Acheive the Retro Look with Penny Tile

Acheive the Retro Look with Penny Tile

You might think of hex tile as the small tile used to accent small areas or cover a full room, but try round instead for a fierce, flexible look. Penny-sized round tile offers a fresh look easy to make retro or modern. In this article we will

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Tile Installation

Tile Installation

Your new tile installation won’t be complete until you choose the trim, borders and edgings.  You can add excitement to the most standard subway tile installation by including a contrasting color trim or border. Edge the installation in a third color or in the main tile color.

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How to Spot Water Damage

How to Spot Water Damage

When you purchase a home, one of the first things you should check carefully before you commit are the bathroom and kitchen for water damage. Here’s what to look for so that you catch the water damage in time to include it in the required repairs made before you

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Creative Tile in Your Bathroom

Creative Tile in Your Bathroom

Bathroom tile doesn’t have to be boring. It may not seem that way, since many people grew up with basic white or beige tile or visiting their grandparents’ house to face pink tiled bathrooms popular in the 1950s. All you need to do is pick the right

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Caulk 101: Caulk Cleaning and Maintenance

Caulk 101: Caulk Cleaning and Maintenance

Silicone caulk can last a decade or more in most areas of your home. But caulk requires regular cleaning and maintenance, especially surrounding tile and grout in high-moisture areas. Regular cleaning will keep your caulk looking new, and it also provides regular “check-ins” on the overall condition

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Ask a Grout and Tile Expert: When DIY Goes Wrong

Ask a Grout and Tile Expert: When DIY Goes Wrong

Would you believe that less than half of millennials always call professionals when tackling a home improvement project? A DIY tile or grout project can be a great way to learn a new skill while beautifying your home. But many people quickly find that Pinterest and reality

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Repairing Natural Stone: When to Hire a Professional and Tips

Repairing Natural Stone: When to Hire a Professional and Tips

Natural stone is a wonderful element in a home and is often the choice for kitchens and bathrooms. Granite, marble and travertine are popular and durable so they are great for counter tops, showers and floors. However, they can get stained, worn, or damaged over time. It

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Is Porcelain or Ceramic Tile Best for Bathrooms?

Is Porcelain or Ceramic Tile Best for Bathrooms?

What’s the difference between porcelain and ceramic tile? That’s one of the most common questions we hear from homeowners tackling a bathroom renovation project. And, depending on your needs and budget, either porcelain or ceramic can be a great option for bathrooms. Because both porcelain and ceramic

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Get Creative with Designer Tile

Get Creative with Designer Tile

Most people know tile and natural stone are excellent choices for homes. It’s clean, durable and looks really good. However, many may not know that you can get really creative with tile and stone. That’s largely because these products come in so many colors and even with

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