Travertine in the Bathroom In recent years, more and more homeowners have taken a liking to natural stone and are using it for as many applications as possible. This is particularly true in bathrooms where natural stone can be used for flooring, along with other applications such as wall mosaics, . . . Read more
Skid resistance scales are used to determine the degree of slippage on a tiled surface. While assessing different tile surfaces, wet and dry conditions along with the speed of the subject are monitored. Also, the required force to move that subject and the angle of the tiled surface are considered . . . Read more
If you’re like most casual DIYers, your main considerations when picking out ceramic or porcelain–tile are cost, color, and size. In fact, if you’re like most DIYers, you probably haven’t heard of a PEI ratings — but this should actually be one of your top considerations when selecting tile for . . . Read more
Slate’s naturally slip-resistant surface is very hard and durable, with varied colors and features that have served builders and architects for centuries. Suitable for indoor as well as outdoor applications, slate satisfies many natural stone flooring needs. From tough beginnings A popular choice for both practical and decorative uses, slate . . . Read more
Renovating on a budget means weighing the pros and cons of each flooring type and finding the one that sits at the intersection of affordability, durability and aesthetics.
Vinyl flooring has been a staple design option for decades, and its advantages range from a sophisticated decoration style to maintaining a floor that’s resistant to whatever you throw at it.
When trying to decide on the appropriate type of bamboo floors for your home, there’s more to consider than just the pros and cons of bamboo flooring. Learning about the various grain types, installation types, and color and texture types will help with the decision making process. Each grain, color, . . . Read more
You want the look of hardwood but don’t have the budget. Get ready for a great solution. Laminate flooring is durable, scratch, stain and fade resistant, easy to clean, hypoallergenic and perfect for households with pets and children and costs less than solid hardwood, every time. There are all kinds . . . Read more