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Why Isn’t All Slate Slate-colored?

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When a product description says "slate" in the color selection, you assume that color will be a grey-blue, probably on the darker side, and a little more grey than blue. But in nature, slate is variations of grey, blue, green, black, red, brown, and even purple. This is because slate is formed from shales and...

Add Radiant Heat To Your Basement Tile Floor

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If you have plans to tile your basement floor, you may want to consider adding some form of radiant heat before laying the tile. This upgrade takes a room into the luxury category, and it is not difficult to do if you are able to add to the plan ahead of the project. (more…)

Selecting Outdoor Tile For Montreal

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Montreal is a beautiful location, with weather that is notorious for changing quickly. This time of year, the freeze/thaw cycle can happen in a very short time as a sudden weather change swings the thermometer up or down. As a result, any outdoor spaces need to be paved with material able to withstand the potential for...

3 Good Things About Tile On Retail Floors

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When a retailer is designing their store, a lot goes into the process. The type of products being sold, how those products are displayed and stocked, the customer experience as they move through the store, and many other things are all carefully considered before the final decision is made. Flooring is a big part of...

Bring The Spa Home With Tile

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One of the trends in bathroom design is the "spa" effect, a re-creation of the calming, restorative oasis that is associated with a spa retreat.  This is particularly popular with the master bath because many couples enjoy having a luxurious place to relax and prepare for the hectic life outside the door. If you are...