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Your Guide to Grout: What Type Should You Use?

Once you’ve chosen your tiles, your fixtures, the color of paint, and the other materials you’ll be using, your next priority is deciding what type of grout to use. The choice you make will affect how much maintenance is needed and how long your tile will last. Depending on the grout you choose, it could also be a part of your design.At , we have a huge array of tile options for you to choose from and can help you find the right choices for other issues with your remodeling project, including helping you find the right grout. Read on for some ideas and then contact us at or stop by with...

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Tile Trim: Learn the Options and Decide on Your Favorite

Whether or not your new tile project requires trim will depend on several factors. If you do need it, then you’ll need to calculate how much you need. You’ll need to figure out what option works best for your needs. In most cases, trim is used when there would otherwise be exposed edges of tile. There are so many options available that it’s actually quite difficult to narrow it down.At , we have a wealth of tiles and trims in all colors, styles, and sizes. We offer both our own hand-crafted tiles as well as tiles from more than 200 other manufacturers. We can help you narrow down...

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Tiling a Kitchen Island? Yes, You Can and Yes You Should

In this day and age, as homes get smaller and kitchen space more scarce, a kitchen island is nearly a must-have. As more and more kitchen islands are installed, homeowners are getting more and more creative with the way they decorate them. At , we’ve been particularly interested in seeing kitchen design embrace tile for decorating kitchen islands.If you’re in need of tile for any reason, whether it’s to tile your kitchen island or for your entry room floors, we have you covered. With hundreds of options, experienced designers to assist you, and some truly unique choices, you’ll...

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Tile 101: Learn About the Four Degrees of Color Variance in Tile

When you work with , you can count on the fact that our tiles are unique and handmade. With this unique option, you can also count on a certain amount of variation between each tile. Variation happens naturally in any type of ceramic. Why? Because various glazes react in different ways depending on the materials being used, the exact temperature of the kiln, and where within the kiln the piece is located.The good news is that you can choose how much variance is in your tiles. There are four categories, with V1 having the least amount of variance and V4 having the most. Higher variations...

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6 Tips to Avoid the Most Common Mishaps in a Kitchen Remodel

When it’s time to remodel your kitchen, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. There are a lot of decisions to be made, and many of them require you to imagine how the final product will look and how well it work for your needs. At , we can show you unique kitchen tiles that you know you’ll love before they’re installed. We can also show you flooring tiles and much more. For the rest of your kitchen remodeling needs, check out these six tips.Plan in advance You need a plan before you get started. In fact, according to the National Kitchen and Bath Association, you should allow at least...

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