though the availability and... with tile, and spent several years teaching classes in mosaic art at the UCSD Craft... jaw-dropping tile applications I could find. Some are luxurious, covering hundreds of square..."
Dip Into a Watery Blue Bathroom
"bathroom tiles, and www.everythingtileandstone.com to learn more about, well, tile and... handmade tiles in shades of aqua and white and was inspired a few months ago by the... different tile shapes in limited quantities but we managed to make it all work together... in the tile. It really works well with the crisp white. I love the one by Dick Clark... Mosaic Tiles have been an obsession lately as we've just introduced a removable w..."
How to Install a Tile Backsplash
If you've got a steady hand, a few easy-to-find supplies and patience, you can install a tile backsplash in a kitchen or bathroom
"install a tile backsplash in a kitchen or bathroom... haven't set tile before, practice setting a few rows of tiles on a scrap of plywood until... cutting tiles and gloves when handling cut tile. Use caution with all power equipment... and a tile backsplash is one of those little details. A backsplash not only looks... basic tiling skills and a little practice, transforming your kitchen could be one... expense of tiles. Try faux glass mosaic tile vinyl wallcovering in 9 colorways that can..."
Contractor Tips: How to Install Tile Flawlessly
"single tile, pull from these tips for expert results... great-looking tile job takes more than just picking beautiful tile. Preparation, planning... joints in tile workCut: Tiles that must be trimmed to fit against a wall or other ob... Remember, tile is for the long haul. These tips will help ensure that your installation... to set tilesScreed: A flat wood or metal board used to level mortar or concrete before... to: Lay tile parallel toJolly trim: A finishing and edge-protection profile for the..."
Subway Tile Picks Up Gray Grout
Heading into darker territory, subway tile offers a graphic new look for kitchens, bathrooms and more
"subway tile offers a graphic new look for kitchens, bathrooms and more... 3-by-6-inch tiles, commonly known as subway tiles, are a staple of kitchen and bathroom... of each tile, adding depth and interest to a space. The wider set the tiles are, the... classic tile: It's affordable and uncontroversial — and best of all, it's usually in... subway tile is ever popular, but a style that has been gaining in popularity in recent..."
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
"underfoot are tiles. Prized by the Egyptians, exalted by the Romans and Turks, and popular... ries, tile floors can be an exciting alternative to carpets or wood. There are myriad... comes to tile. It can be a shiny ceramic that allows precise, brilliant patterns, or... encaustic tile made of pigmented cement. Whatever your preference, when it comes to... to tile, pattern rules underfoot. Whether it’s used for a damp application or a hi..."
Mosaic Tile Designs That’ll Thrill You to Bits
Whether you go for simple stones or imaginative expressions, a mosaic can turn any surface into a work of art
"mosaic tiles are one of the world’s oldest art forms. Few other creations in human... mosaic tile continues to be an integral part of our homes, parks and public spaces... mosaic tile is extremely versatile. Just about anything is possible with mosaics,... bubble tiles. I love the contrast between the organic (the wavy mosaic and the view... resin tiles and even the shape of the tiles can be changed to fit any project you..."
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... iling tiled walls. Designers and builders are paying careful attention to universal... 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... floor tile in the tub/shower area and tile 4' up the other walls with wavy sea glass..."
Bathroom Surfaces: Ceramic Tile Pros and Cons
Learn the facts on this popular material for bathroom walls and floors, including costs and maintenance needs, before you commit
"ceramic tiles is endless, which can make finding just the right tile very difficult... heavy tile can be difficult to install. Curious if ceramic tile will work in your... ceramic tile is a popular choice for bathroom finishes. If you're drawn to color and... stone tiles and now it is either glass tiles or subway tiles. If you don't like... random tiles.... TILE TIP: Lighting Ceramic Tile Everyone should remember that you..."
Epoxy vs. Cement Grout — What's the Difference?
Grout is grout, right? Nope. Cement and epoxy versions have different appearances, durability and rules of installation
"among tile contractors and builders. I find new benefits every time I use this product... how the tile is wavy and I feared a silicone joint would not look as nice. For the... marble tile - we had never tackled a tile job before and despite warnings that this... Porcelain tiles? Ceramic tiles? Limestone? Honed travertine? Is it possible to cover... three tiles in height. I left 1/4" expansion room at the ceiling which was filled..."
How to Use the Chevron Pattern in Home Design
"little bit wavy but with more of a hardened edge. Despite being a bold and tough design... evoke that wavy, undulating relaxed feeling that lies beneath this design. Of course... Chevron tiles, too. I like the narrower V's in this particular tile pattern. Pay attention... pired tile doesn't have to just be on the floor. It can add a great sense of texture... Chevron tiles as well. The curtains here have a Chevron pattern that really makes the..."