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*Laminate Flooring: The Best Hardwood Alternative?

December 5, 2010
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*Laminate Flooring:  The Best Hardwood Alternative?

There is no doubt hardwood is one of the most beautiful floorings for any home.  Even commercial establishments who opt for hardwood flooring want to evoke the deepest feelings of comfort and home from its visitors and tenants.  Unfortunately, hardwood floors come with a steep price.  Aside from being expensive, current global concerns on...
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*Illuminate with Glass Floor Tiles

December 5, 2010
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*Illuminate with Glass Floor Tiles

Though glass has been used as floor tiles since the Roman times, it was only in the last decades when innovation and technology made it the newest trend in design, even for residential homes.  The peculiarity of glass against other materials is the ability to reflect or absorb light.  Glass blocks were previously more...
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*Choosing the Right Bathroom Tile

November 28, 2010
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While most of us are familiar with traditional bathrooms with ceramic tiles, there are now various materials to choose from, creating a bathroom design so unique it will make you feel you’re on holiday in a luxurious hotel. Other materials such as wood, granite, slate, marble, glass, and laminate can be used as bathroom...
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*Tips for Pool Installation

November 14, 2010
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*Tips for Pool Installation

Planning on building your own inground pool?  Pools are a great addition to any home! It provides a good exercise option for the family, not to mention the fun a child of any age can experience. Unknown to most, pools are not an easy installation.  Though the equipment used to maintain and operate a...
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*The Hottest Trends in Tiles

November 14, 2010
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*The Hottest Trends in Tiles

Tiles have been used for centuries in home finishing and decor.  Now, technology has made the possibilities of tile design endless in view of the different materials, colors, and sizes available.  Ceramic and porcelain tiles are commonly used for the bathroom and the kitchen because of its resistance against water and moisture. Current trends...
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*Get the Right Kitchen Sink

November 14, 2010
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*Get the Right Kitchen Sink

In the kitchen, one of the most functional parts is the sink.  The sink is where most of our cooking accessories end up!  As such, it has to fit the kind of lifestyle the household conforms to.  Aside from functionality, it also must complement the design of the kitchen, especially the kitchen countertop.  Considering...
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*Using Recycled Glass Tiles

November 8, 2010
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*Using Recycled Glass Tiles

One of the newest and hottest trend in design is use of recycled glass tiles.  Reclaimed glass from windows, jars, or bottles are now put to better use to beautify homes.  Instead of going to the landfill, these are processed through melting and are stamped into a mold to form a unique tile, quite...
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*Create an Eco-Friendly Bathroom

November 6, 2010
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*Create an Eco-Friendly Bathroom

As the world continues to move in an age when natural resources are depleting and waste disposal is becoming a problem, it is now considered responsible to utilize environmentally friendly products and adopt eco-friendly practices.  The construction industry is one of the industries greatly affects the environment.  The global reduction of rain forests and...
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*Keeping Pollutants and Contaminants Away from the Home

October 31, 2010
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*Keeping Pollutants and Contaminants Away from the Home

Pollutants and contaminants are not confined to the outdoors. They can also be found inside our home.  Though these cannot be eliminated entirely, it is best to follow a regimen to minimize and prevent them from flourishing.  Biological pollutants are hazards to the family’s health.  These can cause diseases or trigger allergic reactions.  Biological contaminants...
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*Choosing the Right Flooring for Your Home

October 31, 2010
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*Choosing the Right Flooring for Your Home

Choosing the right flooring may be one of the most difficult decisions to make during home construction or renovation.  There are 4 basic types of floor to choose from — wood, ceramic tile, vinyl, and carpet.  The choice will depend on your home design, budget, and lifestyle.  Your flooring should match the overall design...
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