Open Door Policy

KB Culture

And here's a little something for the absent-minded among us. This clever door-within-a door feature [aka, 'AddWash'] is quite the convenience.

These 9 Stores Have the Best Return Policies

Apartment Therapy

Oh, the joys of online shopping. Not only can you bypass crazy long checkout lines and cramped dressing rooms, you get all the stuff you ordered delivered straight to your front door. READ MORE ». Shopping Guides. Affiliate. Money

Bad News: L.L. Bean Got Rid of Its Lifetime Return Policy

Apartment Therapy

We're crying into our Bean boots, because the Maine-based retailer has gotten rid of its legendary lifetime return policy. It's a sad day for L.L. Bean devotees. READ MORE ». Fashion & Beauty.

Solid T&E Policies and Programs Help Employees Make Good Decisions

Apartment Therapy

In most cases the employee wants to do the right thing but, for a variety of reasons - potentially including the lack of a fair and comprehensive travel and expense (T&E) policy that provides guidance – the employee simply does not know what the right thing is. A solid and unambiguous policy can prevent these types of situations and help the employee make a good decision regarding what to do and, ultimately, a good decision about the company’s money.

Implement a One-In-One-Out Policy -- Now

Apartment Therapy

Jane & Dan''s Multifunctional Live/Work Studio. Once the joy of giving and receiving has died down, we often find ourselves with, shall we say. more things than we had last month.

Crossville, Inc. Wins CTDA Supplier of the Year Award

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Members rate up to three suppliers each on the following criteria: leadership, marketing, training, technology, communication, policies, and product shipment and support. Congratulations to Crossville, Inc. on winning the second annual CTDA Supplier of the Year award!

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Aqua Mix® Grout Release

CUSTOM Insights Blog

It’s like an insurance policy, making the cleanup of typical grout residue faster and easier. Have you ever experienced grout sticking to your tile making cleaup time consuming? There is a better and more efficient way to work. Many common tile types, including porcelain and stone, can pose a challenge during the grouting process. Natural stone, textured tile, matte unpolished porcelain tiles, or tiles with a coating commonly pose a challenge when cleaning grout haze or residue.

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One Woman in California Successfully Returned a Dead Christmas Tree to Costco

Apartment Therapy

We love Costco — and its famously generous return policy — but is there a point at which consumers abuse their rights to, well, always be right ?

Benefits of Pre-Sealing Cement Tile

Tile Talk

This optional step is a great insurance policy to protect your tiles from the hazards of installers while making sure the grout is easily removed. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

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What's The Last Thing You Returned? And How Did It Go?

Apartment Therapy

made me think about returns and return policies. A generous return policy encourages us to buy more freely, but how often does that return end up being incredibly frustrating or even impossible? Jennifer's Touch of Hollywood Glamour. Pin it.

Do You Drunk Shop? Turns Out, You're Not Alone

Apartment Therapy

Sure, you may throw off your budget for the month, but with generous return policies, you can generally undo the monetary consequences of a shopping spree with the sort of ease that you will not find when attempting to retract 3 am text to an ex-partner.

Aqua Mix® Grout Release

CUSTOM Insights Blog

It’s like an insurance policy, making the cleanup of typical grout residue faster and easier. Have you ever experienced grout sticking to your tile making cleaup time consuming? There is a better and more efficient way to work. Many common tile types, including porcelain and stone, can pose a challenge during the grouting process. Natural stone, textured tile, matte unpolished porcelain tiles, or tiles with a coating commonly pose a challenge when cleaning grout haze or residue.

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Aqua Mix® Grout Release

CUSTOM Insights Blog

It’s like an insurance policy, making the cleanup of typical grout residue faster and easier. Have you ever experienced grout sticking to your tile making cleaup time consuming? There is a better and more efficient way to work. Many common tile types, including porcelain and stone, can pose a challenge during the grouting process. Natural stone, textured tile, matte unpolished porcelain tiles, or tiles with a coating commonly pose a challenge when cleaning grout haze or residue.

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New Study Findings Reveal Several Widespread Performance Issues Faced by Building Owners

The A to Z of Building

A new study entitled "Optimizing the Owner Organization: The Impact of Policies and Practices on Performance" has recently been published by Dodge Data & Analytics as part of its

Nervous About Buying Furniture Online? Follow These 4 Tips to Make a Better Purchase

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

A workable return policy is key. Image: Cherith Craft Interiors Check the return policy No one wants to go into a purchase thinking they may end up sending it back. Is there a time limit to their return policy? Thinking about buying furniture online?

Avente Tile Talk: Artist Series Cement Tile Collection Grows with.

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Artist Series Cement Tile Collection Grows with Guillermo & Tania. By Arpi Nalbandian , Tileometry.

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NAW Update on Overtime Regulations

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

A number of members of the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity (PPWO), the business coalition NAW helps manage which is leading the effort in opposition to the proposed regulations, have met with OIRA (and the representatives of other federal agencies including the White House’s Domestic Policy Council, the Small Business Administration (SBA), and DoL) to explain in oftentimes granular detail, the impact of the rule. CTDA Wants You To Know. CTDA Home | Contact Us.

These Are the Cult Favorite Brands that Offer Lifetime Warranties on Everything

Apartment Therapy

If you, like me, feel serious shopping stress whenever you need to make a purchase, you probably make it a point to shop at stores that have easy or extended return policies.

What Most People Don't Know About Renter's Insurance

Apartment Therapy

For example, your roommate's renter's insurance policy might not cover your stuff. There's a lot about the roommate experience that can be tricky. Like chores , chores and, uh. chores. But even after you've mastered homekeeping, there are still some things about sharing a home that may come as a surprise. READ MORE ». Resources for Renters. Real Estate. Renting

Avente Tile Talk: Islamic Star Patterns in Tile Design

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Islamic Star Patterns in Tile Design. By Selena Madden. As a recent Art History graduate from Loyola Marymount University, the Arts of Islam became a favorite subject among the various cultures and styles I studied. Iran or Central Asia, 15th Century.

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Avente Tile Talk: The Buyer's Guide to Ceramic Tiles

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, June 4, 2013. The Buyers Guide to Ceramic Tiles. Ceramic tiles are materials that can add glamor and value to any part of your home. Although initial cost can be expensive, these tiles are easy to maintain and can stand the test of time.

The Best Mattress: Rest Easy with Freshome’s Top Pick

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

More often than not, you’re better off going with an affordable mattress with a lenient warranty and return policy. On top of being a luxury mattress with an excellent shipping and return policy, it’s also relatively affordable, preventing any financial-based late-night tossing and turning.

Avente Tile Talk: Portuguese Ceramic Tile: Architectural History and.

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Portuguese Ceramic Tile: Architectural History and Preservation Through the Ages. Ceramic tile façade in Portugal.

Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tile Tips for the Pattern Shy

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Cement Tile Tips for the Pattern Shy. — By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Weve been Playing with Pattern in Tile Design this month and shown you how Simple Patterns are Powerful !

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Avente Tile Talk: Portuguese Ceramic Tile Artistry

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, December 3, 2013. Portuguese Ceramic Tile Artistry. Panel of Portuguese ceramic tiles by Jorge Colaço (1922), representing Henry the Navigator at the Sagres Promonory. Lisbon, Pavilhão Carlos Lopes. Photo by Joaquim Alves Gaspar, Lisboa, Portugal.

Avente Tile Talk: Cheers! Looking forward to Tile in 2014

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, December 31, 2013. Cheers! Looking forward to Tile in 2014. 2013 has been a year of tremendous growth, exciting change, stronger partnerships, and a lot of learning coupled with fun about a product I really love. Cuban Heritage Tile in Lobby.

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Avente Tile Talk: Avente Tile Owner Selected to Participate in.

Tile Talk

From strict sale policies, to reduced prices and no sales tax, the internet has created a new frontier for the industry to navigate. Comment Policy. Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Avente Tile Owner Selected to Participate in Coverings Discussion.

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Avente Tile Talk: Porcelain Tiles from Spain and the World Cup

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Porcelain Tiles from Spain and the World Cup. If you, like millions of others, watched the Brazil vs. Croatia soccer match that marked the start of the World Cup on June 12, then you saw the Arena Corinthians stadium in Brazil where the game was played.

Tile Installation-Tile Repair-Tile Experts: Tile Excellence: OLD.

Tile Excellence

The policies of the online review sites allow anyone with a computer to say anything they want with no proof or substance regarding the service you provided them more than often just outright lies. Wednesday, January 1, 2014.

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New York Now Has a Museum Dedicated to Chocolate

Apartment Therapy

Most museums have a strict no eating or drinking policy, however a most wonderful exception has arrived in the form of New York City's first chocolate museum, a 5,000-square foot space which combines art, history and the popular confection under one roof.

Avente Tile Talk: Carter's Hand-Painted Ceramic Tiles, Murals and.

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, August 13, 2013. Carters Hand-Painted Ceramic Tiles, Murals and Façades - Disappearing History. When I set out to write this blog article, I intended to put a few words to a photograph of the Poole Arms (in Poole, Dorset, UK,) with its striking green tile fa ç ade.

Avente Tile Talk: New & Old Cement Tile Patterns Heat up the Strip

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, April 29, 2014. New & Old Cement Tile Patterns Heat up the Strip. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Greetings from Las Vegas! This week Im in Las Vegas making my yearly pilgrimage to Coverings 2014 , an annual tile trade show.

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Avente Tile Talk: Creative floor tiling

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, November 27, 2012. Creative floor tiling. Its a bit of a story to this tile project as this section of the floor has been concrete for a few years.

Avente Tile Talk: Pavers, Tiles and Fountains: Mediterranean.

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Pavers, Tiles and Fountains: Mediterranean Gardens and Courtyards. It is a warm summer evening in the south of Italy and the garden beckons for company.

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Avente Tile Talk: Patterned Tiles are Power Play at Coverings 2014

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Patterned Tiles are Power Play at Coverings 2014. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

Avente Tile Talk: Thanks Tile Heritage Foundation

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Thanks Tile Heritage Foundation. There are few things I like more than seeing stunning tile installations, new tile designs and meeting creative tile artists!

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Avente Tile Talk: A tile shower installation- Time lapsed video.

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, September 25, 2012. A tile shower installation- Time lapsed video/explanation. How to tile a shower in 48 seconds! Ah wouldnt that be nice but in reality it took a bit longer.

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Avente Tile Talk: Innovation, possibilities and technology in ceramic.

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Innovation, possibilities and technology in ceramic tile. This past week I attended an event in Boston that was hosted by Tile of Spain which showed the advances that have been made in ceramic tile.

Avente Tile Talk: Coverings 2013 Floors Attendees with New Tile.

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Coverings 2013 Floors Attendees with New Tile, Stone Designs. Coverings 2013 lived up to, and exceeded, all expectations as THE Ultimate Tile + Stone Experience.

Avente Tile Talk: Go Green with Tile

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Sunday, March 17, 2013. Go Green with Tile. Project Pick: Create a Mosaic with Gourmet Garden Tiles. The green of Saint Paddys day, springing the clocks forward, and the warmer temperatures have us thinking about Spring and the outdoor garden.

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