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*Types of Stone Tile Flooring

March 12, 2011
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*Types of Stone Tile Flooring

Stone and ceramic floors are known to be the earliest building materials.  These have been found in ancient structures and have endured centuries.  And until the present times, stone and ceramic floors are showcased in entryways, bathrooms, kitchens, living rooms, and patios.  Both stone and ceramic floors are installed on flat and solid substrates...
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*Guide to Buying Bathtubs

February 12, 2011
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*Guide to Buying Bathtubs

Bathtubs are a typical plumbing fixture in the bathroom.  They come in various types and can be made as either stand-alone or in conjunction with a shower.  With the advent of technology, bathtubs are manufactured from other materials and shapes.  While 19th century bathtubs are made from cast iron lined with porcelain, modern tubs...
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*Guide to Resilient Flooring

January 9, 2011
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*Guide to Resilient Flooring

Resilient flooring is used to describe materials made from linoleum, cork, rubber, polyurethane, asphalt composites, or vinyl.  Due to the huge popularity of vinyl, it is commonly referred to as resilient flooring despite the fact the category covers other materials. The popularity of resilient flooring is largely attributed to its affordability and flexibility.  Vinyl...
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*Underlay Options for Ceramic and Stone Flooring

January 9, 2011
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*Underlay Options for Ceramic and Stone Flooring

Ceramic tile and natural stone are great options for flooring and are starting to gain as much popularity as other flooring materials.  Ceramic and stone are durable but they are prone to chipping and cracks.  This is especially true if the subfloor is unstable, prone to getting wet and/or installation has not been done...
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*Installing Carpet Tiles

December 26, 2010
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*Installing Carpet Tiles

Carpet tiles are sections of carpet sized in squares instead of rolled entirely.  These come in a variety of colors, styles, and designs.  The advantages of carpet tile is its’ easy installation and repair.  Carpet tiles available in the market can either be adhesive or non-adhesive.  Adhesive type carpet tiles are installed by removing...
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*The Natural Design of a Spa

December 26, 2010
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As we go about the hustle and bustle of everyday living, stress has become a staple induced by our jobs and lifestyles.  As such, most have to find ways to de-stress and relax.  For this reason, going to the spa has become a popular destination and a lucrative business. A critical aspect of entering...
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*Options for the Perfect Garage Flooring

December 22, 2010
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First impressions last, so make the front of your home as presentable as its interiors. This includes the garage which, sadly in time,  gets to be the messiest place in a house and the last to get a thorough cleaning, much less a makeover. Parked cars only do so much to cover-up for cracked...
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*Keeping the Home Safe for Seniors

December 19, 2010
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*Keeping the Home Safe for Seniors

Seniors make up thirteen percent of the United States’ population. The number of senior citizens sixty five and over is expected to triple by 2020 as the country continues to face a gerontological phenomenon called “the graying of America.” As such, culture shifts have been directed towards providing sustainable elderly care. Although the elderly...
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*Choosing the Right Glass Shower Door

December 14, 2010
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*Choosing the Right Glass Shower Door

Glass shower doors have now become a symbol of luxury and elegance in any bathroom.  Unlike shower curtains, shower enclosures keep water away from the rest of the bathroom more successfully.  There are less complaints on wet floors or puddles inside the bathroom.  Of course, there are a lot of considerations before installing glass...
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*How to Repair Vinyl Floor Tiles

December 5, 2010
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*How to Repair Vinyl Floor Tiles

The good thing about vinyl floors is it is quite affordable compared to other types of flooring.  When well taken cared of, it will hold well just as good as other flooring materials.  However, manufacturers are now producing vinyl flooring with higher technology guaranteed to be tougher than ordinary vinyl flooring.  Though these high-end...
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