Decorative Materials Blog

Tile Spotlight: Using Marble Tile In Your Home

Posted on Mar 29, 2017 in Natural Stone

Design trends come and go, but there are some that remain classic and timeless. Marble is a perfect example, as it's a long-lasting material that never seems to go out of style. Marble tile is particularly popular with homeowners who want to update their bathrooms and kitchens.

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3 Ways to Use Tile Outdoors

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 in Expert Advice, Natural Stone

Whether you are a trade professional or homeowner you can appreciate the importance of patio flooring. A rough or slick concrete patio without tile, no matter how beautifully designed, feels bare and unfinished. Sand and chipped-rock patios give visitors a sense of the patio being separate from the house, but a patio should be an extension of a home's accomplishments inside, thus integrating outdoor living.

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5 Bathroom Tile Tips for Small Spaces

Posted on Mar 07, 2017 in Bathroom Tile

Choosing the best tile for the right area in your home is more complicated than a short trip to a Denver tile showroom. Everything from aesthetics to the size of a room must be considered. Choosing bathroom tile can be especially difficult due to the smaller size of the room, and if a few basic rules aren’t adhered to, even the most beautiful contemporary tiles can look cramped and out of place. Fortunately, the following bathroom tile tips can help you prevent these issues.

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How to Use Tile to Make a Boring Kitchen Stand Out

Posted on Feb 28, 2017 in Design

If your kitchen seems a bit humdrum or monotonous lately, there’s no need to renovate it completely. Something as simple as new tile can do a lot to make your kitchen pop. After all, tile is one of the most practical kitchen materials you can use. Sure, kitchen tile is versatile, easy to clean and lasts a long time, but it’s also capable of being impeccably stylish.

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5 Areas to Use Porcelain Tile

Posted on Feb 20, 2017 in Expert Advice

When you hear discussion of porcelain, your first instinct might be to imagine a delicate plate or perhaps a collectible or vintage doll. However, porcelain is surprisingly adaptable and comes in many forms, including those suitable for flooring. A porcelain tile floor gets its start as natural clay and ground sand; the material then undergoes a heat treatment process that eliminates the water and hardens the clay. Porcelain tile flooring is suitable throughout your house, but it is ideally suited to the following five areas.

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Hot Tile Picks: 15 Kitchen Backsplashes You Will Love

Posted on Feb 16, 2017 in Tile Trends

Whether it is a tile, stone, art glass or even a simple design that stands out in its modesty, a backsplash gives a kitchen an aesthetic signature. An elaborate backsplash can serve as the centerpiece itself. However, the success of a kitchen backsplash, no matter its design, is a product of the materials chosen. Not only are the colors and patterns in the tile essential, so are the shapes of the tiles themselves. Down to the finest detail, every aspect of a backsplash is noticed.

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2016 Tile Review: Top Tile Products of 2016

Posted on Feb 14, 2017 in Tile Trends

If you’re looking for ideas to help you decide which tile to install in your home or business, taking a look at the top tile options of last year can serve as a great source of inspiration as you plan your project. Whether you want modern flooring for your foyer or hallway, or are trying to find a decorative backsplash for your kitchen or bathroom, you’ll likely appreciate at least one of trendiest tile choices from 2016. And considering that many of these are predicted to remain popular in 2017, it makes sense to see what’s been the most well liked type of tile in the last year. Let this list of trendy tile products guide you as you search for ideas, and then let us know if you need to know more about a particular product.

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Stone Care & Tips For Keeping Your Countertops Clean

Posted on Feb 07, 2017 in Natural Stone, kitchen tiles

Thanks to their timeless beauty and uniqueness, natural stone countertops are a gorgeous addition to any home. Available in various colors and patterns, natural stone countertops are a perfect fit for many interior designs, whether you're renovating your home or building a new one. However, you need to adjust your cleaning techniques so you keep your natural stone countertops looking like new.

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4 Unique Ways to Use Tile

Posted on Dec 12, 2016 in Tile Trends

Tile is one of the most practical and beautiful ways to update the finishes in your home. Whether tile is used on a feature wall, living room floor or backsplash, tile is one of the most versatile finishing materials available. Traditionally, you will find tile in the kitchen or bathroom, but when complemented with other decorating materials such as wood and paint, tile can be used practically anywhere in the house, both inside and out.

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Designing Your Ideal Custom Bathroom

Posted on Dec 06, 2016 in Bathroom Tile

Are you bored with your bathroom? Updating your bathroom tile is the perfect way to give this cherished space the attention it deserves since it’s used daily! Let’s take a look at some of the best bathroom tile options available today.

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