You have just had your beautiful, flawless, custom quartz countertop installed. It is elegant, it is sturdy, it is gleaming—you want it to stay that way! Quartz is one of the top choices for kitchen countertops because of its reliability and its beauty. A lot of common kitchen mishaps can wear on your new countertops and eventually damage them, so here are three important tips for making your new quartz countertop last as long as possible. Keep It Dry Quartz is known to be far less porous … [Read more...] about 3 Tips for Maintaining Quartz Countertops
Kitchen backsplashes have always been a beautiful way to accent your kitchen, but they’ve evolved over the years—they’re no longer quiet background pieces, they’re artistic statements for your kitchen. We’ve rounded up the newest trends for this classic installment! Floor to Ceiling Traditional backsplashes cover only the space between the countertop and the underside of your wall cabinetry, but in 2019 the sky’s the limit. With homeowners opting for open shelving and windows instead of … [Read more...] about Kitchen Backsplash: 2019 Trends
Under-mount sinks are standard in bathroom design. They are embedded into the countertop and are well-loved for their functionality.Since 2002, vessel sinks have become a popular option as well. Vessel sinks sit on top of the counter and usually come in a circular shape.Here are some pros and cons for both vessel and under-mount sinks to help inform your decision! Style You can’t beat vessel sinks in terms of style. While most of them are made from glass or ceramic, there … [Read more...] about Under-Mount vs. Vessel Sinks: Which is Better for You?
When creating an outdoor space, such as a patio, garden, pool area, or paved walkways, you’ll have to decide what materials to use.One favorite material for homeowners and designers is slate. Slate is natural stone that has a unique look and texture and can be used in a variety of ways, most commonly as interior flooring in kitchens and bathrooms.Slate tile also works very well in outdoor spaces, to the surprise of some, and can add a strong and unique aesthetic to your … [Read more...] about Can I Use Slate Tile in My Outdoor Space?
Designers and homeowners have a lot of options for their walls and floors. One trend that has become very popular lately is glass tile, ranging from clear glass to act as backsplashes to decorated tile for accents and even entire walls.Glass tile has a lot of appeal. It is attractive, unique, and sometimes more affordable than stone tile. Plus, you get the benefit of a lot of variety. It is easy to find glass tile in a wide range of colors, styles, and patterns. You can even get custom glass … [Read more...] about Glass Tile: Just a Trend, or Here to Stay?
Homeowners and designers alike all want to tap into the latest, hottest trends. One of the big trends going on today is a new one - and it is changing the way people look at their tiled surfaces.The trend: large-format, thin porcelain panels. Also called large porcelain panels or thin porcelain panels, these products give you the great look and feel of porcelain tile, but in one large piece instead of a bunch of smaller pieces.Since the panels are super thin - just a quarter-inch thick - … [Read more...] about The Latest Design Trend: Large-Format Thin Porcelain Panels