June, 2017

Tile Excellence For Sale and I retired to Florida, So why am I in Gloucester, MA.

Tile Excellence

Tile Installation Services | Labor Only | Tile Excellence. for the entire summer posting tile job pictures here and on Craigslist Boston -something I haven’t done since I retired 2 years ago-- from a tile installation job I just finished in Gloucester, MA ? Because.

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The Big Move Part III: Demo,Design & The Reason Why

Kitchens for Living

It’s Friday and time for another installment of The Big Move. Thank you so much for all the great feedback on parts I & II You can catch up right here in case you missed them. If you subscribe to the blog that will never happen again.

Earthly Riches: Ceramic tile is the jewel of cottage style

Tile of Spain USA

With their promise of low-maintenance, natural colors and rustic feel, it is not surprising that ceramic tiles from Tile of Spain companies are the perfect compliment “Cottage” or “Country Chic” inspired homes.

Tile Updates: Current Tile Trends

As The Tile Turns

Tile makes a statement while retaining the durability, versatility and other numerous benefits that have made it such a popular flooring material through the years.

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6 Steps to Prep for an Appointment with AC

Architectural Ceramics

Have a tile project on your hands and not sure where to start? How about with an appointment with Architectural Ceramics. Our associates are eager to start the creative collaboration process with you.

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Quick Ship Collection Expands for the 2017 Year to Include 57 Spanish Tile Companies

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain , the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER), announces new additions to the Tile of Spain Quick Ship Collection.

Fashion + Tile Design Collide

As The Tile Turns

In any industry, there are trends that come and go — just like fashion — and tile design is no different. Because tiles are a base material, like textiles that make up larger functional pieces, we often see significant overlap and borrowing in the fashion and interior design industries.

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6 Steps to Prep for an Appointment with AC

Architectural Ceramics

Have a tile project on your hands and not sure where to start? How about with an appointment with Architectural Ceramics. Our associates are eager to start the creative collaboration process with you.

Get The Look: Medallion Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Medallion Cement Tiles Are Trending. We’re always looking out for the latest trend in tile patterns and designs. So we were pleased to discover that, per Apartment Therapy, medallion cement tiles are trending.

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How To Remove Glue Down Wood Flooring From Concrete

How to Floor Tile

This is what the finished product looked like. The homeowner had foundation work done and in the process the contractor had to break out some of their wood floor to break out concrete to install piers. A common practice in North Texas.

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Zen Vanity for the Powder Room

Kitchens for Living

This gracefully elegant vanity is the epitome of simplicity and minimalism. . WOOD L – SLAB PEDESTAL & BRONZE ZEN VESSEL by Stone Forest. . This natural sculptural vanity features the “live” edge of a tree bark.

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Indoor Outdoor Living Design Ideas

The London Tile Co.

Open plan living can make rooms feel larger and allows you to use the space any way you want, without walls or doorways restricting your design ideas. You can take this one step further by extending your living space outdoors with an indoor-outdoor room. This not only brings a feel of outdoors inside, but also creates additional entertaining space. There are a number of things you can do to create a cohesive indoor-outdoor room and we’ve put together our top tips below.

40 Sublime Swimming Pool Designs for the Ultimate Staycation

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Nothing is more relaxing than lounging by a stunning pool and going for a swim. Many of us have to travel for that luxury but a lucky few have a backyard getaway featuring the latest swimming pool designs to “staycation” in.

It’s Only Natural: AC’s Glass Tile Collection

Architectural Ceramics

School’s out for summer. The sun is shining. It’s only natural that we all want to run for the Rehoboth beaches. Better yet, let’s collect bits of sea glass off the beaches of southern Spain.

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Get The Look: Dabito’s Outdoor Space

Granada Tile

Get The Look: Dabito’s Outdoor Space. On the Old Brand New blog, stylist and photographer Dabito created a bright and beautiful outdoor space that mimics the look of cement tiles. But why not use the real thing? Our Serengeti concrete tiles have the same cross pattern.

Do's and Dont's of Choosing a Tile Installer to do Work in your Home

Tile Excellence

Tile installation is a very specialized trade and most tile after installed is in effect a concrete like product and can't easily be changed. In most cases if change is needed then new material will have to be repurchased. So it is imperative to hire a qualified professional tile installer to do your work. But How do you know who to choose? Here are some basic guide lines that can help you make an educated choice.

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How to Keep Natural Stone Countertops Beautiful

CUSTOM Insights Blog

The versatility and beauty of marble, limestone, travertine, granite and other natural stone countertops make them extremely popular in kitchens around the country. Kitchen countertops are exposed daily to all types of potential problems, including stains.

Houzz Ask an Expert: How Do I Choose the Perfect Patio Flooring?

The London Tile Co.

Houzz is a great platform for sourcing ideas, products and professionals for any type of building, decor or renovation project. Not only can you browse thousands of images of stunning homes, but you can also ask questions and get practical advice from both home owners and professionals. Their latest article aims to help you choose the perfect flooring for your patio and we have contributed some tips about porcelain paving.

Barn-Style Guesthouse Features an Element of Surprise

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Carney Logan Burke Architects completed the design of this barn-style guesthouse in Wilson, WY. Contrary to popular belief, this is not a renovation of an existing structure, but a beautiful traditional house built from scratch.

ARDEX Introduces X 90 OUTDOOR™ the New Level in Mortar Standards

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

ARDEX Introduces X 90 OUTDOOR™ the New Level in Mortar Standards. Aliquippa, Pa., June 5, 2017 – ARDEX Americas is pleased to announce that ARDEX X 90 OUTDOOR™ MicroteC3 Rapid-Set, Flexible Tile and Stone Mortar is now available for purchase at ARDEX distributors throughout North America.

Get The Look: A Black And White Bathroom Floor

Granada Tile

Get The Look: A Black And White Bathroom Floor. We love a black and white floor. And, as cement tile fanatics, we’re always scouring the web for gorgeous concrete tile patterns. Here’s one we recently spotted over on Rue Magazine.

These 20 Tile Shower Ideas Will Have You Planning Your Bathroom Redo

Trendir Magazine

Jazz up shower time with some extra style and vision. These 20 tile shower ideas will have you planning your bathroom redo and renovation in no time. From marble to ones with a bout of color, there’s something for everyone below. And there’s something for every kind space as well!

Which Tile is Best for You?

Conestoga Tile Blog

Photo: NovaBell Imperial series, color Cappucino. When it comes to flooring there are many different choices for a homeowner. In this article, we’re going to focus in on the advantages of various types of tile and how to ensure that you know the advantages of using tile in your home.

Modern Cabin – It’s Hard to Say Goodbye

Life of an Architect

For an Architect, wrapping up a project is always a bittersweet moment.

Get the Look: Best Small Patio Products for Summer Entertaining

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Don’t shortchange your small outdoor area.

Prestige Custom Tile Delivers Quality Installations

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Charles Nolan of Prestige Custom Tile, along with his son Caleb Nolan, recently completed a 500+ sq. project in an office building in Indianapolis, Indiana.

LaRochelle Cement Tiles For A Beautiful Deck

Granada Tile

A Beautiful Deck. Cement tiles are beautiful in outdoor spaces, like decks and patios. Just look at the plazas and cafes of Europe, South America and North Africa. Through wear and tear and heat and rain, these cement tiles retain their vibrant looks. So they’re ideal for your outdoor space.

Country Modern: Is This the Right Style for You?

Trendir Magazine

A country modern house gives your home a lived-in, curated feel but still is clean, full of bright spaces, and designed to impress. Bring together the elimination of excess with the organic materials and farmhouse-like design of country décor to create country modern.

10 Ideas For Your New Kitchen

Kitchen and Residential Design

The kitchen is “the heart of the home” and is (along with the bathroom) the most frequently remodeled room of the average house.

GIO Looks at Non-Residential Construction Starts – 2017 1st Quarter Overview

Giotile

Because GIO offers tile and stone products developed expressly for commercial design projects, we keep our eyes on coming and going design trends and materials preferences in the commercial sector.

36 Tropical Decorating Ideas Fresh Off the Fashion Runways

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Fashion designers must have been dreaming of Bali Ha’i this year. The latest fashion runways for summer featured models in Hawaiian prints and lush banana leaves. Tropical fashion runway looks.

Maris Tile: Rock Solid Installations with an Edge

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Ulas Maris is a CTEF Certified Tile Installer and has been in the tiling industry for nearly 20 years. In 2004 he formed Maris Tile PRO and hasn’t looked back since.

Traditional Cement Tiles For Your Modern Home

Granada Tile

How To Add Traditional Cement Tiles To A Modern Home. Dwell Magazine recently shared some examples of how to add traditional materials, like cement tile, to modern homes. Coincidentally, they shared this incredible bathroom created by Barbara Bestor, one of our favorite designers and architects.

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20 Ways to Maximize a Small Outdoor Space

Trendir Magazine

You don’t need a large backyard space to enjoy the outdoors. Whether you want to sit outside in the springtime or cozy up in the fall, your geographical location does not matter when it comes to a balcony or patio space.