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Top 10 Tips for Choosing Shower Tile
Slip resistance, curves and even the mineral content of your water all affect which tile is best for your shower
"of your water all affect which tile is best for your shower... shower tile, and often the shower's design will dictate the type of tile that can... smaller tile. That might seem like an easy task, but remember, you need a tile that... of the tile needs to be in contact with the thinset (tile concrete). Often, thinset... not all tiles — such as many mosaic tiles — can reach 95 percent coverage. Using... large-format tile is great for barrier-free design and aging in place. But is that tile..."
Quick Fix: Repair Cracked Bathroom Grout
Banish an eyesore and safeguard your bathroom from water damage in 30 minutes or less with this DIY repair
"bathroom from water damage in 30 minutes or less with this DIY repair... where tile meets tile. Not only was this an eyesore, but if left unfixed, it could... caused water damage to the home's structure.... glass tiles for custom printed tile murals in their bathroom and shower, due their... using a water base or mineral spirit base with little particles that penetrate directly... which are water resistant particles, stay inside of the grout, filling in little holes..."
How to Choose Tile for a Steam Shower
In steamy quarters, tile needs to stand up to all that water and vapor in style. Here's how to get it right the first time
"quarters, tile needs to stand up to all that water and vapor in style. Here's how to... from the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) or the Terrazzo, Tile and Marble Association... invasive than water, so a steam shower requires more care to construct than the average shower... type of tile chosen — that works and performs as one. Some cities have no specific... Picking tile is an important part of this process. Follow these 10 tips to help make..."
Bathroom Design: Getting Tile Around the Vanity Right
Prevent water damage and get a seamless look with these pro tips for tiling under and around a bathroom vanity
"event water damage and get a seamless look with these pro tips for tiling under and... Tiling under your new vanity or custom cabinets can prevent shower or sink water... Extending tile all the way under freestanding or floating vanities can make a room look... bringing tile all the way under your bathroom storage. See how these bathrooms combine... floor tiles, and learn what you should specify when working with your bathroom contractor..."
Subway Tile Wainscoting Puts Bathrooms on the Right Track
It repels water. It looks clean. It works with many architectural styles. Looks like bathrooms have a ticket to a no-brainer
"repels water. It looks clean. It works with many architectural styles. Looks like... tile to tile (wainscot to floor), a tight, water-sealed seam is created, important... beadboard and tile are the most prevalent types, with subway tile proving to be the smartest... Subway tile wainscoting is both decoratively charming and functional. In joining tile... applications. Tile wainscoting may also act as a backsplash or tub surround in these spaces..."
Room of the Day: Wings, Wind and Water Inspire a Bathroom
Birds soar through the shower of this bathroom for a girl, while gorgeous blue stone keeps it grounded
"mosaic tile, and has access to all kinds of materials that can make a sublime bathroom... my bath tile.... Now all I want is this. i'm loving the floor and the sink in the bathroom... floor tile. And, the birds are really lovely. This bathroom is so spectacular... floor tiles as well as the birds, great remodel, well done! Simply exquisite! Anyone... in the tile installation. I'd almost expect to hear their song any minute. Absolutely..."
How to Add a Solar Water Heater
"l hot water be heated by renewable energy. A solar water heater is one way to meet... heating water. In fact, in a Passive House and many LEED-certified houses, heating... heating water for residential use is the primary energy demand. As a result, here in Europe... tankless water heater? The pay back period for solar hot water can be very long for... the clay tile style panels. Great if your ARB allows tile roofs. Many do not. Still..."
Want to Live by the Water? What You Need to Know
Waterside homes can have amazing charm, but you'll have to weather design restrictions, codes and surveys
"on the water than inland. Those perils still exist but are managed today, and living... were the tiled roofs. Apparently, once the wind got under one tile,they did the domino... slate and tiled is less aggressive because the weight of the tile/slate is deemed to... on the water (a large lake): a cleaning nightmare. Water atttracts bugs. Bugs attract... on the water, though it is an inlet on San Francisco Bay, not a cliff-edge over the..."
Tranquil Water Gardens
"beautiful water features to your garden... tranquil water feature to your garden landscape. Water features can be as simple as... Lush water lillies add landing pads for frogs and other wildlife while providing... serene waters provide a reflection of the mature trees and large boulders around the... pond. Water lilies and other aquatic plants add oxygenators to the pond, providing... tranquil water garden, this time in an arid, mountainous climate. This pool moves away..."
Magic Solution for Hard Water Stains
Vanquish evil hard water stains with this inexpensive, fast-acting and all-natural ingredient. And it's probably right in your cupboard
"evil hard water stains with this inexpensive, fast-acting and all-natural ingredient... tough hard water stains that no cleaner will remove? Our powder room vanity had big stains... parts water and one part vinegar for other cleaning tasks. Spray the hard water stains... counter or tile to make sure the vinegar won't leave marks. It's friendly for most surfaces... rinse with water — your stain should be gone!If you don't have white vinegar in the pantry..."
Get the Look: Falling Water in the Bath
"falling water somewhere in the space. You can do this with color and materials and... falling water. So curious if anyone has ever seen the ceiling mounted bathtub filler... falling water from an infiniti-edge tub. I love this album! Wish I would have seen... working at a tile and stone showroom, and was inspired by all the beautiful materials.... out what tile they used and where to purchase it. Hi murfsmit - it's just stock tile..."
See an Outdoor Bathroom Made From a Water Tank
"redwood water tank in their woodsy backyard, they decided to repurpose it as an outdoor... floor tile is from Home Depot, Emperador 12" x 12" river rock tiles. The light fixture... into the water coming into the house from the street. There is a water heater stashed... a old water tank. Hats off to your imagination and creativity. Specially like the... an old water tank too because this would be my new bath at the cottage. For my taste..."
Celebrate Summer Year-Round With Water Colors
"summer with water colors that echo warm-weather fun at the beach, lake and swimming pool... glass tile and paint color to match in the Cerulean family in my kitchen with gray... glass tile is probably the closest thing to mimicking actual water. For a sea-inspired... The water takes on a silvery bluish-green appearance that is so peaceful. Aquamarine... refreshing, water-like appearance.Paint pick: Waterscape 6470 by Sherwin-Williams Seafoam..."
7 Initial Steps to Deal With Flood Water Damage
How you handle your flooded home and its contents can affect not just the damage level but your own personal safety
"longer a water-damaged home is left sitting, the more the damage will increase. The... caused by water damage, and here I'll tell you the first steps you should take after... damaged by water. Hopefully this will help minimize the damage and make the recovery... flood water receded. This meant the mud was being swept out with water as it receded... as the water level goes down. I wish the best to everybody affected by Sandy. Very..."
My Houzz: Tour a Contemporary Townhouse on the Water
An elevator, a stunning outdoor patio space and a private beach contribute to an Oregon family's dream lakefront home
"perfect for water lovers Jill and Chris Hall. Living on the water has always been a dream... Bathroom tile: Oregon Tile and Marble, Pratt and Larson, Ann Sacks, Pental The basement... Artistic Tile lines the wall. "We wanted to reference the river without having fish... Glass tile and marble from Ann Sacks is used throughout the space. "We used a lot... local water and outdoor elements," Leasia says. The spacious vanity has a sturdy..."