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Why Marble Might Be Wrong for Your Bathroom
You love its beauty and instant high-quality appeal, but bathroom marble has its drawbacks. Here's what to know before you buy
"marble tile is making its way more and more into everyday homes — bathrooms in particular... cut the tile so you can fold (or roll the tile some call it) the tile. I think it's... Nation Tile Contractors Association - http://www.tile-assn.com/Common/MemberLocator... room for setting material to make contact with the "Tile" not the 'Sheet". My wife's... better tile practices and to not build below set guidelines. I take this oath seriously..."
Room of the Day: Midcentury Modern Meets the 1840s
Milo Baughman chairs and black lacquer find a home in a traditional setting, making for a cool, eclectic Pennsylvania living room
"traditional setting, making for a cool, eclectic Pennsylvania living room... beams and brick fireplace, which had also been painted over with the flowery purple hue... uncover that tile is worth it to have a lovely fireplace like that. Elbow grease is the... exposed brick on the fireplace and actually makes the other wood in the room 'pop'... exposed brick, but I'm not sure about the mantel design and color. I think I prefered..."
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... used to set tilesScreed: A flat wood or metal board used to level mortar or concrete... 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: Lay tile parallel toJolly trim: A finishing and edge-protection profile for the..."
2012 Trends: New Tile Styles for Living Spaces
"making tile today are based in Spain and Italy, where you can see tile from centuries... their new tiles first at Coverings. The tile and stone industry's premiere U.S. show... think of tile, but it's widely used in living spaces, too, and has been for millennia... today. Tile-makers in both countries look toward the future, too, as you'll see in... along with tile companies from the U.S. and around the world — show North Americans their..."
So Many Reasons to Love Cement Tiles
You’ll notice their beautiful patterns right away, but cement tiles have less obvious advantages too
"cement tiles have less obvious advantages too... cake and tiles are made. Like checkerboard cake batter, cement tiles are formed by... cement has set enough, the molds are removed and the tile is compressed under 2,000 pounds... cement tiles are a lot like checkerboard cake? Hear me out. When you slice into a... Cement tiles, popular in Mediterranean- and Latin-style spaces, are often highly patterned... Granada Tile is in California and The Cement Tile Shop is in Florida. Your tiles are..."
Inspiring Materials: Slate Tile
"slate tile brings rich color and earthy texture to interior and exterior spaces,... for many settings. Here are 14 great ways to use it:... monochromatic tiles? @ motherbear, Your local tile and stone showroom should be able to help... slate tile and I have copper accent tiles as well. You might like the look...I chose... slate tiles on sale at menards for $1.39 a square foot- MUCH cheaper than tile store... spray your tiles with water and it will show the color that the tile will be once it is..."
How to Add a Kitchen Backsplash
Great project: Install glass, tile or another decorative material for a gorgeous and protective backsplash
"glass, tile or another decorative material for a gorgeous and protective backsplash... Glass Tile Premium Thin-Set Mortar. However, there are more general use thin-set's that... flat. The tile man said he would never install this kind of tile again because he had... finished tiling the backsplash in our new house kitchen. No mural tile this time, but... we need tile? My floor isn't even tile. Most important feature of the backsplash..."
20 Great Examples of Transitions in Flooring
"Room, Tile or Stone in Another? Here's How to Make Them Work Together... on the tile floor. And the third is a little "follow the yellow brick road". But... of Best Tile www.besttile.com and Tile America www.tileamerica.com to see our variety... different tile. We found a tile that is dark khaki that compliments the entrance way... diagonal to set the space apart... Either completely set it apart by a contrast and border..."
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..."
Bath Style: Ready to Try a Larger Tile?
"Rectangular Tiles GIve a Bathroom a Fresh New Look... favorite size tiles to use on floors and walls is large-format rectangular 12"x24" tile.... subway tile. It is an ideal size to try if you are considering going larger but want... in the tile showroom, but once installed, it looks smaller and is a nice, fresh a... 18"x18" tile. 12"x24" has been around for many years, but only recently has it gained... stone tiles from two different stones - each tile cut in half - for the look in..."
8 Ways to Spruce Up an Older Bathroom (Without Remodeling)
"Mint tiles got you feeling blue? Don’t demolish — distract the eye by updating small... brown tile. The brown tile came down and simple white tile with and accent tile... of ugly tile. None of this tile was ugly! i actually really like the mint tiles... paint the tile! My 1938 bathroom has pink tile. My son tore off the tile on the walls... on hand-set period tile and have a great tile guy who can do anything! And if he can't..."
Stars and Myths Inspire a Contemporary London Garden
A sinuously snaking path, tiles like dragon skin and a triad of stone apples give a British garden an air of enchantment
"path, tiles like dragon skin and a triad of stone apples give a British garden an... stone and brick work pillars and walls in first photo. the workmanship is exquisite!... fence with brick walls, and the plants maturing will definitely make a huge difference... Slate set in dirt can get sloppy. If the moss fills in, it's a non-issue, but moss... and that tile path! I LOVE this garden and the mythical story telling of SJ Rothwell..."
15 Ways to Make Your Home Speak Spanish
You won't need a translator to appreciate the beauty of Spanish-style ironwork, tile, architecture and more around the home
"ironwork, tile, architecture and more around the home... second set of custom tile wallcovering): http://www.casartcoverings.com/casartblo... circular tiled stairway with risers in the Malibu tile design leading to a rotunda ceiling... Colonial tile fountain! Spanish Tile Border Love Beautiful!! I'm thinking of mixing... hand made tiles add such beauty and color to a well thought out tile placement/ design... decorativo. Tiles on Risers. Azulejos entre los escalones. Warm Wood Details. Detalles..."
Design Underfoot: Versailles Pattern Floors
"ctive Tile Pattern Adds Warm Style and Character to Your Home... multi-sized tile and wondered what it was? It could have been Versailles Pattern tiles... sized tiles and can be used wherever you want an interesting pattern on your floor... typically laid tile. Glad to hear from fans of this tile pattern! @aprilaries, the Mondrian... porcelain tile with rectified edges. Porcelain is easy to clean and rectified tiles are..."
10 Stylish Options for Shower Enclosures
One look at these showers with glass block, frameless glass, tile and more, and you may never settle for a basic brass frame again
"glass, tile and more, and you may never settle for a basic brass frame again... and the tiles. could easily change colors around and have a perfect bathroom. Have... beautiful tile can be seen. Very spa like!! We love our glass block (no problems keeping... staged settings. However, oddly, I have little desire to "showcase the shower", OR... block and tile , use epoxy grout (smooth and non-porous) instead of the sand or non-sanded..."