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8 DIY Ideas to Put the *Splash* into Backsplash

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 03, 2014

Backsplashes are one of the most exciting home decor features we know. Much more than mere wall protectors, they define your kitchen's style. The right backsplash can even increase...


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Install a Safe Shower for Universal Access

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 02, 2014

The idea of universal design is all about offering quick and easy access to every part of your home. It builds in the flexibility to accommodate users in any state of health or physical...


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Porcelain or Ceramic Tile -- Which Is for You?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 18, 2014

Do you think that porcelain and ceramic tile are essentially the same? Well, you may be surprised to find that they are not. Although both are manufactured of similar ingredients using...


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The Homeowner's Guide to Tile Grout

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 10, 2014

Today, trendy tile is used as an eye-catching decorative feature, covering walls, floors, countertops, and backsplashes in some of the most striking homes in town. But no matter how...


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Straight Set vs. Offset Tile: The Home Fashion Facts

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 05, 2014

Tile is one of the biggest decor fashion trends of the decade. Savvy home decorators are using this lovely, versatile material in kitchens, bathrooms, and all around the house. Besides...