Mosaic tile is emerging more and more as a modern design concept, despite its very classical roots. Partly, this has to do with more new materials – glass, high quality plastics, polished ceramics, etc. – that lend this time-tested tile a contemporary feel. Mosaic tile is showing up in kitchen and bathroom designs, on outdoor patios, in entryways…all over! This has to do with tile’s durability and mosaic’s appealing and flexible visual appearance. So savvy home remodelers can achieve whatever look they want as they go through their home improvement project without sacrificing strength for aesthetics.
It’s fairly common knowledge that one of the fastest, easiest, and least expensive ways to enhance the appearance and value of your bathroom is to add new bathroom tiling, or replace your existing tile. But picking just the right bathroom tiles – the style, color, material, size, and installation type – can be a little confusing. Though it’s a relatively inexpensive change, altering the bathroom tiling on your walls, floors, or even in your shower can dramatically change the appearance of your bathroom. So where’s a remodeler to start?... Read full article
Laying tile used to be arduous and time consuming - something that took quite a lot of skill and effort as well as time to produce something beautiful, to say nothing of cost. But modern materials and techniques have moved tiling solidly into the realm of the DIYer. While laying tile flooring is something probably best left to a pro if you haven´t had any prior experience, installing a tile backsplash is a quick and easy weekend project that can dramatically increase the appearance of your kitchen or bathroom and help protect your walls from moisture. Read full article