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*Discover the Edge of Glass Tiles

May 6, 2013
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*Discover the Edge of Glass Tiles

Glass tiles have not been around as long as ceramic tiles.  In the third century, they were mainly used for mosaics.  With the advancement in technology, glass tiles have become popular in recent years as accent and field tile.  It had even become durable enough for use as floor tiles.
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*The Possibilities of Ceramic Tiles

June 3, 2012
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*The Possibilities of Ceramic Tiles

Since the time of the Pharaohs, ceramic tiles were used in various structures for beauty and functionality.  These are evident with ceramic mosaics and tilework designs discovered in ancient structures in Mesopotamia, Persia, and Turkey.
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*Lowering the Cost of Tile Installation

May 16, 2012
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*Lowering the Cost of Tile Installation

Installation of ceramic tiles or porcelain tiles are relatively less expensive than using natural stones or other materials.  But there are high-end ceramic or porcelain tiles to produce floors or walls more elegant than using natural stones.  The general rule of thumb in home improvement or construction is – “the better the look, the...
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*Wooden Floors for Your Bathroom?

June 12, 2011
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*Wooden Floors for Your Bathroom?

Despite the advent of new materials in flooring, hardwood flooring remains the most elegant, timeless, and beautiful.  Hardwood floors are known to last for decades if cared for properly.  However, it does have a weakness no sealant can truly protect — water and moisture.  As such, no matter how great wood might look inside...
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*Ideas for Tile Flooring Transitions

April 2, 2011
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*Ideas for Tile Flooring Transitions

When designing the floors of our home, we usually want variations of flooring for each room.  Some would want wood floors for the living room, ceramics on the kitchen, and stone on the patio.  The dilemma with this concept is the transition of the floor from one room to the next, especially if there...
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*Options for Tile Trim

March 27, 2011
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*Options for Tile Trim

Planning an installation of tiles does not end with choosing the type, color, design, or layout.  Another factor many overlook is the choice of tile trim.  Unknown to many,  there are various types and styles of tile trim to finish off a tiled surface’s exposed edges.  The trim likewise has an impact on the...
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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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*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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