Tag Archives: tiling

Is Marble Flooring a Good Choice?

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There’s an undeniable luxe element associated with marble. It is perceived that cost may have something to do with it, but as someone who has had the joy of living with a marble floor in a humid South Indian city, I can tell you that the attraction of marble has much to do with the incredible coolness it offers. Step ...

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Creating Tiling Wonders with Simple Murals

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Tiles now come in various materials, shapes and colours, patterns and even textures! They wear such lovely disguises that you sometimes cannot tell a wood-look tiled floor from an original wooden floor! Tiles have long since moved out of their relegated domains of the washroom and kitchen and now adorn walls, artwork, faux fireplaces and even furniture! Here are some ...

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Causes and Cures of Cracking Grouts

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Before we look further into the causes and cures of cracking grouts, it is important to understand what is grout and where is it used. Grout is a viscous form of concrete which is used to seal gaps and joints such as those between tiles and stones. It generally forms a waterproof seal while ensuring that the edges of the ...

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Tips for Choosing Grouts

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When a tiling job is undertaken, choosing the right tile takes up far too much time and effort, while choosing the grout is a decision left to the contractor. However, choosing the right grout requires some serious thought too. The quality of your tiling in fact, depends a great deal on the kind of grout you choose. Grout is the ...

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How to Up the Festive Quotient of your Tiles

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When festivities are in the air, why should our kitchens, bathrooms and other tiled areas be left unadorned? Adding a festive touch to these spaces enhances the air of celebration and fun! Here are a few easy ways to up the festive quotient of your tiles. Colour plain tiles with ceramic pens Identify a horizontal line of tiling at eye-level, ...

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Things To Consider Before Tiling Your Bathroom

Every home must have bathrooms that are welcoming, comfortable, and attractive. But while we all want to make our bathrooms as beautiful as possible, sometimes we don’t know where to start. Bathroom renovations are both exciting and challenging. I have always maintained that a bathroom is one of the most used areas in a house, and must always be a ...

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Tiles Are An Important Part Of Building A Happy Home

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For the longest time, tiles were only confined to living room flooring, or on the walls and floors of the bathrooms. Today, tiles are a universal décor element, finding innovative uses in every room of the house. With their excellent durability and an abundance of colours and materials, they have become an integral part of a house’s overall look, and ...

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Is Your Home Healthy? Check out the Healthy Home Calculator

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It is a beautiful feeling to own a home, but remember it is equally important to take care of it in order to extend its life. It is also wonderful to present an excellently preserved and well-maintained home at all times. Sometimes we get so caught up in our daily lives that we tend to neglect the maintenance of our ...

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Tile Selection Tips You’ll Be Thankful For

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While browsing through the photographs of an acquaintance’s newly renovated home, I was floored by the Moroccan accent tiles in the kitchen. The colourful “Zellige” tiles brought a stunning and stylish element to an otherwise monotone space, lending it a vibrant dose of exotic sophistication. While used as an integral part of the overall home décor, tiles indeed serve many ...

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Ways to apply tiling adhesive correctly

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Tiling is a great way to pretty up floors, pavements, walls and kitchen back-splashes. The application stage plays a major role on how well the tiles are laid. So if the adhesive is chosen, mixed and applied correctly, your tiling will be outstanding! This article will give you information and tips on how to apply tiling adhesive correctly. Picking the ...

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