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Ceramic Tile: How It's Made and What's New

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 05, 2015

Ceramic tile is becoming increasingly popular in new home construction, as well as remodels and renovations. Interestingly, this handsome and easy care covering for floors, walls, and...


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Natural Stone Tile: What Makes It Unique

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 08, 2015

What’s new in tiling? A substance that is actually very, very old. For centuries, installation of natural stone tile has been used by human beings to embellish their homes. And...


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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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10 Questions and Answers about Terracotta

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 14, 2014

Terracotta is gorgeous, earthy, and green. A richly colored ceramic, it is used for many diverse purposes in house and home, including plumbing pipes; bricks and pavers; floor, roofing,...


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Recycled Content Tile: Choose the Eco-Friendly Option

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 09, 2014

Whether it's used for flooring, backsplashes, or countertops, tile is beautiful, durable, and fire resistant. Easy to maintain using biodegradable cleansers, it's also hypoallergenic...


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When Back-to-School Blues Last Beyond the First Day

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 02, 2014

The first day of school is an annual end-of-summer event which tends to evoke mixed emotions in both young and old. Even after you negotiate this major milestone, your son or daughter...