Tue.May 14, 2019

CTDA Technical Committee Update

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

by Frank Donahue, CTDA Technical Committee Chairman, Best Tile. Work continues by the ANSI A-108 committee to establish guidelines for the application of large format gauged porcelain tile to exteriors using a direct bond method. This guideline has major potential to open building exteriors as an additional surface for the use of porcelain tiles.

3 Ways to Plan a Small Yard Green Space

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Small yards come with many challenges. One of the biggest is struggling to make a lawn work in them. The simple fact is that with less space to work with, the lawn itself has to be impeccably planned so that it fits in with decking space, decorative accents and other common yard functions.

Marble Kitchen Countertops

Jack Rosen Custom Kitchens Inc.

Pros & Cons of Using Marble in the Kitchen. One of the most commons things we hear is, “We’re thinking about putting marble countertops in our kitchen, what do you think?”

What No One Tells You About Flipping Houses

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Learn the secrets of house flipping. Image: Perry Mastrovito/Getty Images. We love binge-watching house flipping shows while dreaming of tackling a flip of our own.

?New Tile Collection Inspired by Artistic Traditions of Watercolor Painting

Cement Style

LAS VEGAS, HD EXPO (May 15, 2019) ? Villa Lagoon Tile continues to push the boundaries of creating the unexpected in cement tile offerings with the launch of its new Watercolor Collection. Inspired by the traditions of watercolor painting, Villa Lagoon Tile is the first manufacturer to offer this dynamic, hand-made watercolor process for cement tiles.

Contemporary fireplace ideas that are too charming to pass up

Trendir Magazine

If you have a fireplace in any area of your home, then you know how impactful it can be to your décor. Not only does it create a bold statement, but when you want to upgrade the space, it’s versatile enough that you can upgrade it as well.

New Cuban Tile Collection Highlights Rich, Architectural Style of Historic Havana

Cement Style

LAS VEGAS, HD EXPO (May 15, 2019) ? As part of its mission to create signature custom looks and unique design elements for hospitality and residential projects, Villa Lagoon Tile launches its new Cuban Collection, a set of authentic Cuban cement tile patterns and color combinations. The collection is inspired by both Havana and also the smaller, colonial towns rich in architectural beauty.

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