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How many tiles do you need?

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 06 March, 2015.

To determine how many boxes of tiles you need for your next tile job, read on and we will show you how to work it out. Floor tiles 1. Start with measuring the room in square feet: multiply its length with its width. (l = 9 feet, w = 10 feet - this means your ... READ MORE





How to remove tiles faster

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 24 February, 2015.

Installing tiles is a meticulous process that requires precision, calculation and careful measurements. Removing tiles, on the other hand, only requires the appropriate tools and a little bit of physical strength. Read on to find out some tips on how this process can ... READ MORE





5 Tile patterns for different decors

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 19 February, 2015.

The most popular tile patterns you’ll find in most houses, hotels or restaurants kitchens and bathrooms are the brickwork and the straight lay patterns. They are the simplest to put in place, the most common. But what are your choices when you want to have a ... READ MORE





Tips on how to tile a ceiling

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 18 February, 2015.

Tiling a ceiling with ceramic tiles is hard, but not impossible. A completely tiled bathroom will look finished, and will be much easier to maintain. If you are doing it yourself, here are the steps you should follow, so that your ceiling is perfectly tiled. ● ... READ MORE





What tiles are best to cover your patio?

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 13 February, 2015.

Unless you choose timber to cover your patio, tiles are the best choice, the easiest to maintain and will look great. Your patio should really be coordinated with the general look of your house, so pay attention to what tiles you choose to use. There are a few things ... READ MORE





How to paint ceramic tiles?

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 10 February, 2015.

When replacing your wall tiles is not an option and your budget is a little tight, you still can do something to give your bathroom a fresh look. If they are ceramic tiles, you can actually paint them. Read on to find out how. How to prepare the tiles before ... READ MORE





Tile accents in your bathroom

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

With such an overwhelming amount of tile choices, it can be either easy or tough to make the right one. Shapes, sizes, materials, colours, prices, all these criteria can give you a headache if you’re not decided upon a certain type of tile. If your bathroom ... READ MORE





Make a statement with your backsplash

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 23 January, 2015.

Statement backsplashes are usually the stars of traditional kitchen, rather than modern ones. This doesn’t mean that if you’d love to have a picture-frame backsplash in your modern designed kitchen, you won’t be able to adapt it to this style. ... READ MORE





Bring a little freshness with herringbone tile floors

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 22 January, 2015.

The herringbone pattern has been used for centuries. It is a tile pattern that will give a room, be it bathroom, kitchen, hallway or living room, the illusion of movement. The herringbone tile pattern also tends to create a more open and uncluttered feel when used. ... READ MORE





4 Bathroom designs with subway tiles

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 21 January, 2015.

Subway tiles are classic and popular since they were used in New York’s subway stations, and nowadays they continue to be used because they are highly durable and easy to clean. You can’t go wrong should you decide to use them on your bathroom walls or in ... READ MORE