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Essential Tools for Laying Tile and Tips on How to Use Them

When you’re installing tile flooring, you’ll want to make sure you have the right tools. Having the correct tools will make the process easier and quicker, and you won’t need to stop your project to run out to get the proper supplies. You’ll want to have the correct tools for . . . Read more

What is the Best Tile for Your Kitchen?

Adding tile to your kitchen is a great way to give it a sleek, sophisticated look. However, picking out which type of tile is right for your home can be a bit tricky. There are several great options available, so it’s important to understand the pros and cons of each . . . Read more

Kitchen Renovation Tips: Should You Install Flooring or Cabinets First?

Many homeowners wonder whether they should start with the cabinets or floors. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of either order. 

Travertine FAQ

  What is travertine? What colors does travertine come in? What type of finish can travertine have? What should I consider before installing travertine? Is travertine a “green” product? Where can travertine flooring be installed? What are the benefits of travertine floors? What are the disadvantages of travertine floors? How . . . Read more

Travertine Tile Glossary

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUV A top Abrasion Resistance The resistance of a flooring surface to being worn when exposed to repeated contact of an abrasive material or consistent friction of less abrasive materials. Abrasive Finish A surface finish that is nonreflective, or flat. Abrasive Hardness (HA) A measurement of how a stone wears . . . Read more