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Old is New: Cement Tile Makes a Comeback
"confusion. Cement tile is very much its own thing and its own art form. The tile maker... Cement tile adds a beautiful touch to Mission and Mediterranean style homes and brings... most of cement tile's current Moorish-inspired patterns arise. Though it's often confused... encaustic tile, the two are made with different methods and since both are deeply patterned... colored cements, places them in a mold and then the mold goes into a hydraulic press..."
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
"Nope. Cement and epoxy versions have different appearances, durability and rules... among tile contractors and builders. I find new benefits every time I use this product... Unlike cement grout, which is made from a cementitious powder mix, epoxy grout is... on the floor to wall transition. You can see how the tile is wavy and I feared a... marble tile - we had never tackled a tile job before and despite warnings that this..."
Your Floor: Two Tiles to Love
"Cement and 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... foot. Cement tile warrants consideration for its long life and jaw-dropping, distinctive..."
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... encaustic tile made of pigmented cement. Whatever your preference, when it comes to... zone, tile flooring with a pattern directs the eye downward, offering visual delight... 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..."
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.... 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... our tiles! Here's another creative use of tile: handmade, ceramic tile by Vermont artisan..."
Seal the Deal With Fiber Cement Siding
Chameleon-like, durable and low maintenance, fiber cement gives home exteriors of all shapes and styles a winning edge
"fiber cement gives home exteriors of all shapes and styles a winning edge... fiber cement board? Fiber cement board in its current form was developed in the... asbestos cement board. A combination of sand, cement and cellulose, it can be produced... fiber cement is an ideal siding choice. Architects and designers have taken to this... fiber cement available as a horizontal lap siding for traditional-style homes, but..."
Fiber Cement Siding Takes a Front Seat
Not just a wood or vinyl substitute, fiber cement is a stellar siding choice in its own right for modern home exteriors
"fiber cement is a stellar siding choice in its own right for modern home exteriors... Fiber cement contains a mix of cellulose fiber material, Portland cement, silica... Fiber cement replaced the asbestos cement sheeting of Hardie board used until the... fiber cement products from becoming a commonly used siding for houses. More than... (fiber cement panels are termite and rot resistant and virtually maintenance free)..."
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..."
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... ustic-cement-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..."
Tile From Around the Globe Adds Out-of-This-World Panache
Go ahead, let color and pattern run wild in your tile. Your walls, floors and countertops will say "thank you" in a whole new language
"in your tile. Your walls, floors and countertops will say "thank you" in a whole new... And tile isn't just for bathrooms or floors. It's for walls and benches and fireplaces... white tile somewhere in the house, usually the bathroom. It's easy to clean, but... world of tile is really a sparkling place, filled with imagination. Once you start to... modern tiles, the world goes from black and white to color, just like in The Wizard..."
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..."
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
"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... setting the floor tile and once done will start tiling the walls. Clean and tidy. Straight..."
Floors Warm Up to Radiant Heat
Toasty toes and money saved are just two benefits of radiant heat under your concrete, wood or tile floors
"a warm floor heated by a radiant in-floor system. Rather than rely on inefficient... heated floor soon means a heated room. In general, there are two types of radiant... above the floor and in between two layers of plywood, or under the subfloor; and hydronic... radiant-floor systems, with looped tubes pumping heater water beneath the finished... finished floor. The water is heated by gas, wood or oil boilers; solar water heaters; or..."
Design Underfoot: Versailles Pattern Floors
"ctive Tile Pattern Adds Warm Style and Character to Your Home... stone floor of multi-sized tile and wondered what it was? It could have been Versailles... sized tiles and can be used wherever you want an interesting pattern on your floor. Take... Pattern tiles. Also called French Pattern, it is composed of four different sized... laid tile. Glad to hear from fans of this tile pattern! @aprilaries, the Mondrian floor..."