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Dazzling DIY Countertop Transformations

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 18, 2014

After cabinets, countertops are the main focal point of your kitchen. Besides serving as an essential work surface, your counters set a mood and express your character. Do you prefer...


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Tile that’s Gorgeous *and* Green

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 26, 2014

There are two strong trends in tile these days. The first is the use of new technology and out-of-the-box thinking to create handsome styles that appeal to the senses, while the second...


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Who's the Greenest Floor of All?

Posted by Katie Marks | Feb 05, 2014

Ah, those things we put our feet (or wheels) on. Floors do a whole lot for us without asking for much in return, and if you're thinking about replacing or upgrading yours, have you...


Linoleum is popular as an artist's material.   Photo: Kim Love/Flickr

Not All Linoleum is Created Equal

Posted by Katie Marks | Jan 02, 2014

I may have mentioned recently that I'm in the process of getting ready to replace my bathroom floor, which is currently a mix of aging vinyl flooring and carpeting. The vinyl floor...


Photo: Fireclay Tile

Turning Obsolete CRT Screens Into Gorgeous Glass Tile

Posted by Katie Marks | Nov 18, 2013

Thanks to the ready availability of affordable flat screens, many homes are renovating their computer and home entertainment setups to take advantage of high-resolution, low-footprint...


Linoleum: More Eco-Friendly Than You Might Think

Posted by Katie Marks | Oct 08, 2013

Quick: tell me what you think of when you hear the word "linoleum." Cheap, tacky-looking polyvinyl chloride (PVC) sheeting sprawled across your floors, right? With some ridiculous pattern...


Photo of a black and white tiled kitchen in a luxury apartment by piovesempre/istockphoto.com.

Which Tile Goes Where?

Posted by Laura Foster-Bobroff | May 27, 2013

No matter what room you want to tile these days, the process of narrowing down your choices is daunting. Tiles come in different sizes, textures and materials including marble, natural...


Flor tiles. Photo by Philip Schmidt.

FLOR Modular Carpet Tiles

Posted by Philip Schmidt | Feb 27, 2013

After decades as the flooring equivalent of a sturdy cotton house dress, carpeting has achieved what may be its final stage of evolution. And we're not talking about a more stain-resistant...