2,408 tile countertops pros and cons Home Design Photos

Fiorella Design
16 Reviews
San Jose Res 2
Ideabooks540K
Questions364
floor. Marble counter tops, traditional kitchen, crackle ceramic subway tile, farmhouse sink
I have heard that marble countertops stain? Do you have any advice?
hi what brand of tile is this - i love it
What is the countertop on the island? Quartzite? Thanks.
What is the backsplash tile (NOT Walker Zanger)?
This tile is not Walker Zanger Mizu Pebble. My tile expert in Santa Barbara says he has
What is the specific name and brand of the subway tile used in this kitchen?
is this tile available in Canada (Toronto
for marking your kitchen countertop, then go with something that you can replace every few years.
find that subway tile? I love it!...what is that subway tile color called?...Please advise on wall tile - thanks!
“Sink, window, backsplash, countertop, cabinets BASICALLY EVERYTHING!!!!” — cfarnan
Witt Construction
4 Reviews
woodlawn residence
Ideabooks3,927
Questions4
Porcelain tiles vs ceramic tiles-what is best for the bathroom?
you give me the name, etc. for the blue tile in the tub area and the counter top? Please indicate the size tile that you used. Thanks so much!
Guide, I discuss the pros and cons: Ceramic Tile Pros: Broad range of sizes, shapes, and colors; durable; water resistant Cons: Must choose styles with
is high maintenance Price: $–$$ Porcelain Tile Pros: Can mimic the look of stone; strong; water resistant Cons: Cold underfoot; grout is high maintenance
haven't answered question. Where can this tile be purchased?
Porcelain tiles now come in a variety of styles. You can
I would LOVE to know where to purchase the floor tiles!
Where can I get the blue tile?
“Bead Boar & Tile” — monicajoel
Contemporary Bathroom
Ideabooks4,671
Questions10
Is it ok to use glass tile for bathroom countertops?
Could y ou please tell me the height finished floor to top of countertop and height to top of vessel
In Love!! Please tell me where this tile is from or the name of it! I have been looking everywhere for this!
I'm familiar with many products. Yes, you can use glass on your bathroom countertop! There are tempered glass products that do not shatter. There are so
patterned tiles also make wonderful backsplashes and tub surrounds. Pros: Glazed ceramic tiles are resistant to heat, stains, scratches and moisture. Tile is
patterned tiles also make wonderful backsplashes and tub surrounds. Pros:Glazed ceramic tiles are resistant to heat, stains, scratches and moisture.Tile is
“lights” — ljwcmw
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1 Review
Loft cours Le Royer
Ideabooks3,937
Questions8
are they backsplash and floor tiles the same? looks great.
Solid surface countertop with brown mosaic tile
quartz countertop and is this a dam-less shower or is there a 'base'
check out the pros and cons of granite, quartz, marble, solid surface, concrete, laminate and tile. And as Kahn mentions, the pros and cons you may have
and backsplash options, as well as custom color inlays and lighting effects.Cons:Requires professional installation.Wear and scratches are more visible on
colors and subtle patterns that pair especially well with contemporary decor.Pros:Extremely durable and naturally resistant to water, bacteria and stains.Realistic
applicable to bathroom ones, so keep an open mind.Full story: Bathroom Countertops 101: The Top Surface Materials
Yes. It's the same tiles. (Mosaic)
“sinks” — michellehandley
Mike Connell
4 Reviews
Pacific Heights Mediterranean
Ideabooks260K
Questions77
Design: Kathleen Monroe Design ... The striking stone tile and simple white Ceasarstone countertop work together to create a serene master bath.
of the countertop and tub surround please?
use this tile in...would that be a good idea or is it better to use it in a location where it won't get as wet, as you have here?
purchase the tile and what is the name of the tile?
Name of tile and place purchased please.
What floor tile would be used for this wall tile in a shower
PS Matt – make sure you get a full disclosure on the pros and cons of using natural stone for the application you're planning before deciding
Hyperion Tiles sell these tiles from £60 per Sqm
Where is this beautiful tile from??...sizes of this tile, including slabs.
“tiles” — Diane Paulina
Martha O'Hara Interiors
107 Reviews
Parkwood Road Residence Kitchen
Ideabooks240K
Questions368
what are the pros and cons of dark granite and light granite?
durability is of a wood countertop is it as hard to take care of as marble? I have three kids
Beautiful back splash tiles. What are they made of?
what size are the contrast tiles in the accent square above the cooktop? I love that mix with the subway tile!
quite light with lots of white. Pros and cons? I cannot think of one single con to any granite I've ever had, or a pro/con debate regarding light or dark
local tile showroom, Tile X Design, has another Jeffrey Court tile in a similar color. Please contact them if you would like to find a similar tile! Thanks
local tile shop called Tile X Design, and it's from the Jeffrey Court Collection in Crackle Grey. The bricks are 3"x6", the border tiles are 2
“Columns Arch Paned glass” — jvanv
Sara Ingrassia Interiors
7 Reviews
Kitchen
Ideabooks8,689
Questions10
What size are the tiles on the countertop?
Walker Zanger Italian handmade, I think the color is Oro. I think the field tile are 4x4 and the subway are 3x6. It's been a while and I can't remember exactly
pros and cons of tile. Grout type description
main sink along a countertop or in an island.
The basics: Typically either ceramic or stone, tile is adhered in thinset mortar on a tile backer board and
material's smaller size.Any ceramic tile that you might choose for your backsplash can be used for your countertop. Glazed tile is best for a nonporous surface
$10 to $50 per square foot installed for ceramic tile; $30 to $70 per square foot installed for stone tile.
tile countertop and matching wood floor
“Kitchen” — Brittaney Preciado
Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects
7 Reviews
Stamford Kitchen Detail
Ideabooks27,702
Questions33
Concrete countertops and white painted cabinets contrast with the texture of the savalged wideplank wood floors in this kitchen.
lake house kitchen. What are the pros and cons of concrete?
What is the source for the tile? It almost looks liked painted brick. Thanks.
maintain the white subway tile with all the cooking that happens in a kitchen?
We are debating between a granite vs. concrete countertop for a traditional
a record of the tile- but it is tile- not painted brick. But painted brick would work well as a great backsplash.
The general contractor in Austin , Durrett Interests, coordinated the countertops. Thanks
updated, as it is many years old. The floor will stay, it is a brick, porcelain tile with concrete color grout. I'm hoping that won't be a problem. it's a mud
I love these countertops do you...The countertops are concrete. Stained
“Ok” — fernanda100
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