Evolution of Tile

Tile—the material you tread on daily without thinking—is way old. And even in this fast-moving, high tech age, tile hasn’t changed that much. Here’s a brief timeline of tile, from adobe tombs all the way to your bathroom floor. cheap computer software c. 8000 B.C.: The earliest textile art began in Peru, South America. In […]

8 Cool Things You Can Do With Leftover Tile

There is no way to buy exactly the right amount of tile—no matter what you do, you are sure to have some left over. Whether it is shards, chunks or full, unused tiles, it is easy to come up with something to do with them other than tossing them in the trash. Channel your inner […]

6 Tips to Help You Avoid Getting Screwed by a Contractor

Perhaps the scariest part of any home improvement is deciding whether to do it yourself or to hire a contractor. If you attempt to do the project yourself and can’t, you have wasted money on the materials and tools that you will just have to hire someone to fix or redo anyway. If you hire […]

How to Replace Tile Cheaply Without Looking Cheap

It’s easy to spend a lot of money when you are updating your bathroom—you can buy new fixtures, new paint, new tile, plus the installation costs of all of them. Depending on your budget and priorities, some things will inevitably cost more than others. Luckily, there are ways to reduce costs and still come out […]

How to Cut Tile

One of the trickiest parts of tile installation is cutting tile. One can waste a lot of time, energy, and tile doing this seemingly simple task incorrectly. So, unless you are hiring a contractor, you should know the following tricks to cutting tile like a pro. Get together your tools before you begin. You’ll need […]

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