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Archive for November, 2011

Beautiful Travertine Tiles

Travertine tiles are part of the limestone family, along with marble. Travertine is a natural stone which many people find appealing for their home. By using natural stones, it allows for a beautiful and natural setting in a home due to the natural tendencies and coloring of the stones.

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Can You Install Tile Yourself?

A common query for many homeowners or remodelers is whether or not they can install bathroom floor tile on their own.

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Slate Tiles vs. Ceramic Tiles

When it comes to choosing the right tiling material for your bathroom, there are dozens of differing varieties. Of course, color and design are an issue, but the biggest decision should be about which material you choose. One of the most common choices is ceramic tile. This guide helps you to compare a more boutique choice, slate tile, with the more commonly found ceramic.

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Using Glass Mosaic Tile Sheets

One of the most popular forms of tile available is glass mosaic tile. This tile is available in a stunning array of colors and styles and can be beautifully implemented in just about any room of the house.

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Choosing Decorative Tiles for Bathrooms

If you have decided to remodel your bathroom but aren’t sure what materials to use, there are many kinds of decorative tiles to suit your needs. If you like shiny or metallic colors, there are metallic tiles to choose from.

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Installation and Care of Travertine Bathroom Floor Tile

Travertine tile is a natural stone tile available in several shades. It can be applied polished or with its natural appearance. Travertine tile is a limestone, with the most expensive tiles coming from Italy.

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A Brief Guide to Bathroom Tile Types

The bathroom is the room in the house with the most opportunities for tile use. From the walls to the countertops, to the floors, showers and even backsplash, there are plenty of ways to use tile in a typical bathroom.

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How to Choose the Right Shower Tile

If you buy a pre-made shower enclosure, then you won’t need to purchase additional tiles for the shower. However, many enclosures are made with a shower pan at the base, and tiles on both the walls and the floor.

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Natural Stone Tile Selection for Bathrooms

Selecting the right natural stone tile to suit the design of a bathroom and create a look through its texture, appearance and strength can contribute to a bathroom’s appeal. The right choices depend upon each bathroom’s design and qualities of the stones.

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How to Install Shower Floor Tiles

For many DIY enthusiasts, tiling is a relatively simple task. By doing it yourself instead of having professional charge you for their labor, you can save a significant amount of money.

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