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tile

  • Trend Watch: Wood-Look Tile

    For look, finish and durability, hardwoods are hard to beat. But what about using hardwoods in rooms that are more suited to other types of materials, such as the bathroom? Thanks…

  • You CAN Paint Tile

    Before our second child was born, we realized that our bathroom, shown above, needed some serious TLC. After three years of time warping every time we needed to tinkle and one…

  • Tiling Made Easy Sans Mortar and Mastic

    Installing a tile kitchen backsplash or shower surround is one of the most popular do-it-yourself projects, but mastering the tile application process can be frustrating and full of trial and error.…

  • From Vinyl to Vivacious Using Stencils

    February was Home Hack month over at Apartment Therapy and Gregory Han, the managing editor of the LA site, created this amazing Home Hack that transformed the vinyl white floor of…

  • Tattoo Your Kitchen Tile

    During the overhaul of our kitchen, there were a couple of things that despite my best efforts, I couldn’t quite come up with a game plan for. Some things, like my…

  • Benefits of Terrazo Flooring

    Terrazo flooring is an Italian flooring technique that looks like luxury marble, but without the high cost. To produce terrazzo, pieces of aggregate (marble, glass or stone chips) are mixed with…

  • Easiest Kitchen Backsplash Install Ever

    If you’re short on time, money and effort but still need covet a new tile backsplash then it looks like SIMPLEMAT is for you. It literally adheres to your current backsplash…

  • Door Sixteen has Great Taste

    We’ve stumbled across a new houseblog called Door Sixteen and we’re impressed with their bathroom remodel and choice of tile (multi-colored marble hexagon).…

  • Replacing Bathtub Sealant

    If the sealant in your bathtub has become moldy or is just old and not protecting as well as it should, it may be time to replace it. Even if the…

  • How to Lay a Sub Floor

    Anytime someone is installing new flooring, whether it is carpet, wood, vinyl, or laminate, the floor beneath should be as level as possible. Of course each type of flooring will be…

  • Selecting Tiles

    Choosing the right tile can be an arduous and painful process, but it doesn’t have to be. Instead visualize how your ideal tile will look in your home before setting foot…