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5 Common Bathroom Design Mistakes to Avoid
Get your bath right for the long haul by dodging these blunders in toilet placement, shower type and more
"bathroom is tile surround up the wall with tiled shelves for toiletries and tile continuing... several tiles to breakup the boxy closed in feeling that a single color or tile gives... -bath-tiling-tiling-and-more.html Pocket doors also come mirrored, we have a dual... beautiful tile installations it is a shame to have something detract the eye away from... already tiled the room and it would'd been too complex and costly to remove it. That..."
8 Inventive Kitchen Floor Treatments
"house of tile and I could cry. I work from home and the tile is killing my knees and... Breaking your tile path, if you are trying to save the tiles is not going to be a sure thing... below the tile) as low as possible to hop that you can "pop" the tile up and keep it... ceramic wall tile. I am trying to save some of the tile in an old 50s bathroom while cutting... plaid tile kitchen floors are one of my absolute favorites! I am mad for plaid anyways..."
14 Bathroom Design Ideas Expected to Be Big in 2015
Award-winning designers reveal the bathroom features they believe will emerge or stay strong in the years ahead
"Geometric tiles - Loving some of the new 3D architectural tiles. I think they would be... THOSE tiles-just interesting tiles. You don't have to put a sofa in your bathroom... 12 inch tiles in our guest bathroom on the floor. They were white with a gray accent... floor tiles. Based on my experiences, I recommend colored grout. It just adds something... gorgeous tiles on the floor are fantastic. I have been looking for bathroom ideas and..."
Kitchen of the Week: Broken China Makes a Splash in This Kitchen
When life handed this homeowner a smashed plate, her designer delivered a one-of-a-kind wall covering to fit the cheerful new room
"random tile samples interspersed throughout. Many times while picking tile I was... different tiles and the cost. By using some of those tiles you get the best of both... breaking tiles instead of plates and putting them on window stools (sills). The only... surface, tiles, plates or whatever one chooses should be exactly or almost the same... I love tile mosaic and this is even better. What a beautiful work of art, so personal..."
Drama’s Afoot With Striking Black Floors
"porcelain tile from Crossville Tile for our hall bath with granite look wall tiles. It's... black tile in half the home, white tile in the other. It was a long running contest... cleft tiles with a cork floor. Hopefully, I can relocate the tiles into a suitable... kitchen tile. And we have an even darker tile in the master suite's bathroom & closet... black tiles with 5x5 aluminum tiles inset on the floor and bath skirt. This pic..."
8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Meeting With Your Designer
Thinking in advance about how you use your space can save time and money on your next remodeling or decorating project
"the tile maker wants 3/16"? This is so common. The the tile install fails. Does... decide on a tile spacing it is after I have checked a selection of tile. After I have decided... from the tile selection and ask "Are you sure you want to use this tile in the... ns on tile or stone. This has pissed off quite a few designers who's path cross my... shops and tile stores. This savings in price often pays my entire bill. Or you can pay..."
Carrara vs. Calacatta Marble: What is the Difference?
"calacatta tiles for the floor, but the only wall tiles I can find to match are carrara... idea if tiles break during shipment or on the job. He wants the tiles available locally... for the tiles surrounding the tub, maybe also in the shower???? Like these tiles.... mosaic tiles in these two marbles? Would carrara still have a more gray color? Alex511... local tile and stone shop and they will recommend some products and explain how to..."
How to Recycle Your Kitchen
Instead of adding to the junk pile — and paying landfill fees — get rid of old appliances, cabinets and countertops the ecofriendly way
"floor tile, which couldn't be salvaged as the tiles were stuck to board and broke... problem with tile. Still don't know why the entire wall behind the fridge was tiled in that... Kitchen tiles are going to brother in law who has the same ones. Bathroom tiles are... ceramic tile and the only recycling in our area takes aluminum, glass, clean cardboard... ceramic tile, avocado gold, which for some odd reason is on a hallway wall. Anybody..."
10 Countertop Mashups for the Kitchen
Contrast or complement textures, tones and more by using a mix of materials for countertops and island tops
"same tile set in a pattern with a few ornate white tile pieces. White tile theme... format wall tile is that your grout lines will be nearly invisible if your tile layer uses... and the tiled old school look to the counters. If you want to mix and match why not... the old tiled look and we love the design but hate the grout. In my next home build... kitchen tile. I didn't realize how stunning walnut is. Wow. Every picture with some..."
How to Place Shower Controls for Bathing Bliss
Body jets, handhelds and showerheads are only as good as their placement. Here's how to get it right
"ready for tiling and thereafter they call around for a tile guy. As I already mentioned... the tiles in the thinset. If you plan to renovate any kind of tile-work such as bathrooms... heated and tiled floors and also if you plan to add tile-work in and around your house... experienced tile installer and plumber. So if you plan any kind of tile-work, have ALWAYS... "ready for tiling" and thereafter you call a tile-setter, he can only try to make it look..."
Houzz Tour: A California Home Designed by Nature
Hotel to Home: Capture a Greek Haven's Divine Design
Bliss and style get along swimmingly at Mykonos Blu resort in Greece, with aquatic colors, breezy decor and incredible views
Houzz Tour: A New Texas Farmhouse Pulls a Neat Trick
Fresh from the drawing board, this home for organic farmers in Austin looks remodeled and expanded over time
From Concrete ‘Jail Yard’ to Lush Escape in Brooklyn
Once stark and uninviting, this urban backyard is now a welcoming retreat for relaxing and entertaining
How to Add a Backyard Shed for Storage or Living
Need a home office, a playspace or extra room for your stuff? Learn about off-the-shelf, prefab and custom sheds