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.

?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.

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.

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?”

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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The Most Common Pests During Spring Time

Kitchen and Residential Design

Winter is over, and springtime is already here. Flowers are blooming once again, and there is much pollen in the atmosphere. As the cold season wraps up, the heat from the sun starts to thaw ice, and many animals are also coming out of their nests after their hibernation ended.