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.

Consider the Endless Marble Flooring Design Possibilities

Conestoga Tile Blog

However, it can be easily scratched so if you do install honed marble, you’ll want to adopt a “no shoes” policy in the home.

London Launch Party Alert

Diary of a Tile Addict

At CDW, many flooring and surface showrooms have an open door policy, so Clerkenwell is well worth a visit during the day. The Specifier’s Guide to Flooring from Kick-Start Publishing.

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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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

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.

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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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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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: 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.

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: 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.

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.

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: 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: 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.

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.

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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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: California Dreaming: A Profile on ARTO Brick and.

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, March 5, 2013. California Dreaming: A Profile on ARTO Brick and California Pavers. Los Angeles is a place where California history is still held sacred.

Avente Tile Talk: Simple Cement Tile Patterns are Playful & Powerful

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Simple Cement Tile Patterns are Playful & Powerful. — Written by Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Patterns establish the mood of a room – just like color.

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Avente Tile Talk: Artisan Porcelain Tiles for the Pool

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Artisan Porcelain Tiles for the Pool. By Arpi Nalbandian , Tileometry. Custom tile design by Carson Magness Landscapes at The Pasadena Showcase House of Design. Photo by Karol Franks via Flickr.

Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tiles Add to the Impeccable Details of.

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Cement Tiles Add to the Impeccable Details of Tucson-Area Restaurant. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. All photos provided by Sally Kane. I must begin this post by saying, thanks!

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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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Avente Tile Talk: Tiles with a Classic Spanish Touch

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Tiles with a Classic Spanish Touch. New Clay Arabesque Ceramic Tiles Offer Classic Spanish Touch.

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Avente Tile Talk: Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, September 18, 2012. Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012. Project Pick: Hand-Painted Spanish Ceramic Tile Risers Aventes Spanish Tiles are beautifully hand-painted in a variety of colors and patterns on ceramic bisque using time-honored techniques.

Avente Tile Talk: Tile Mosaics at the Cologne Cathedral

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Tile Mosaics at the Cologne Cathedral. Recently I had the pleasure of traveling to Cologne, Germany as part of BlogTour Cologne and while I was there I visited The Cologne Cathedral.

Avente Tile Talk: 13 Top Selling Tiles from 2013

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, January 7, 2014. 13 Top Selling Tiles from 2013. As another year begins, I always like to take stock of went well for Avente and where the company can improve. I also like to review the years top selling tiles.

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Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tile is Our Life

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Cement Tile is Our Life. For more than a decade, our company has been dedicated to providing cement tile products that are at the forefront of their class.

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Avente Tile Talk: Tile Patterns: Playing with Pinwheel Designs

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Tile Patterns: Playing with Pinwheel Designs. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. The pinwheel pattern is a popular and versatile tile layout that adds great visual interest by integrating solid color with decorative tiles into a timeless design.

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Avente Tile Talk: The Bellagio Resort: A Mosaic Tile Showcase

Tile Talk

Comment Policy. Tuesday, July 9, 2013. The Bellagio Resort: A Mosaic Tile Showcase. Image via Photographersnature.