Tidying Up: How to Clean Up Different Tile Types

Architectural Ceramics

It’s no secret that Americans have fallen in love with Marie Kondo and her mission to clean up homes across the nation. Check out the following tips below, organized into categories, to care for and maintain your porcelain, ceramic, glass or natural stone tile.

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How To Choose Wall Tile

The Tile Doctor

Tile is an affordable and somewhat easy way to update your kitchen or bathroom.There are several types of wall tile to choose from. Probably the most common types of wall tile are porcelain and ceramic wall tile. General

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How to Install Starlike Grout

The Tile Doctor

Learn how to prepare and install Starlike Grout. Starlike is the only product that can be used in three diferent ways: as an Epoxy filler for grouting, an adhesive for tiles, or a decorative wall smoother. General

How to Incorporate Luxurious Statement Stones

As The Tile Turns

Many of our clients find themselves drawn to a particular type of stone —and eager to incorporate it into their projects. Typically, their goal is to elevate interiors by creatively incorporating bold stone features. Have you ever fallen head over heels in love.with stone tile?

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How to Choose Grout Colors

The Tile Doctor

Turning Grout Work into Art Work Learning how to choose grout color is important if you are ready to take advantage of the full range of possibilities when it comes to making the most out of each tile project you work on.

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How to Make a More Sustainable Kitchen

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

So if you want to have a more eco-friendly home, the place to start is in making a sustainable kitchen. As far as costs go, you could be looking at hundreds to thousands of dollars if it’s time to get more sustainable appliances. Also, try to buy reusable or recyclable.

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How to Install Specialty Tile Floors

The Tile Doctor

In this section, weand#39;ll describe three specialty tile installation situations you may encounter given how versatile ceramic, porcelain and stone tile are for flooring and transforming them into beautiful surfaces.

How To Choose Bathroom Floor Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Or how about a vibrant colourful feature wall to start your day right? There are so many tiling choices to suit every tiling need that it can quickly become overwhelming, so use this guide to help choose the best bathroom floor tiles for you. Ready to Make a House a Home?

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How to Install Glass Tile

The Tile Doctor

Glass tiles can bring beauty to any environment. Glass tiles are a great way to bring a look of elegance to your home without spending a lot of money. Glass tiles offer a lot of versatility as for aesthetics go as well. General

Beyond Modern Farmhouse: How to Use Shiplap

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

What is shiplap and how did it get so popular? The name shiplap originally referred to wood planks with notches (called rabbets) cut on each side of the board. These notches allowed builders of ships, barns and homes to provide some protection from seawater and rain.

How to Clean and Maintain Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

From floors to walls, cement tiles come with many benefits that outlast both ceramic tiles and hardwood floors. While cement tiles have been proven to last many, many years, they still require the regular cleaning and occasional tile-specific maintenance to remain strong and beautiful.

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How To: Install A Cement Tile Floor

Granada Tile

Now that you’ve decided on your pattern, how do you install a tile floor to ensure it will be beautiful for years to come? concrete tiles Houzz how to SFGate tile installation

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How to Install Ceramic Tile Floor

Tile Excellence

Tile Excellence responds to bad advise on "how to lay ceramic tile" found on ask.com. In response to the question, "How to Install Ceramic Tile Floor" "To i nstall ceramic tile , first grout the area. A pply more grout to the seams and let it dry for several hours. The advice given below and to this reader was based on my experience with this master tile installer, I feel I can respond. 1- GROUT is NOT used to lay the tile! !

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How to Tile Interior Floors - Installation Tutorial

The Tile Doctor

Interested in tiling an indoor floor? This installation tutorial will detail the application of stone tile or ceramic tile on interior floors. In the following photos, we will see an upstairs bathroom remodeled. General

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How to Make Your Powder Room Pop

As The Tile Turns

If this tiny room is anything less than spectacular, you're missing out on a huge opportunity to make a design statement while keeping costs to a minimum. Is your powder room a place of sanctuary — or has it become your home's most forgotten and neglected corner?

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How to Decide on the Best Fencing Materials

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

It can be easy to look at the fence panels alone to determine the price. But that’s before you take into account the posts you’ll need, any additional parts like gate pieces and labor costs to install the fence. Here’s a guide to help: Wood.

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How to Style Outdoor Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Whether you’ve got an expansive garden or a small patio your outdoor space should be a place you wish to escape to, where you can relax and unwind. By styling your outdoor space to reflect and enhance your outdoor tiles, you can make your patio an inviting extension of your home.

Kitchen Sinks: How to Choose the Best Style for Your Needs

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

However, with so many styles to choose from, are homeowners choosing style over function? How can you determine which type of kitchen sink is best for your needs? Consumers are primarily looking for the right kitchen sink to complement their personal style,” Gallagher says.

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How to Make Your Powder Room Pop

As The Tile Turns

If this tiny room is anything less than spectacular, you're missing out on a huge opportunity to make a design statement while keeping costs to a minimum. Is your powder room a place of sanctuary — or has it become your home's most forgotten and neglected corner?

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How to Seal Cement Tile Grout

Granada Tile

Cement tiles are handmade artisan products renowned for their amazing array of design possibilities and unmatched durability when compared to other tiles. While cement and ceramic tiles can look very similar, they are very different products and need to be treated and maintained differently.

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How to Tile a Backsplash

Granada Tile

Cement tiles are a popular choice for kitchen backsplashes for their many unique styles and ability to protect the walls from splashes and spills. Liven up your space with colorful patterns and mosaic designs, and add durability and efficiency to your kitchen with cement backsplash tiles.

How To Choose the Tile for Bathrooms

The Tile Doctor

It is funny that bathrooms, the smallest rooms in the home, can be the most intricate and so involved, considering the space is so small. There are many tile considerations which include floors, counters, backsplash and shower. General

How to Tile a Bathtub - Installation Tutorial

The Tile Doctor

The following photographs and text will detail one method for erecting mortar bed walls to receive tile in a tub surround using the one coat mortar method where the mortar wall is applied in one coat without a scratch coat.

How to Revive Old Tile and Grout

The Tile Doctor

The good news is, there is an alternative to re-grouting or taking on a whole new tile installation. Very often, replacing the tiles in a home require extensive work and can be costly. General

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How to Find the Perfect Concrete Tile Pattern

Granada Tile

Let’s explore some tips on how to find the ideal tile pattern for your space, with inspiration and examples to help you take your design to the perfect level. How to Choose a Concrete Tile. Examine the thickness to be sure it’s uniform.

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How To Choose the Tile for Bathrooms

Tile Doctor

Design Examples DIY bathroom how to choose bathroom tile tile It is funny that bathrooms, the smallest rooms in the home, can be the most intricate and so involved, considering the space is so small.

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How to Install Kitchen Tile Backsplash

Tile Excellence

How to Install a Kitchen Tile Backsplash : Rooms : Home & Garden Television - [link]. backsplash diy diy tile glass tile How to how to install kitchen Backsplash kitchen tile mosaic designs tile installation

How To Clean Your Tile & Grout: The Simple Guide

Garden State Tile Blog

Hard surfaces such as ceramic, porcelain, natural stone, and glass tile are some of the most durable and easy to maintain options for floors, walls, and backsplashes. And, with just a little routine cleaning, you can keep them looking like new for years to come.

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How to Plan the Perfect Shower Niche

The London Tile Co.

A shower niche is not only highly functional, but it can also add to the design and aesthetic of your bathroom space. Where to Start. When planning a shower niche there are several things to consider to make sure your shower niche turns out perfectly.

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How to Install Tile on Stairs - Installation Tutorial

The Tile Doctor

This section will detail the installation of ceramic or stone tile on stairways. Both ceramic and stone tile can be installed over stairways constructed of concrete, steel, and wood. General

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How to Install Tile Floors Outdoors - An Overview Tutorial

The Tile Doctor

Generally, ceramic, porcelain, or stone tile can be installed over suitable substrates in exterior locations, including mortar beds over concrete slabs and directly onto concrete slabs. General

How to Tile Pools and Fountains - Installation Tutorial

The Tile Doctor

Both ceramic and stone tile can be used to tile pools and fountains. However, certain types of tile and stone should not be used inside pools or fountains. There are types of tile that are manufactured specifically for this usage. General

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How to Stay Organized on a Cross-Country Move

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

There is no practical option to take things slow and move in chunks, or even bring the most important items to your new place in a few loads. If you’re looking for a guide on how to stay organized, you’ve come to the right place.

How to Tile Walls Indoors - Installation Tutorial

The Tile Doctor

These tile projects can include the typical installations of bathroom tile tubs, bathroom tile showers, and kitchen tile backsplashes, It also includes various rooms with tiled wainscoting and tiled interior veneers. General

How To Get The World Traveler Look

Granada Tile

Central to the room and to her creativity is the clawfoot bathtub, perched on a floor of Granada Tile’s Cluny cement tiles , custom colored in turquoise and white.

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How To Create Your Own Japanese Garden

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Japanese gardens are created to be spaces of meditation and reflection. Wouldn’t it be nice to relax here after work? Wouldn’t it be nice to have a place to relax and feel peaceful—maybe even downright Zen ? Stay True to the Culture of a Japanese Garden.

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How to Make Your Home Stand Out to Buyers

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

There are plenty of typical things to do before listing your home for sale — cleaning, de-cluttering, staging, and so on. We all know of these obvious tasks, but what are some of the less obvious ways to make your home sell fast and stand out amongst the sea of For Sale signs?

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How to Grout Glass Tile – 4 Tips for a Flawless Finish

Tile Doctor

Learning how to grout glass tile is not very difficult, and the result can be stunning if you use the right techniques and products. It is important to take the same kind of care. How-To

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How to Install Tile in a Steam Room

The Tile Doctor

As always, follow the Manufacturers recommendations for all the products you plan to use. These projects are complicated and require many technical elements not found in general residential and commercial projects.

How to Choose the Right Size Tile

Granada Tile

In this post we explore the different aspects of tile size, how they influence the appearance of a space, and how to choose the right size. Choosing Tile Relative to the Space. Start by measuring your space to be tiled by the length and width of the floor or wall.

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How to Choose Wall Tile

The Tile Doctor

Tile is an affordable and somewhat easy way to update your kitchen or bathroom. There are several types of wall tile to choose from. How-To Material - Tile, Natural Stone, Marble Surfaces - Wall, Floor, Countertop tile wall tile

Learn How To Install Tile in Showers - Installation Tutorial

The Tile Doctor

The following photos and text concern the tiling of a residential shower using a one coat mortar method on solid backing. The ceramic tile chosen was a ceramic wall tile and the floor was also tiled. General

Handmade Cement Tiles: How to Instantly Improve the Look and Feel of Your Space

Granada Tile

From the stunning Bordeaux to the Moroccan-inspired Arabesque , Granada Tile’s handmade cement tiles are sweeping the world as a unique way to improve the look and feel of any space. While our stock of available tiles are gorgeous by themselves, you are not limited to them.

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