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Tips for Making Your Bathroom Look Expensive

June 15th, 2021|

Making your bathroom look as luxurious as possible is what every homeowner wants. While that may need some effort to do, you don’t actually need a big decorating budget to pull it off. A bathroom remodel need not be expensive as long as you know how to ‘fake’ the fancy without spending as much money as a [...]

Walk in Showers 101: What to Know before Installing

June 8th, 2021|

If your daily schedule prevents you from luxuriating in long baths, you might want to replace your tub with a walk-in shower. If you have an eco-conscious or sustainable lifestyle, the latter is also the better option—a five-minute shower uses up approximately half the amount of water an adult uses in a full bath. Before you greenlight [...]

Why You Should Considering Installing Vinyl Tiles on Your Living Room Floors

June 1st, 2021|

Vinyl tiles are one of the most sturdy, sleek, and cost-saving solutions contractors and room designers recommend. It is a material that comes with many perks, which is why it is a favorite in bedrooms and living rooms. If you’re looking to change things up in your living room, one great way to do that is to [...]

3 Reasons to Consider Mosaic Tiles

May 25th, 2021|

Mosaic art is an ancient art form, which dates back thousands of years. Apart from its undeniably aesthetically pleasing visuals, mosaic art reflects history and culture. It narrates a story, one that’s preserved in each stone and color etched in the tile. For this reason, many homeowners and interior designers turn to it, used to spruce up [...]

When to Use Large or Small Tiles in Your Home

May 18th, 2021|

Building your home or office takes a lot of time and planning. You need to get everything right to mitigate the costs of renovation. One aspect you need to look into is the tiles. It must match your interior design and offer durability and functionality, especially if you are building a business or office.  Tiles have different [...]

A New Homeowner’s Guide to Working with Contractors

May 11th, 2021|

Home renovation is an exciting time. From planning to designing your home, there are so many things to do. However, one of the most important things to consider is hiring a contractor. It’s essential to have a good contractor that can turn ideas for your dream home into reality.  Here are some tips to help you find [...]

Tips for Finding the Best Tile Patterns

May 4th, 2021|

If you are in the middle of a kitchen or bathroom remodel, you may feel as if you have spent hundreds of hours looking at tile patterns alone. Even as you have found the seemingly perfect tile design, there is one last question that remains: What tile pattern should you use when you lay out your tiles? [...]

Porcelain vs Ceramic: Which to Choose

April 20th, 2021|

Deciding between porcelain and ceramic can be one of the most important design choices you make, especially when you consider tiling, wall features, and flooring. Whatever your intentions are, you have to be informed from a practical point of view by knowing the difference between the two and which one is more appropriate for your building application. [...]

Are Doorless Showers Worth the Investment

April 13th, 2021|

If a bathroom remodel is in order and you still haven’t found a design inspiration, would you consider a doorless shower that’s so on trend right now? A quick search online and you’ll find a variety of those renovated bathrooms that have incorporated this concept. Not only does it give the bathroom a more spacious look but [...]

How Your Tile Color at Home Affects Your Mood

March 30th, 2021|

Whenever you lay your eyes on a particular color, do you ever experience a sudden change in how you’re feeling? You’ll find that the same logic goes for walking into rooms with colored walls, tiles, and furniture. You can tend to feel calm, happy, or overwhelmed, depending on the color combinations you see! Colors can make you [...]

How to Use Patterns and Textures In Your Home – Our Guide

March 23rd, 2021|

Purchasing a residential property is often an exciting process for any potential buyer, especially if it is their first time. Since the house is a significant investment, you will surely want to make the most of it. But after some time, the former appeal of the home may soon fade, and you may want to breathe some [...]

The Difference Between Cheap and Expensive Marble

March 16th, 2021|

When people consider the best surface options for their home’s flooring to kitchen countertops, marble takes the cake as one of the most luxurious to-date. While there’s no doubt that there is a throng of expensive surface materials available, most people don’t know that it also comes at a wide price range. People on a tight budget [...]

Is Quartz More Durable Than Marble?

March 9th, 2021|

Your countertop is crucial because it can make or break the look of your kitchen. Its material also plays a major role in deciding the type of countertop you will use because it is where you usually prepare your meals. Because of this, you have to be careful when deciding on the material for your countertop. Marble [...]

How to Choose the Right Grout Color for Your Tiles

March 2nd, 2021|

The color of your grout will significantly influence the final look and overall design of your home interior. While it may just be a small portion of your home remodel project, it definitely has a lasting impact on your indoor aesthetic. As such, it’s essential to take your time and go through all your options carefully when [...]

The Top Kitchen Countertop Trends for 2021

February 23rd, 2021|

So you’ve decided to remodel your kitchen. You probably already have a Pinterest board chock full of images, a YouTube playlist with tons of videos on home renovations, and a notebook scribbled with drawings of what you want your kitchen to look like.  While it’s easy to imagine, pulling off a kitchen renovation may prove to be [...]

The Right Way to Use Texture in Your Home’s Interior Design

February 16th, 2021|

Texture has always played a big role in interior design, and its impact goes beyond the visual aspects because it appeals to another sense – the sense of touch. In a way, the texture gives more life to any room.  While others may think that texture plays a minor role in a space's purpose and only affects [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Removing Grout From Tiles

February 10th, 2021|

Is it time to remove tile grout? You probably have been putting this off for some time now because you think it’s a tedious process. The truth is, removing tile grout is easy and fast. Depending on the size of the tile field, you can simply allot an afternoon for it, and you’re done!  There are a [...]

How Long Do Marble Floors Last?

January 25th, 2021|

Before marble flooring came to be, it all started as limestone. And after years of change, heat, and pressure, this stone has slowly transformed into a dense varicolored stone that can be polished and shined. Now, marble is considered a highly prized product for flooring and countertops, making a room feel more spacious and luxurious. When homeowners [...]

Top 3 Eco-Friendly Flooring Options for a Greener Home

January 19th, 2021|

Different parts of the world are embracing eco-living as the new, ideal standard, which is why homeowners are doing their part by going for greener alternatives from investing in solar panels, composting, using LED bulbs, to testing their green thumbs by using plants as the latest decorative trends.  These are some of the ways people make their [...]

5 Durable Tile Types Safe for Kids and Pets

January 12th, 2021|

When it comes to home renovations, it’s easy to overlook the flooring, but it’s one of the biggest foundations that can make or mar your home’s appearance, functionality, and liveability. When your space houses furry companions, life with cats, dogs, and kids can quickly wreak havoc on your home, particularly the floors. Fur babies can leave scratches [...]

Ceramic Floor Tiles: Can They Help Keep A Room Cool?

January 5th, 2021|

Carpets are a cozy option in San Rafael, as the bay breeze brings in rolling winds of cold air annually. They are often warm and fuzzy, which makes it comfortable to walk in during the colder months. However, many people are starting to switch to tile products because they are easier to clean when spills or grime [...]

5 Backsplashes That Would Elevate The Look of Your Kitchen

December 28th, 2020|

When thinking about a home renovation project, the kitchen is often the most remodeled. There are many ways to take on this project, such as installing a kitchen island, having marble countertops, adding new appliances, and resorting to cabinetry or open shelving. However, did you know that a backsplash plays a crucial role in your kitchen’s overall [...]

A Guide to Removing Stains From Wall Tiles

December 22nd, 2020|

When it comes to maintaining a bathroom, it must always be cleaned and sanitized. The last thing you’ll ever want to see as you do your daily morning rituals are stains on tiled walls. Not only are they unsightly in appearance, but they are also very unhygienic and will compromise the health of the whole household.  Bathroom [...]

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