Sat.Oct 05, 2019 - Fri.Oct 11, 2019

Your Room’s Focal Point: The Fireplace

Architectural Ceramics

The product above is our VTile in a classy step pattern. It’s that time of year when fireplaces become more than a beautiful centerpiece — they are also a source of warmth and comfort.

Trending: Tropical

Diary of a Tile Addict

In August we took a look at the tile world’s tropical offerings and this year at Cersaie company after company were incorporating jungle print into their collections.

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Cut Your Risk of Catching a Cold with these Three Simple Home Changes

JG Kitchens

It’s that time of year again! Kids are back in school. Work is ramping up. So it must be time for another head and chest cold to kick in. if you’re as sick of getting sick as I am, consider making these simple changes to your home. I shared three of them in my latest piece.

Reader Question: How to connect exterior drain tile to sump crock?

The Armchair Builder

October 9, 2019 We had a question come in this week regarding one of our drain tile videos. The question was: “How do you connect the exterior drain tile around the foundation to the sump crock in the interior of the basement?”So ”So it’s pretty common to run drain tile around the foundation of today’s new […]. Owner-Builder

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Week of October 7, 2019 – Fireplaces

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts. As summer weather slowly gives way to cooler temperatures, we feel compelled to cuddle up with a blanket and our favorite book (or streaming service when the mood strikes.)

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Partners in light play

Diary of a Tile Addict

Metallic tiles and pearlescents both bring something magical to the tile world. The way they play with light and change colour offers a new experience each time they are viewed. At Cersaie many companies incorporated these two effects into their ranges, each presenting something a little different.

How Your HVAC Unit Affects Your Power Bill

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Once a month, you’ll be faced with an unpleasant surprise in your mailbox: the power bill! No matter how careful you are about turning off the lights or how much you budget for the bill, it can still catch you off guard. .

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Airthings Launches New Healthy Building Solution at EXPO REAL to Make Your Building Smart Now

The A to Z of Building

Airthings, award winning Norwegian specialists in air quality and manufacturers of the best-selling digital radon detectors, is launching its new Healthy Building Solution at EXPO REAL at Hall A3 at


Pretty Pastels

Diary of a Tile Addict

The bold colour trend of the year has definitely not disappeared, however some companies have preferred to take a gentler approach. Incorporating pastels in a range of ways, these soft collections add a graceful air to interiors.

Cafe At Home – How To Equip Your Kitchen With The Best Coffee Makers

Kitchen and Residential Design

Taxidermy and felines aren’t the hot topics they were before, but when people were getting stuffed cats, the taxidermist could have used all sorts of methods to get their pelts off. Similarly, there’s more than one way to skin a cat when it comes to kitchen coffee makers.

The Ultimate Kitchen Lighting Guide

Trendir Magazine

Lighting does wonders for your complexion, the ambiance, and your kitchen. It’s one of those essential items that simply makes sense to have. There is truly no other place in a home that begs for a lighting plan quite like the kitchen.

Steel Stair Panels – Guardrails and Handrails

Life of an Architect

"Stairapalooza" might not be the best word for it but guardrailapalooza definitely isn't any better. Handrailapalooza? Nope, that's not it either, but that's really what today's post is all about. the steel guardrails and wood handrails at the monumental stair at my Oak Grove project.

Trending: Tropical II

Diary of a Tile Addict

Paul Ceramiche presented one of the most colourful selections of jungle print tiles at Cersaie with their Yes! Collection – offerring a whole range of bright colours in variations of green, blue, red, orange, and yellow, and a pattern that was solely leafy in nature.

Essential tips to keep your kitchen counter tops in tip-top shape

Trendir Magazine

Though the kitchen is one of the most loved and used areas of the home, it is also one of those places where clutter can occur quite quickly.