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Find Your Prefect Fireplace: How to Choose a Fuel Source

At , we’re proud of the incredible number of projects we’ve worked on with our clients, including some truly inspired fireplaces. While we are experts on making your fireplace look incredible, you must first decide what type of fireplace you want to install. We’ve come up with some tips to help you compare your options and decide which one’s right for your home. For your consideration: Gas fireplaces If you choose a gas fireplace, you can then choose to use liquid propane or natural gas. No matter which of these two options you choose, you will need a line from your fireplace to an exterior...

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How to Create a Restful, Luxurious Balcony

If you’re lucky enough to have a beautiful balcony then has just one question for you: Are you getting as much enjoyment from it as you could? We work on a wide variety of projects and always look forward to helping our clients find ways to personalize their spaces and create their most restful, luxurious spots. Read on for some tips on creating the perfect balcony for your home and then stop by one of our three locations or call us at . Start with the floor To set the mood, start by improving the floor. In most cases, balcony floors are made from wood planks or wooden slabs, and they may have...

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Porcelain and Ceramic: Which Option is Best for Your Project?

Those who don’t work in the tile industry will often use the words “ceramic” and “porcelain” interchangeably. The reality is that they’re actually quite different. No matter if you’re considering tiling your fireplace, patio, or kitchen backsplash, it’s important to understand how these two types of tiles vary. Read on to learn more and then contact to get started on your project. The basic difference between ceramic and porcelain At its core, the main difference between the two types of tile is that porcelain is denser. As a result, you’re likely better off choosing a porcelain...

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Ceramic Title 101: What is the PEI Rating Scale?

As you’re searching for the right tile for your project, you’ll have a number of things to consider. Most people want tiles that are high quality, have the look they want, and are competitive priced. The best way to reach all those objectives is to turn to . As you compare ceramic tile options, you’re likely to run across a PEI rating. We’ve found many clients of ours have questions about what exactly this means. Who sets the PEI rating? PEI stands for the Porcelain Enamel Institute. This is a group that’s made up of enamelers as well as companies that manufacturer and / or sell...

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Does Tile Have a Place in Your Living Room?

When you think of using custom tile, what do you think of? Do you think of tile flooring in a bathroom? Do you think of a tile backsplash in a kitchen? Do you think of tiling outdoor areas? These may all seem like common places to tile but many people don’t think of using tile in their living rooms. The design experts at are here to tell you that tile can look incredible in any room in the house – including the living room. Remember the purpose of your living room Your living room is not just a drab, dull place to sit and stare at the wall. It actually says a lot about who you are as a person....

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