3565 brick set tile Stories
Roots of Style: Colonial Monterey Sets the Stage for Unique Design
French, Spanish and English features mix in enigmatic Monterey-style architecture. Here's how to recognize this type of home
"Spanish tile and rustic wood shutters. It appears Spanish, French and English all at... adobe bricks covered with stucco. From the influence of Anglo settlers, hipped or... quarry tile. I think that is what it is called. It is a smooth, deep red. @gaviotagal... saltillo tiles. They are very common in this architecture. This is a great article.... white flat tile. We were wondering how it would look with the Spanish barrel and if most..."
Inside Houzz: Setting a Midcentury Mood in Portland
Wanting to keep their home’s 1950s vibe but lose the outdated functionality, a couple finds help on Houzz
"saltillo tile. I now know what I am going to replace it with! Thanks - great job on... can see tile was removed from the kitchen and it would have been virtually impossible... rectangle, the brick and even the black TV create what feels like a modern painting. Also... Mosaic and Tile we are installing Terrazzo in some of the most high profile projects in... Mosaic and Tile firstname.lastname@example.org Very thoughtful and neat touches. Beautifully done...."
'Shou-Sugi-Ban' Is Setting the Siding World on Fire
"green flat tile roof house. I told my husband, "BIG mistake". The hordes of... used. I set up a station using propane tank and torch. Open area free of anything... extra set of capable hands to help. Your only charing 1/8 or so deep so it goes... against a brick house? @aslaerno1 - several photos of this technique against/near brickwork... allowed to set fire to stuff outdoors here this time of the year). Because of you I think..."
A Dynamic Backyard Design Embraces Its Urban Setting
A New York City outdoor space comes to life with a curvy new brick patio, thoughtful outdoor furnishings and evergreen foliage
"curvy new brick patio, thoughtful outdoor furnishings and evergreen foliage... before setting the brick. (I couldn't WAIT to see that BRICK go in!). Many years later... rough brick. Nicely done! The brick pattern is beautiful; the steel planter was... all red brick is the same. Our current house had red brick in the backyard for over... correct bricks to use for this application are "pavers" as opposed to "face bricks"..."
How to Choose the Right Tile Layout
Brick, stacked, mosaic and more — get to know the most popular tile layouts and see which one is best for your room
"Brick, stacked, mosaic and more — get to know the most popular tile layouts and see... choosing a tile type is only part of the design decision. The way the tile is installed... Marmi tile I need to set so bad - I will need to loose set every tile to follow my... I will set the tile lose. While your tile setter? One more word of caution on tile... A brick pattern is 50% off set and not acceptable anymore for large tile choices..."
Surround Your Fireplace With Tile, Brick or Stone
"using brick and tile. Whether you've got an existing traditional wood and brick fireplace... hideous brick in the corner behind it in two tones of brick (changing from one dirty... type of brick to a super dusty whiter looking brick half way up the wall). I would... made of brick. Can we cover it with Sheetrock or do we have to remove the brick first... a red brick fireplace that's an eyesore in my (small) living room. The brick is..."
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
"to be set in stone; glass, mirror and mosaic tiles can create kitchen beauty in a... 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..."
Brick Floors: Could This Durable Material Work for Your House?
You love the old-world look, but will you like the feel of it underfoot? Learn the pros and cons of interior brick flooring
"nostalgia. Bricks combine the durability of tile or stone with the warm colors of wood... about brick floors — they imbue a home with a storied, old-world feel and emit a... considering brick floors for your home, keep these considerations in mind.... own thin bricks. In 2004, I started my brick tile company for people like me, who love... spare tiles! They aren't tiles. They're full brick pavers. We used reclaimed..."
What You Need to Know Before Painting Brick
Sure, painted brick can be a great look. But you need to take some risks into account. Here's how to paint brick like a pro
"painted brick can be a great look. But you need to take some risks into account. Here's... painting brick. Diana Zumeta of Brick Restoration, Scott Crocker of Crocker Breslin... times brick looks beautiful — and sometimes it's an eyesore. Depending on the style... home, a brick fireplace or wall may detract from your ideal ambience. Although painting... painting the brick in your home has been touted as an easy DIY fix, it has its downsides..."
Yes, You Can Use Brick in the Kitchen
"lowdown on brick and brick veneer: whether or not to seal it, how to make a brick veneer... using brick in the kitchen, and that’s a shame. Brick can lend a wonderful historic... a thin brick veneer will look oh so faux. There’s no need to fear. Here’s the lowdown... most brick companies like Acme Brick offer a 'brick slice' or 'thin brick' that are... ether brick tile or brick veneer for just their hood adds that warm feeling that..."
How to Pick the Right Floor for Your Garden Room
Crunch the facts on gravel, flagstone, brick, tile and more with our mini guide to outdoor flooring surfaces
"flagstone, brick, tile and more with our mini guide to outdoor flooring surfaces... stone, brick, etc. Otherwise, consider brick or pavers with darker colors, or slate... "fake." A brick is a brick, a paver is a paver -- they look like what they are and each... herringbone bricks, but you're right, they'd pop out when the ground heaves during our... treated like tile and laid on a solid (usually concrete) slab. And it's best to have an..."
Kitchen of the Week: Brick, Wood and Clean White Lines
"original brick but adds an eat-in area and bright new cabinets... penetrate. BRICK: Any tile/marble installer can SEAL porous stone/brick with a transparent... to use brick. In this day and age everything seems to be all stone and tile and very... I love brick, i've always loved brick, and this kitchen hits the nail on the head... kept the brick. And the white makes the brick pop, the touches of metal and softer..."
Raw Materials Revealed: Brick, Block and Stone Help Homes Last
Learn about durable masonry essentials for houses and landscapes, and why some weighty-looking pieces are lighter than they look
"longevity of brick, block and stone. In this time of increased attention to green building... exterior brick, and IMO that should apply to interior brick, too. Brick is so beautiful... century) are brick.....painted brick. I was told this was because the earlier builders... ceramic brick and a clinker (partially fired) brick. I am looking to cover my red brick... ceramic tile, and brick, I've discovered soda blasting. In my area (Washington DC..."
11 Popular Materials for Fireplace Surrounds
Whether industrial steel or classic brick speaks to your style, one of these materials is sure to set your heart aglow
"classic brick speaks to your style, one of these materials is sure to set your heart... Also some tile choices can alter do to the high heat. The tile around the top and immediate... sure your tile can handle this extreme heat and test a few tiles before installing.... (like tile or granite, or brick) within a wood mantel is such a popular idea - and... modern setting. If you have an old, wood fireplace mantel and surround, how about..."
Kitchen of the Week: Uncovering History in an 1800s Colonial
Brick features from long ago return to prominence, but a raised ceiling and newly open layout set them squarely in the now
"Brick features from long ago return to prominence, but a raised ceiling and newly... layout set them squarely in the now... original brick oven and fireplace in the kitchen. Designer Eric Luciano decided to start... g the brick oven to reshape this kitchen into a more workable space that also honors... the deep-set paned windows too. I like the black stove. It gives a period look. Very... fireplace / brick oven. By lining up those two it created a threshold between two areas..."