Don’t like cold marble tile floor? Heat it!

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 03 June, 2015.

Tile floors can be cold, there’s no question about it. If you live in a warm or hot climate that’s fine but if you live in a climate like we have in Ireland, well, you may not be too drawn by the idea. But this is no reason to give up lovely, elegant marble ... READ MORE

What’s in you tiler bag?

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 16 March, 2015.

Every DIYer should know exactly what tools they will need before starting a new project. So if you are planning  to do some DIY tiling, maybe you need to read this article and check your toolbox to make sure you have all the right equipment. First, you should know ... READ MORE

Wallpaper? Nah, tiles!

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 23 December, 2014.

The truth is that both tiles and wallpapers are so versatile today that any home can be decorated in any style you wish. Wallpaper, however, isn’t always suitable in all kinds of rooms, as beautiful as they are. For example, covering your bathroom walls in ... READ MORE

Cleaning solutions for bathroom tiles

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 22 October, 2014.

Tiles are not that hard to clean and there are plenty of solutions to make them sparkle again. However, there are some restrictions on the types of solutions to use when it comes to certain types of tiles and many people prefer to use non-chemical solutions to clean ... READ MORE

Radiant heating. What floors are suitable?

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 14 May, 2014.

Subfloor heating is - literally - ancient history. What’s becoming more and more popular today was actually used in the Neoglacial period. Of course, it was a rudimentary approach, but the principle survived the test of time. Subfloor heating/cooling, also known ... READ MORE

Types of pavement for your garden

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 30 April, 2014.

We have spent a lot of time discussing indoor tiling and hardwood flooring in our previous articles. Today, we are going to move the focus to the outside and we are going to talk a little bit about the pavement options for your garden. Beautifully paved paths, besides ... READ MORE

Home Renovation Incentive

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 18 April, 2014.

The Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) Scheme, which runs from 25 Oct 2013 and will be running until 31 Dec 2015, provides for tax relief for homeowners with an Income Tax credit at 13.5% of expenditure on repair and renovations, if qualifying. The main eligibility ... READ MORE

Humidifiers and laminate floors

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 11 April, 2014.

A humidifier adds moisture to the air in order to treat problems like dry skin/throat, nose irritation and even coughing. Since there are a lot of people using humidifiers these days, the question has been asked more and more frequently: Can a humidifier damage a ... READ MORE

What’s the ideal flooring solution for people with allergies?

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 25 March, 2014.

Did you know more than 50% of the population has allergies of some sort? And did you know a large percentage of these is triggered by allergens found inside the house? Dust mites, mold, mildew animal dander - all of these have a huge potential to create allergies. If ... READ MORE

Shower benches for limited mobility issues

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 14 February, 2014.

Shower benches can be a comfortable addition for your shower stall, but they are also a very good option for people with mobility issues. In these special circumstances, it is best to consult a healthcare specialist before deciding what the best option is. Many ... READ MORE

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