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Office Tile Flooring Stands The Test Of Time

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Modern offices need a modern floor covering. The trend over the last decade has been to introduce natural light into office buildings. This is generally achieved by adding as much glass as possible. Walls are painted a lighter color, and there has even been a trend that includes feature walls made of natural stone, particularly...

Glass Mosaic Tiles – Beautiful, Whimsical And Cheerful

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Glass mosaic tiles have become very popular, particularly as back splashes, and for outdoor use. Many home decorators opt for glass mosaic tiles when refurbishing coffee tables, occasional tables and outdoor tables. One reason for their popularity is the huge range of color combinations available. Some describe glass mosaic tiles as being beautiful, others cheerful,...

Basement Tile Floors – An Easy DIY Project

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Basements are one area where tiles can make a big difference. However, one look at your basement floor and you may be tempted to put it in the 'too hard' basket. Don't. It's really not a difficult task at all. The key to well laid basement tile floors is the preparation. Before starting, remove all...

Residential Flooring – Tiles The Perfect Choice For Young Families

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If you have young children, then carpet, and to a lesser extent vinyl, can be a nightmare. Whilst carpet can be made stain resistant, the emphasis there is on the word 'resistant'. Ask any parent with youngsters and they'll tell you about the stains that little ones can somehow magically create. Vinyl and linoleum can...

The Pros And Cons Of Porcelain Tiles

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Porcelain tiles are not 'natural stone' tiles; rather, they are man-made tiles.  Whilst not 'natural stone', they are made from clay that has been compressed and fired to extremely high temperatures. The result is a very hard tile that can be used in almost every room of a home, either as a floor tile, wall...

Kitchen Floor – Get It Right, It’s The Busiest Room In The House

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The kitchen is one of the busiest rooms in a house. Not only is it busy, but it is subject to all sorts of abuse including hot oils and cooking products that can potentially cause bad staining. It's important to get your kitchen flooring right from day one - it could be an expensive decision...