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Playlist of the Week – USA

Architectural Ceramics

Week of June 29th, 2020. As the month of July approaches, the time for Summer fun and festivities arrives as well! This 4th of July season will bring new challenges in the post-COVID-19 new normal, including socially distant fireworks, virtual cheers and many more innovations that have kept us sane during these recent trying months. As the way of life slowly adapts and adjust to the “new world”, one thing remains the same: American Music.

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Regrouting Tile and Stone is The New Cool Fashion Trend!

The Tile Doctor

Tile and stone, when installed properly, is rarely ever changed due to failure of performance or because the tile or stones surface is wearing-out. On average, a tile installation remains in place about 17 years. General

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Post-Pandemic Dream Kitchen Guide

Why Tile

“Home” has taken on new meaning in 2020. Once a place to rest and recharge after work, school, and socializing, our homes are now makeshift offices, classrooms, gyms, studios—you name it.

Wrecked furniture but not as you know it

Diary of a Tile Addict

Waste is an unfortunate reality for the majority of industries, which is why at Diary of a Tile Addict we love to highlight companies and creatives seeking to minimise or re-use waste.

Week of June 29th, 2020 – American Design

Architectural Ceramics

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week. As June comes to an end, we enter July – the month of humidity, hot dogs, and of course some American spirit.

Choosing the Right Travertine Grout for Your Project, Made Easier: Starlike� Specialty Grout for Stone Projects

The Tile Doctor

Stone tile is a popular option for both indoor and outdoor projects, but whether youand#39;re using marble, slate, granite or travertine, grout and stone choice is an important decision. General

Ceramic Tile Collab: Sister Parish for Country Floors

Decorative Materials

Interior design would look little like it does today without the influence of Sister Parish and Albert Hadley. These prominent 20th-century designers moved the industry forward with daring, yet accessible aesthetics that captured the best of classic and contemporary concepts.

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Browse our showroom and so much more from the comfort of home with our virtual customer experience!

Realstone

From a Virtual Showroom visit to a virtual design tool, we will take you from inspired to installed without leaving the comfort of your home. Follow our 5 step process for a seamless experience. VISIT THE VIRTUAL SHOWROOM.

Are Grout Fumes Toxic?

The Tile Doctor

While cured epoxy poses minimal risks, liquid and partially-cured epoxies present health threats, requiring preventative measures during tile installation such as keeping an area well ventilated and wearing protective gear. General

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5 Tips for Designing Your Dream Kitchen

Kitchen and Residential Design

If you're a fan of cooking shows like "Hell's Kitchen," "Chopped," or "Top Chef," you may find yourself dreaming of the day when you can renovate your kitchen.

Eye-catching Colors and Never Before Seen Sizes: Introducing Bolt & Dash

Garden State Tile Blog

Garden State Tile has introduced the Bolt and Dash collections – two new colorful product lines offering a multitude of complementary hues to set the scene for any design.

Covid-19 Impacts And Ideas For Downsizing Seniors

JG Kitchens

Are you a senior looking to downsize into a smaller, easier-to-maintain home this season? Or are your parents? If so, my latest piece on what they’re dealing with in this dreadful season of COVID can potentially help!

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Tiling Over Existing Tile

The Tile Doctor

If the existing tiled surface is dimensionally stable, has the required expansion joints, and is satisfactorily on-plane, this method can be used. Its desirability, however, rests on the user. General

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Cool wallpapers that will enchant every room

Trendir Magazine

Though many of us remember wallpapers as being one of those items our grandmothers used to have in their kitchens, they have come a long way since then. Wallpapers have become the new “IT” item and we are all for it.

Do Architects Still Need to Draw?

Life of an Architect

Do architects still need to draw? This is a controversial topic to be certain, but is it something that should be considered when planning for the future of the profession and the education of future architects? I am not certain of my stance on the issue, but I do believe it needs open discussion.

The new Impertek website now online, with new functions and graphics

Ceramics of Italy

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5 Metallic Grout Color Options for Your Project

The Tile Doctor

One of the best ways to bring aesthetic pleasure to a home or business is the use of tile or mosaics. Tile projects can bring a great deal of eye appeal to any interior or exterior. General

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Invigorating Pantry Door Ideas – Smart Space Organization

Trendir Magazine

If you have ever watched any reality TV than you know everyone seems to have an immaculate pantry. From the door to the items inside everything seems so perfectly organized and ready to go.

Woodsafe Timber Protection from Sweden Sets Sail for Britain

The A to Z of Building

Woodsafe Timber Protection, one of Scandinavia's leading companies in fire-retardant wood surface layers and fire-retardant wood products, is establishing in the UK. Raketskolan Kiruna Sweden

SETTECENTO renews the partnership with the art director Massimo Nadalini

Ceramics of Italy

“ I’ve chosen Manifattura Ceramica as payoff to represent the Settecento style. Passion for work and love for materials are our drive for creating with craftsmanship warm finishes. We design surfaces starting from hand made skills in order to dedicate the outmost care and accuracy to details.

Epoxy Grout vs. Cement Grout

The Tile Doctor

Grout is a thick paste that has many applications. The application most people are familiar with is for filling cracks between tiles to help keep them in place. Tile grout is typically cement-based. General

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How to Make Your Home More Secure for Your Family

Kitchen and Residential Design

You need to feel safe inside your home. Increase home security to ward off or deter anyone or anything from harming your family with a few practical ways. Photo by Gwendal Cottin on Unsplash Your home has a chance of being targeted by criminals at any given moment wherever you live in the US.

Hybrid City Competition Results Offer Solutions to Improve Both Sustainability and Efficiency

The A to Z of Building

Metsä Wood’s Hybrid City Challenge called for ways to make construction more sustainable, while maintaining efficiency using current building methods. The answer lies in hybrid

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Mosaicos

Liebe Leser, ja, ich weiß, ich habe diesen Blog schädlich vernachlässigt. An Themen lag es eigentlich nicht. Aber nun ist es hier erstmal vorbei - ich bereite meine Themen nämlich nun im Magazin von MOSÁICO Zementfliesen auf. Hier ist mein erster Beitrag: [link] Ich hoffe wir sehen uns dort! Dear readers, if you are interested to read in German, you can find my texts about art, history, pattern etc. in the "Magazin" of MOSÁICO Zementfliesen - see above link. Hope to see you there

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Is Epoxy Grout Toxic?

The Tile Doctor

Most epoxy and cement grouts are considered hazardous, corrosive and dangerous. The Tile Doctorand#39;s epoxy grout is the safest non toxic grout option. General

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Why Colored Grout is Now The Latest Design Trend

The Tile Doctor

The days are gone when grout was just something functional you used to hold tiles in place. Grout is a serious consideration in the overall aesthetic of not only the tile work itself, but for every room in the house. General

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Floor Tile Installation Methods

The Tile Doctor

Letand#39;s start out by choosing a method. The method includes how the substrate will be prepared to receive the tile, the necessary materials, and can include the type of tile used. General

Wall Tile Installation Methods

The Tile Doctor

Wall Tile Installation Methods Letand#39;s start out by choosing a method. The method includes how the substrate will be prepared to receive the tile, the necessary materials, and can include the type of tile used. General

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Shower Tile Installation

The Tile Doctor

Porcelain, ceramic, and stone tile can be used in tile lined showers to create beautiful, durable, and long lasting installations. Starlike Waterproof Tile Grout is perfect when installing new shower tile. General

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What is the Best Grout for Porcelain Tile?

The Tile Doctor

Starlike grout is ideal for porcelain tiles. This high-quality epoxy grout is easy to work with and completely non-toxic, making it safe for installers, consumers, pets, and the environment. General

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Pools and Decks

The Tile Doctor

Ceramic, porcelain, and stone tile decks and patios, this section will detail these installations. For tiling patios on concrete slabs on grade, look in Floors Exterior.This section will deal with elevated tile patios and tile decks. General

Countertop Decking

The Tile Doctor

Porcelain, ceramic, or stone tile can be used on all manner of tile countertops. The term decking refers to the wood that covers the tops of the cabinets or shelves beneath the tile countertops. General

Shower And Tub Layouts

The Tile Doctor

Porcelain, ceramic and stone tile imparts a long lasting and easily maintained surface for bathtub surrounds and shower walls. The layout of the tile, according to industry standards, is the same for any other tiled installation. General

Sorting Floor Tile

The Tile Doctor

Sorting Floor Tile Both stone and ceramic tile can have patterns on their surface as well as color variances. Ceramic tile is often manufactured with patterns imprinted on the surface and color or shade differences. General

Sorting Wall Tile

The Tile Doctor

Both stone and ceramic tile can have patterns on their surface as well as color variances. Ceramic tile is often manufactured with patterns imprinted on the surface and color or shade differences. General

Sorting CounterTop Tile for Installation

The Tile Doctor

Both stone and ceramic tile can have patterns on their surface as well as color variances. Ceramic tile is often manufactured with patterns imprinted on the surface. The patterns may be identical on each tile. General

Sorting Tile For Shower and Tub Installation

The Tile Doctor

Both stone and ceramic tile can have patterns on their surface as well as color variances. Ceramic tile is often manufactured with patterns imprinted on the surface. The patterns may be identical on each tile. General