Glass

Crossville Porcelain Tile
...crossville, inc. is a leading provider of porcelain stone, glass, and natural stone tile for interior and exterior floors, walls, and countertops. made from natural elements, our surface covering products yield a variety of unique textures, looks, and functions for designers and architects. applications for useour products can be used indoors and outdoors, in both residential and commercial space...
Mannington Vinyl Flooring
...form reflectives is a unique combination of embossing, pearlescent undercoating and specialty inks, which creates reflective, dimensional textures that emulate the look of luminous stone, glass and metallic tiles. easy maintenance. with our exclusive techstar™ and durastar™ urethane wearlayer systems, mannington floors are easy to clean and resist stains better tha...
Amtico® Vinyl Flooring
... amtico floor in the home is guaranteed not to wear out for 20 years. no other flooring range is as extensive or as versatile. you can even combine amtico products such as wood with granite or glass with marble; something that just would not be easy to achieve with the natural materials. because amtico is so versatile and flexible you can create an original design that will make the m...
InterCeramic® USA Tile
... the u.s.; over 200 franchise stores throughout mexico; and over 180 independent distributor locations in the u.s. and canada. by combining the world's finest imported ceramic tile, porcelain, glass tile and natural stone with our own wide range of floor and wall tile, interceramic has become a premier distributor of tile, stone and related products in north america. as we meet eme...
Marazzi USA Tile
...he strong global presence of marazzi group by decisively meeting the tile needs of the north american market. manufacture and sourcing of a vast array of products – porcelains, glazed ceramics, glass mosaics, natural stones, metallics – brings a total tile package that addresses aesthetic and performance requirements of designers, architects and homeowners. always leading while lear...
Florida Tile
... florida tile, inc. is a world-class manufacturer and distributor of porcelain and ceramic wall tile, as well as natural stone and decorative glass and metal tiles. for over 50 years, florida tile has consistently taken the lead as an innovator by implementing new technology, delivering high quality products and protecting our indoor and outdoor environments. the corporate headquarters ...
Arizona Tile
...e, limestone, travertine, slate and onyx slabs and tile, making us one of the largest independently-owned importers of stone in the united states. not only do we stock over 40 series of porcelain and glass tile, our relationships with manufacturers allow us to develop new porcelain and glass tile lines that are only available at arizona tile. ...
Silestone® Quartz Surface
...ver your design preferences, silestone is the perfect choice. available is a wide range of colors, textures, and finishes, silestone perfectly complements other materials like tile, metal, wood and glass. this design flexibility allows to build a home that truly reflects your sense of style. ...
Oshkosh Floors
... the company was able to implement laser technology - allowing it to specialize in intricate cutting. later, oshkosh floor designs started using water jet technology to implement stone, recycled glass and non-ferrous metals into their classic designs. in response to market demands, oshkosh floor designs began promoting their product as more than just floor inlay. with endless applicatio...
Jomax® Cleaner
...ew on contact detergent cleaning system removes dirt and stains without scrubbing economical - saves up to 80% of the cost of premix cleaners will not damage painted surfaces, aluminum or glass can be used near plants or shrubs jomax is easy: mix with bleach and water, spray on, rinse off. no scrubbing or power wash equipment needed! jomax is economical: one gallon of jomax ...
Corian® Solid Surfaces
...'s great for work or play? a surface that can stand up to the challenges of time and punishing customers or substances? what about combining corian® with tile, stainless steel, wood, granite or glass? it does play well with others. are you looking for finishing touches like inlays and edge treatments? or dramatic, thermoformed shapes that can engage, excite and express? much more than ...
Allied Brass
...over 60 styles of decorative wall hardware, featuring single & double towel bars in 18", 24", 30", 36" lengths. mirrors - vanity top or extendable-wall in 2x, 3x, or 4x magnifications. glass shelving - (fully assembled), 1, 2, 3 tier units. towel holders - vanity top, or floor models, as well as tissue stands coordinate with most styles of wall hardware cabinet knobs & pulls & ...
Aquabrass
...aquabrass is proud to broaden its family products by offering architectural hardware, sinks and bathrooms consoles. forged with noble and varied materials such has glass, porcelain, steel and wrought iron, aquabrass products create an essential, unique and stylized link between our daily life and water. although aquabrass' headquarters are located in montreal, quebec, canada, we also...
Paragon
... the american dream is alive and well at paragon picture gallery, albertville, al. in 1970, a young couple named wendell and bonnie glassco saw an opportunity in something very simple: making inexpensively priced homes beautiful. today the company is among the largest framed art manufacturers in the country, with corporate showrooms in high point and las vegas and a sales rep network that...
Old Masters Stains
...al products including clear wood finish brushing lacquer, quick dry varnish, h2o waterbased wood stain, deep red penetrating stain and gel stain, which is used and recommended by the premier fiberglass door manufacturers throughout the united states. in 2002, old masters expanded its sales territory even further by developing california and arizona volitile organic compound (voc) compli...
WarmlyYours Radiant Floor Heating
...empzone radiant floor heating system you will insist on it. you will feel a warmth and comfort you never thought possible on a tile floor. the product is made of a heating wire secured to a fiberglass net and generates 51 btu/hour/sq.ft. (equivalent to 15 watt/ sq.ft.). it is usually installed as a source of comfort and supplemental heat. however, in most cases, it can be designed and u...
Vista® Window Film
...vista® window film promises a home where lasting beauty resides. glass is a prominent feature in today's homes. the more windows and glass doors you have, the more you need vista window film. helps reduce sun damage to your interior. vista helps preserve the color brilliance of fabric drapes and upholstery, furniture, works of art, rugs and wood floors. ultra-violet radiation is the majo...
Oceanside Glasstile®
...oceanside glasstile currently offers seven glass tile product lines: tessera; casa california; facets; haiku; minerali; ritual; and terrian . each line uniquely embraces the glass medium. tessera hand-cut glass mosaic tiles are offered in four different sizes (1x1, 1x2, 2x2 and 1.75” hexagon) and come sheet-mounted. these mosaic glass tiles can be used to produce a variety of field patte...
Pakmix® Products
...concrete mix and specialty concrete products: anchoring cement,cement fortifier, concrete crack filler, concrete glue, concrete mix, fast set accelerator, fence post mix, glass block mortar, liquid color, mortar mix, multi-purpose grout, play sand, quick setting cement, self leveling underlayment, stop leak, tube sand, vinyl concret...
Alpha Professional Tools®
...alpha professional tools® was founded in 1986 and has become a leading manufacturer of quality tools for professionals in the natural stone, engineered stone, porcelain, ceramic, glass and construction industries. alpha® provides the best products for cutting, drilling, shaping and polishing all types of materials. in addition to providing the best products in the industry, alpha profe...
Arrowice
...what is arrowice fire glass? arrowice fire glass is the perfect complement to your equally fine home. you can definitely enjoy the glowing flames of a real fireplace. the difference is there is no soot or smoke that may from time to time distract you and your visitors. what do i do with arrowice fire glass? easy to assemble easy to install formulated, tempered where does arrowi...
Transolid® Solid Surfacing
...ble in both topmount and undermount styles, are designed for all types of counter tops and are available in 23 colors in multiple designs and sizes. offset drains create more room to stack dishes and glasses. steep, straight walls easily handle large pots and pans. like any transolid product, surfaces resist heat up to 365° and stains and marks are easily removed with simple cleaning. ...
Red Devil Painters Tools
...ilt our reputation: founded as smith & hemenway company, inc. in 1872 in hill, new hampshire, our place in hardware history was established over 134 years ago with production of several types of glass cutters, one of which, the "woodward wizard", was patented. this unique tool, with its tiny wheel for scoring glass was among the first in the industry and could be used as a glass breaker, ...
Werner Ladders
... werner is a fully integrated manufacturer and distributor of fiberglass, aluminum and wood climbing products. our products are backed by over 60 years of state-of-the-art product design, thorough testing, and evaluation experience, making us the leader in climbing equipment. we manufacture a full line of safe, professional-grade products for any job and build them to withstand even the ...
Carina Works Metal Tiles
...aware of a need for unique contemporary hardware. they spent several years in r&d to develope a glazing process using enviromentally friendly components combining original art with a rich durable glass-like glaze on aluminum.the art and glaze are permanently fused together with the metal. armed with endless ideas and a passion to create something beautiful and unique as well as functiona...
NanaWall Systems
...perceiving an unmet need for flexible solutions to large architectural openings, the founders of nana wall systems delivered their first wood-framed, opening glass wall in 1986. three years later, nana wall systems, inc. was incorporated, with the mission of finding, creating, and delivering an ever-broadening array of flexible design solutions. in 1996, nana wall systems entered into pa...
Perennial Outdoor Fabrics
... european furniture market. more than 200 of his pieces won awards and are now represented in prestigious museums around the world. other work by john hutton includes designs for textiles, hand-blown glass, lighting and interiors...
Hakatai Glass Tile
...our glass tile is found in hotels, spas, homes and murals around the country. with a large variety of glass tile colors, finishings and sizes, you have variety to spec just about any installation or design. and now with our online custom design tools, where any homeowner, dealer or architect can create their own unique custom glass tile blends or gradients online, you're able to keep up with today...
Bisazza Glass Tiles
... from 1956 to todayestablished by renato bisazza in 1956 in alte, vicenza, northern italy, the company has become a trailblazer, marked by a dynamic entrepreneurial spirit, a mastery of modern technologies, and an ability to read and anticipate the needs of the global market. the company’s distribution network currently includes 4 flagship stores in london, milan, new york and paris and 2,800 loc...
Sietto Glass Hardware
...sietto is a company that designs and manufactures handmade glass decorative hardware. our products are simple yet elegant. they possess a classic look that endures over time. we are not interested in fads or trends. rather, our intent is to create a line of products that will be enjoyed for years to come. many hours go into the design and development of our product line so we can bring you...
PortStone Flooring
...is made from a specially modified cementitious material enhanced with co-polymers, industrial grade aggregates, acrylic resins, and other proprietary components all reinforced with a woven fiberglass mesh. it is made to resemble brick, stone, slate, and tile. portstone is only 1/4" thick, yet it has more impact resistance than ceramic tile or even full sized brick. portstone has the l...
Amerimax Windows
...amerimax building products, inc. is a division of euramax international, inc., a leading international producer of value-added aluminum, steel, vinyl and fiberglass products. based in norcross, georgia, euramax employs more than 3,500 highly trained and dedicated employees throughout it's vast manufacturing and distribution network consisting of 41 strategically facilities, 35 of which are located...
Karndean Waterproof Flooring
...karndean design flooring replicates the look and feel of natural materials; such as - slate, ceramic, marble, glass, limestone and wood. made from an exceptionally durable form of customised vinyl, karndean comes without the drawbacks of some natural products and is much warmer and quieter under foot, offering any home or business an easy and low cost flooring option. as karndean comes as individu...
Arizona Tile Natural Stone
...e, limestone, travertine, slate and onyx slabs and tile, making us one of the largest independently-owned importers of stone in the united states. not only do we stock over 40 series of porcelain and glass tile, our relationships with manufacturers allow us to develop new porcelain and glass tile lines that are only available at arizona tile...
Tritex Fabrics
...d bedding for the hospitality and healthcare industries. in addition, we are the exclusive agent for kravet fabrics and its related companies in british columbia, as well as the exclusive agent of douglass fabrics in western canad...
Tierra Sol Ceramic Tile
...residential and commercial distributors of ceramic tile, porcelain tile, natural stone, glass mosaic, and related accessories...
Saint-Gaudens Metal Arts
...s in the world. in 2004, valerie ventured into the world of glazed handmade ceramic tile with the balboa collection: tile combined with sculpted bronze overlay designs. her latest interest is glass tile, beginning with the avalon collection of art glass tiles in 2007. in 2005, valerie was invited to design a line of door hardware for trimco, a los angeles maker of commercial, hospi...
Mulia Tile
...egions such as australia and new zealand. moreover, to serve the growing north and south american market, mulia inc. was established in the early 90’s as a leading wholesaler of ceramic tiles and glass blocks in the u.s. our product portfolio consists of 3 brands – mulia tile and signature tile, each of which carries its distinct designs and sizes of floor, wall, decorative tiles and ...
Thomasville Cabinetry
...ookcases and pantries, kitchen islands and bars, cabinet door inserts, appliance panels, wooden range hoods, display shelves, contrasting mouldings, complementary finishes, mobile islands, decorative glass doors and cabinet hardware - that will let you stretch your imagination like never before. for over 100 years, thomasville has built furniture in styles to suit every taste. and cabinetry is no...
Genesee Ceramic Tile
...we offer the latest in natural stone, porcelain, glass & metal tiles. family owned & operated since 1973 with 4 convenient locations in burton, grand rapids, farmington hills & sterling heights, michigan. ...
Villi USA Glass Tile
...villi glass tiles are available for use on floors, walls and as borders and kitchen backsplashes for interior and exterior applications. for exterior applications, villi glass tiles are frostproof as well as uv resistant making. our product is the perfect choice for installations ranging from pools and spas to building cladding. it also can be produced with your logo design or other ori...
Certainteed Roofing
...countries world-wide. saint-gobain’s north american companies operate nearly 200 manufacturing facilities in industries as diverse as industrial ceramics and containers, reinforcements and flat glass, abrasives, and building materials...
JSG Oceana Decorative Glass
...the beauty of glass touches all of our lives. at jsg oceana decorative glass, our products cover a wide range, from glass sinks to grace your kitchen or bath to exquisite tabletop and giftware pieces. we also feature outdoor living products perfect for your home’s exterior spaces. our stunning glass kitchen sinks are unique in the industry. jsg oceana’s signature dinnerware features glas...
Adesso Furniture
...onsumer favorite. ' from the onset, when adesso first introduced its lighting products, an array of colors and materials were utilized in the design, including metals, rice-paper, woven fabric, glass, resin, renewable bamboo wood and cork! it wasn't long before a new category of rta furniture was added to the product line. everything from tables, chairs, and pedestals to media and coat r...
Hammary
...ice, casual dining, and bedroom. table groups contain an assortment of items such as rectangular, square and oval cocktail tables, end tables, lamp tables and sofa tables in a choice of wood or glass tops. in addition to tables manufactured from various species of wood, hammary also carries tables fabricated from metals such as wrought iron, cast iron or cast aluminum with wood, glass to...
Vaughn Furniture Company
...as selling complete bedroom suites for as little as $24.95. in 1954, the lowest priced bedroom suite sold for $69.95. the suite included a double dresser, chest-of-drawers, tilting venetian plate glass mirror, bookcase headboard and panel footboard. two higher priced suites were competitively priced for $79.95 and $89.95. during the mid-1950's, when taylor's son george was elected pres...
ThinkGlass
...thinkglass has by far the most versatile process of the whole castglass (thermoforming) industry. our unique molding process enables us to create new or repetitive textures at a very low molding cost. thinkglass can create filled glass slabs unconstrained by thickness requirements. this is unique and opens a myriad of creative possibilities. thinkglass uses state-of-the-art electric...
Jeld-Wen
...jeld-wen is a comprehensive source for reliable wood, vinyl and aluminum windows and patio doors; wood and molded wood fiber interior doors; wood, steel, fiberglass exterior doors; and garage doors.  since 2003 the company has marketed its 27 former window and door brands under the jeld-wen brand, and its reputation for reliable products and customer service is spreading through marketing...
United Tile
...recently named the "best professional design center" by the home builders association of metropolitan portland.        as a wholesale distributor of premium stone, ceramic, porcelain, metal, glass and leather tile, we pride ourselves in providing service equal to the amazing selection of products we offer...
Intrepid Marble & Granite
...ts to bring their visions to life. inside intrepid marble and granite you will find specialty granite, limestone, marble, travertine, onyx, soapstone, quartzite, sandstone, travertine sinks, glass tiles, mosaics, accents & trims. intrepid marble and granite also supplies all the related products needed for the fabrication, installation, and maintenance of natural stone and tile. in...
Garden State Tile
...irect importer and distributor of fine ceramic, porcelain, and decorative tile, natural stone, and setting materials. product selections range from basic builder grade ceramics to artisan crafted glass mosaics. we also carry grouts, mortars, adhesives, epoxies, waterproofing, crack isolation products, caulks, and sealants from bostik findley. and we proudly carry miracle sealant's mainte...
Besa Lighting
...s of most common lighting designs.   choice equals solutions. besa lighting offers a unique reality of choice in lighting solutions in design, function, and quality. all our luminaires feature glass in astounding variety, plus a myriad of other options, including energy-efficient lamping alternatives...
Cyan Design
...brant interior design. over 2,100 designer accessories that are in stock and typically ship within 24 hours.    cyan design continuously updates our product line of ornamental objects, stunning glass vases, garden and patio objects, embellished frames, mirrors, wall decor and a vast collection of the finest lighting fixtures.    home remodelers, interior designers, decorators, and indepe...
Mirage Glass Tiles
...mirage glass tiles offers a unique appearance unachievable with conventional tiles. the vibrancy and depth of color combined with the reflective quality of glass results in a unique and dramatic effect, whether used in the home or modern commercial buildings ...
Therma-Tru Doors
...ed as beautiful as wood but performed with the durability of steel. but revolutionizing the industry is what you can expect from the nation's leading manufacturer and most preferred brand of fiberglass and steel exterior door systems. ...
Island Stone
...island stone is home to the most exciting natural tile designs including pebble tile, glass tile, random tiles, claddings, mosaics and solid stone tiles. premier tiles and claddings for residential and commercial projects...
Cx Design
...designed by missio. made by murano. welcome to cx design - the premier new york source of authentic murano hand-blown glass lighting. cx design is the creation of italian-born designer monica missio and british-born entrepreneur richard cleves. established in 1990, it offers the only complete lighting collection individually hand-crafted by master italian glass blowers on murano, an...
RODA by Basco
...roda luxury shower doors offer a wide range of frameless shower door enclosures, glass shower enclosures, heavy glass shower doors and custom shower doors ...
Shaw Stone Flooring
...experience the timeless beauty of shaw tile and stone (flooring and wall) in looks that range from rustic to contemporary. offering ceramic, slate, glass, travertine, and decorative accents tiles in many colors and shades ...
Speartek Tile & Stone
...speartek tile and stone, a distributor to the trade, is one of the fastest growing importers /distributors of decorative natural stone, tile and glass in the southeast. speartek is headquartered in atlanta, georgia and has an office in denizli, turkey. the speartek team offers clients a robust product line of middle to high end materials, including marble, glass, travertine, and limestone...
AKDO Tile
...while our core business is natural stone, we have recently expanded our collection to include porcelain tile, glass mosaic, and semi-precious stone... all chosen for their durability and ability to complement natural stone in many environments...
Glazzio Tiles
...glazzio tiles offers a unique appearance unachievable with conventional tiles. the vibrancy and depth of color combined with the reflective quality of glass results in a unique and dramatic effect, whether used in the home or modern commercial buildings. glass tiles are suitable for both internal and external applications impervious to frost, sun light and water. they are easy to clean, maintain...
Imperial Wholesale
...laminate flooring, carpet and natural stone in arizona. we also have a large selection of specialty items such as natural stone sinks, baths, fireplaces, tables, pillars, windowsills, beautiful glass tile mosaics and more. offering free estimates and design consultations, financing and installation services, we are happy to be your one-stop shop for any and all home remodeling needs! ...
ICL Natural Stone
...was established as a trading company in 1982. for over 30 years, icl has specialized in the importing, manufacturing, and distributing of ceramic & porcelain tiles, natural stone products and glass tile mosaics. we offer some of the hottest designer trends in the market and have something for any budget, style, or application. with a large distribution center in the chicagoland area...
Holophane Lighting
...luorescent, hid and led lighting, as well as custom luminaires and poles for indoor and outdoor applications. for more than a century, the hallmark of holophane outdoor luminaires is the borosilicate glass reflector/refractor. the glass prisms provide a combination of uplight and downlight to illuminate any environment evenly without creating dark spots or glare. its highly engineered lighting sys...
Dale Tiffany
...founded in 1979, dale tiffany started out manufacturing both art glass lamps and windows. within two years the company's main focus became tiffany-styled lamps and shades, emphasizing high-quality reproductions of louis comfort tiffany's designs. at the same time, dale became the first factory worldwide to standardize stained-glass production and became a national resource for a product category t...
Otto Tile
...d in turkey, greece, italy, spain and china; otto tile offers exclusive materials with over 22 color collections featured on tiles, mosaics, moldings, marble and travertine, resin, ceramic, and glass relief borders. otto tile also has a very large selection of saddles and corner shelves matching the variety of colors in our collection. otto tile has a greatly expanded its business in a sh...
Midgley West Porcelain/Ceramic Tile
...welcome to midgley west, your specialist in tile distribution for over 100 years. we are proud to bring our comprehensive product portfolio of porcelain, natural stone, glass mosaics and fine ceramic tile to central and eastern canada. our extensive supplier network is strategically chosen and honed via personal relationships to provide specialized service to retailers, architects, contr...
Midgley West Natural Stone Floors
...welcome to midgley west, your specialist in tile distribution for over 100 years. we are proud to bring our comprehensive product portfolio of porcelain, natural stone, glass mosaics and fine ceramic tile to central and eastern canada. our extensive supplier network is strategically chosen and honed via personal relationships to provide specialized service to retailers, architects, contr...
Sarana Tile Porcelain/Ceramic
... for over 40 years, sarana tile has been one of ontario’s and quebec’s most distinguished and reputable distributors of ceramic, porcelain, stone and glass tile. we are proud to import the highest quality and latest in design from our suppliers in italy, spain, portugal and around the world. our philosophy is based on dedication, loyalty, professionalism, and fri...
Sarana Tile Natural Stone
...for over 40 years, sarana tile has been one of ontario’s and quebec’s most distinguished and reputable distributors of ceramic, porcelain, stone and glass tile. we are proud to import the highest quality and latest in design from our suppliers in italy, spain, portugal and around the world. our philosophy is based on dedication, loyalty, professionalism, and friendly service. we are com...
Mid-America Tile
...established in 1961, mid america tile is a wholesale tile distributor and importer specializing in all materials and styles, including ceramic, porcelain, glass, metal, and natural stone tile. our two showrooms contain the best selections of tile in the midwest. we import, inventory, and distribute tile for any size project. we have the best knowledge, best service, and deliver the best ...
MIR Mosaic
...mir mosaic is a manufacturer and distributor of high quality glass, natural stone, shell, and metal mosaics. our products reflect the latest and most innovative trends in mosaic tile industry and offer a unique appearance unachievable with conventional tiles. whether you are working on a simple bathroom remodel, or a big commercial project, mir mosaic delivers the finest collection of mosaic tile...
Tesoro™ Tile
...ccents are also fashioned with the same care and consideration as the full-size tile. when you look for tile, make sure you know what makes a tile great: finest ingredients like porcelain, stone and glass, a broad palette of colors and textures to choose from, and an indication that the tile you’re looking at is part of the tesoro collection. look for tiles that carry the tesoro logo which ̴...
Elysium Tiles
...,000 sqft is located in anaheim, california. we offer thousands of stocked mosaic and porcelain tile for immediate delivery. we have created unique and original mosaic designs using hand-cut stained glass, aluminum, stainless steel, ceramics, slate, marble, travertine, stone, porcelain, jewels, crystal, metal, resin, and beads. to create eye-catching original design that will meet every designer’...
Tamiami Tile
...rked closely with architects, decorators, designers, and homeowners from all around south florida, to help develop their concepts into authentic masterpieces of tile, marble, granite, onyx, metal and glass. we take our client's challenge in hand and heart to carefully craft a unique living experience. even if your notion embraces mosaic flower inlays of water-cut granite, surrounding an italian r...
Rickert Tile
...rickert tile carries high quality ceramic, porcelain, stone, and glass for all your residential and commercial building needs. you can also find the necessary setting materials and tools needed to complete your project. most products are imported from italy and spain, thus giving your home much added value...
Anthology Tile
...anthology! let our collections tell your story. blending years of knowledge and expertise, our team has created a compilation of decorative mosaics, stone, glass, ceramic and field tile in unlimited varieties to fit any of your specifications. we bring to market a unique product offering that has yet to be seen. our commitment to our clients will be an exceptional and growing product line with the...
Adhesives
... withstand harsh temperatures. these qualities make uv curing adhesives essential to the manufacturing of items in many industrial markets such as electronics, telecommunications, medical, aerospace, glass, and optical. unlike traditional adhesives, uv light curing adhesives not only bond materials together but they can also be used to seal and coat products. they are generally acrylic-based. hea...
Bars
...election of styles to personalize any family room, den, or rec room. classic colonial and ladder-style designs match almost any home furnishings, and they can easily hold small wine racks bottles and glassware. in-home bars not only offer a relaxing place to have a few drinks and unwind, but they are also a perfect spot for entertaining family and friends. of course, you'll want to make sure you ...
Ceramic Tile
...ecorators are increasing pushing the envelope of ceramic tile patterns and mosaic tile designs. the blending of textures is the newest fashion trend in ceramic tile design. using natural stone with glass mosaic tile, ceramic porcelain tile with natural stone, maybe a matte stone finish next to a glossy glass tile finish. another emerging trend is bringing together a number of dissimilar textures...
Epoxy/Vinyl Flake
...epoxy resin terrazzo tile flooring is a combination of resin, recycled glass and recycled aggregates, often including a percentage of pre-consumer waste recycled materials. certain terrazzo products can contribute to the points needed for leed certification. manufactured flexible epoxy resin terrazzo tile is perfect for high-traffic areas where longevity and low-maintenance requirements are demand...
Hard Surface Flooring
...hard flooring (not to be confused with "hardwood") is a family of flooring materials that includes concrete or cement, ceramic tile, glass tiles, and natural stone products. ceramic tile are clay products which are formed into thin tiles and fired. ceramic tiles are set in beds of mortar or mastic with the joints between tiles grouted. varieties of ceramic tiles include quarry tile, porcelain, te...
Laminate Flooring
...eing exposed to water. light resistance – measures the ability of laminate flooring to retain its color when exposed to a light source having a frequency range approximating sunlight through window glass. it is not intended to show the resistance to continuous exposure to outdoor weathering conditions. cleanability and stain resistance – measures both the ease of cleanability and stain resista...
Luxury Vinyl Sheet Flooring
... nature makes it incredibly easy to place in a room and cut around fixed objects such as cabinets and toilets. also, you have installation options depending on which type of vinyl sheet you get: fiberglass backed or felt backed vinyl. ...
Mosaic Tile (glass)
...clean, pure impervious mesh-mounted glass mosaic tiles captivate and catch the light. jewel-like tesserae in clear or translucent glass, stand-alone or working in tandem with other materials, immediately attract attention and add drama to any installation. glass mosaic tiles are easy to clean, non-absorbent and emits no harmful vocs. sheets can be easily cut into smaller modules to customize a sp...
Sheer Vertical Blinds
...adings have fabric vanes that can be tilted open like a vertical blind to open the view to the outside through the sheer fabric.  sheer vertical shadings are recommended for taller windows or sliding glass doors. ...
Terra Cotta Floor Tile
..., resulting from the type of clay and method of manufacturing. clay tile fired at lower temperatures is more permeable and softer than tile fired at higher temperatures, which create a more vitreous (glasslike) and hard-wearing flooring material. keep in mind that porous tiles absorb moisture more readily and therefore stain more easily. machine made unglazed quarry tile are manufactured by extr...
Terrazzo
...terrazzo is a composite material, poured in place or precast, which is used for floor and wall treatments. it consists of chips of marble, quartz, granite, glass, or other suitable material, poured with a cementitious binder (for chemical binding), polymeric (for physical binding), or a combination of both. metal strips often divide sections, or changes in color or material in a pattern. additiona...
Wine Racks
...olling wine cart. from freestanding hardwood stands to powder-coated steel countertop models, you can find wine storage racks to match any style of home furnishings. showcase beautiful wine bottles, glasses, and accessories on wine racks instead of storing them out of sight in the kitchen cabinet. choose a wine rack with angled shelves or slots that hold standing bottles upright in tidy rows to d...
Marmoleum Solid Sheet
...d exciting designs with a sense of texture and tactility extensive color palette fitting the trend for neutral, solid color experiences designs that combine beautifully with materials such as wood, glass and metal pure material made from natural raw materials including linseed oil and wood flour using modern recycled materials such as cocoa shells the sustainable flooring solution: co2 n...
3 Tile Foyer Ideas That Will Make A Lasting First
... you might see inside a trendy, urban, hip restaurant. mix wood-look tiles with the simplistic look of concrete-look tiles to add a contemporary dash to floors and walls. combine wood-look tile with glass tile to give your entryway the look of a well-worn lake pier. for something jazzier, add bright porcelain concrete-look tile, theoretical bold, for a pop of color. concrete-look porcelain tile w...
Sustainable Interiors with a Modern Edge
...ent that adds an interesting style to homes is the pairing of hard and soft surfaces, a look that’s easily captured by combining both industrial and natural elements in your decor. concrete, recycled glass, and stainless steel counters, for instance, are considered to be some of the more environmentally friendly options available, and all lend your surfaces an industrial patina, giving you a check...
American Personality 12
...the american personality 12 collection features a fiberglass reinforced structure with a 12-mil wear layer for protection from rips, tears, and gouges. no acclimation is required for most in installations, and it can be installed in direct sunlight. american personality 12 is ideal for residential applications, light commercial spaces and main street business...
The Architect’s Newspaper Honors LATICRETE with the ‘Best of Products’ Awards
...ed high-performance epoxy grout that offers customers a unique opaque color that diffuses light for a vibrant finish. designed for residential and commercial use on interior or exterior ceramic tile, glass tile and stone applications, it’s ideal for regrouting swimming pools, fountains and other wet areas. spectralock pro premium translucent grout is an enhancement of spectralock pro premium grout...
Daltile Collaborates With Leading Architectural Firm Gensler To Create New Products
... – carpet. together, we have developed a complementary assortment of visuals designed for use throughout an entire project.” about daltiledaltile is the industry-leading brand of ceramic, porcelain, glass, metal, and stone tile as well as mosaics, extra-large slabs, countertops, exteriors, and roofing tile. daltile products are distributed through over 250 company-owned sales service centers, sto...
Daltile's *Peel & Stick* Mosaics Enjoy Strong Sales During Covid
...ut. so easy anyone can do it. these easy-to-install natural stone mosaic sheets are especially designed for the diy customer.” “the simplystick mosaix assortment includes marble, limestone, and glass mosaics featured as brick-joint, straight-stack, and bevel designs,” said amber leigh martinson, director of marketing for dal-tile corporation. “homeowners now have an exciting way to eas...
Island Stone Introduces Patina Glass Tile Collection
...(watsonville, ca, august 11, 2020) radiating old-world beauty, the patina glass tile collection from island stone expresses the strength of antiquity in a modern subway tile format. architects and designers can create a variety of patterns with the individual 3½” by 12” pieces. setting this collection apart is a dreamy color collection, made with randomized patterns of abstract speckles a...
Daltile 'Style Squad' Influencer Shows Consumers How DIY Easy RevoTile Is
...altile’s style squad for additional information on daltile’s style squad, visit www.daltile.com/trend-hub/style-squad. about daltile daltile is the industry-leading brand of ceramic, porcelain, glass, metal, and stone tile as well as mosaics, extra-large slabs, countertops, exteriors, and roofing tile. daltile products are distributed through over 250 company-owned sales service center...
3 Glass Tile Bathroom Design Concepts Inspired By Summer
...get lost in the beauty of a summer getaway right in your bathroom by designing with glass tile. brightly colored glass tile, like shimmering ocean blues, bright yellows, or shades of sea green evoke the feeling of sun-kissed beaches and ocean breezes, and with american olean’s large selection of glass mosaic shapes and styles, you can create your private escape. from tranquil blues, jewel-toned ...
How To Make Dark Walls Work In Your Home
..., black walls and white wainscoting are used to capture pure elegance. the lengthy, unadorned windows let all the natural light you could ever want in, while the metallic wall accessories, decorative glass bowl, and porcelain bathtub provide functionality. the adura®max legacy vinyl plank flooring in white with gray ties the black and white palette together, giving the floor a marble appearance th...
Give Your Home a Modern Makeover
...ome, so when you're planning for a modern exterior upgrade, be sure to include the windows as part of your plan. an option like milgard trinsic series vinyl windows offers an expansive viewable glass area and a narrow frame to help you embrace modern home design. not only do they provide even sightlines for clean, unobstructed views, they're manufactured for maximum durability and energy...
6 Top Home Design Trends for 2019
...ion to well-made elements that are beautiful in their own simplicity. muted colors like blue-gray and pale rose come to life on walls and in fabrics. doors made of dark metal and wood paired with glass panels bring natural light and warmth into the home. urban country this trend brings the look and feel of rural living to urban spaces by pairing crisp white and warm neutrals with orn...
Creating "Modern Chic" Wine Cellars with Glass & Acrylic
... wine cellar projects has definitely come into its own. having anticipated this, wine cellar innovations developed a new racking design that is now part of its modern wine cellar collection – the glass enclosed acrylic cube series. from small cellars, to large wine rooms, these racking units can bring a truly unique look to your contemporary wine storage. being glass enclosed, the acrylic...
Top exterior trends to inspire your 2019 home projects
... deck into an outdoor living room. by adding a fire pit, portable furnace or heater, you and your family can spend time on the deck year-round. for a finishing touch, a floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door not only brings in more sunlight and natural views, it creates a seamless transition between inside and outside. but a great deck starts with high-quality materials, because the last t...
One Kings Lane Opens New York City Flagship At 143 Spring Street In Soho
...onverted to a saloon, followed by a variety of restaurants through the 20th century into the early 2000s. in 2006 the space was restored and renovated into a retail establishment, with a modern glass annex added in 2010. shop experience and design in designing the new shop, one kings lane has brought the 3,500-square-foot space to life by creating an immersive, realistic home environ...
5 Reasons Why Terrazzo Tiles May Be Perfect For Your Flooring Needs
...ic space in need of a flooring upgrade, you may consider using terrazzo tile. a low-maintenance flooring option that’s been around for decades, terrazzo is made by blending marble, granite, quartz or glass chips into a cement binder. the results provide durability, but also visual depth, and its unmistakable mid-century look has seen an enormous resurgence in popularity in recent years, applied at...
Ideas for an On-Trend Bathroom
...hting sub-optimal lighting can hamper the ambiance of smaller spaces like bathrooms. if the space has a window, ditch any coverings that restrict the natural light and instead rely on textured glass windows that provide privacy while allowing light to shine freely. another option is a skylight, which is surprisingly easy to add. if access to the roofline is an issue, consider one (or ev...
A Handy Guide to Starting a Home Remodel
...e and ease of maintenance. it's an engineered product made mostly from up to 93 percent quartz, a non-porous natural stone, combined with a small amount of binder and color. small particles of glass or reflective metal flakes can also be added to some quartz designs to achieve a more unique look. the result is an attractive slab that can be made in a wide variety of tones and colors, an...
5 top trends for your kitchen in 2018
... kitchen wherever you are. * unique backsplashes. the tile backsplash still has plenty of staying power, but the latest trends are upping the wow factor of this kitchen mainstay. from mirrored glass and backlit onyx to decorative sculptures, the kitchen backsplash is becoming the statement piece of any kitchen and a unique way to express your own style and taste. * matte black finish...
3 Ways to Throwback Style
... this look. incorporate features such as warm hickory covering every inch of the walls and built-in lighting to set the tone for a relaxing atmosphere. then incorporate antique-styled mirrors and glass hardware to create contrasts amongst the rich tones and texture. you can create a distinctive alcove effect by situating the sink vanities directly between matching cabinet ends and rece...
Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests
...slikes as well as allergy or dietary needs ahead of time. make a point to show first-time guests around the kitchen early in the stay so they can easily find anything they might need, such as a glass for water during the night. for more tips and tricks on getting your home prepped for the busy holiday season, follow along with #sleepgiving or visit mattressfirm.com/blog. ...
7 Steps for a Healthier Home
...plastic food containers. some plastics are not as high quality as many think and may contain toxic materials, making them potentially harmful - especially when used for storing food. instead, opt for glass, silicone, cloth or stainless steel storage containers, which are friendlier to the environment and pose fewer toxicity risks. plus, many of these containers can be placed directly in an oven or...
A room-by-room guide to decluttering your home
...ds and dishware better organized and more easily accessible. a step up: * some people need a bit of extra incentive to stay organized. if that’s you, consider replacing solid cabinet doors with glass ones that reveal what’s inside. knowing the contents of your cabinets are always on display can help inspire you to keep them tidy and organized. plus, glass-front cabinets are an opportunity to...
3 ways to personalize your home's curb appeal with an eye-catching front door
...t often used in custom or specialized design situations since they are easiest to manipulate,” explains the diy network. “with the countless options ([wood species], side lights, transoms, decorative glass, etc.) you can custom design the specific look you want for your entryway.” to achieve a one-of-a-kind look for your front door, consider these three ways to personalize your wood door. 1....
Easy DIY projects to prepare your home for sale
...t beautiful architectural features. all lighting should be dusted, but for those fixtures that are old, outdated, or broken, consider inexpensive replacement options. something as simple as replacing glass globes can add high-impact style. adding task and accent lighting is another smart investment. for example, under-cabinet lights in the kitchen are easy to install and are likely to impress pote...
5 green home improvements that can help sell your home for more
...homes in the u.s. don't have enough insulation, according to energystar.gov. adding insulation and sealing air leaks could reduce annual energy bills by 10 percent. at the time of resale, adding fiberglass insulation in the attic could recoup 107 percent of the cost, according to remodeling magazine's cost vs. value report. *front door: it's a key part of your home's curb appeal and the last ex...
Add living space to your home with an easy patio makeover
...dless and add to the space aesthetic. (just as you would indoors, make sure the surface is clean before you get started.) use colorful crates to keep grilling tools, potholders and outdoor dishes and glassware organized and handy. finally, pick up some bright-colored pots that match your decor style and plant rosemary, parsley, basil and other herbs so they’re within easy reach to add fresh fla...
Spring home improvements you can do in 24 hours or less
...orway. a wooden shelf above a doorway is a great place to feature collectibles. add vintage class to a powder room. replace the ordinary doorknob on your powder room door with a vintage or replica glass knob. install decorative house numbers. you can purchase decorative tile or glass numerals from a variety of sources. stencil some fun. add animal or character stencils to the walls of a c...
5 spring DIY craft projects to make old stuff new again
...ou just don't want to give it up. turning it into a rustic vase is a great way to preserve the memories associated with the bottle and create a beautiful decorative piece for your home. you'll need a glass wine bottle, 20-50 feet of sisal rope, scissors, a mini glue gun, glue sticks and optional decorative embellishments. feline playland - if you have a bored cat and an old book case, you have ...
Add Light with DIY Decor
...yers of duct tape to hold lights securely in place on canvas. frosted ball jar with doily crafting time: 1-2 hours skill level: intermediate supplies and tools: ball jar (1-quart) frosted glass spray doily (8- to 10-inch diameter) spray adhesive hemp twine 1/8-inch ribbon battery-powered tea light follow manufacturer's directions and spray ball jar completely with frosted glass...
Easy Home Upgrades/Add style, function to interior, exterior spaces
...olutions at closetmaid.com. refresh your home's curb appeal looking to upgrade and instantly enhance the look of your home? install a new front door, such as one from the extensive line of fiberglass exterior doors from feather river doors. hand-stained oak and mahogany doors are among the most popular, accentuating elegant wood grain details that instantly improve a home's curb appeal. th...
Trend alert: Wood planks warm up ceilings and walls
...chilly or austere. that is what texas-based cornerstone architects did in a contemporary austin residence. the decorative temperature of the master bedroom - a coolly elegant arrangement of steel and glass, polished concrete and white plaster - was raised a degree or two by turning the entire wall behind the headboard into a magnificent expanse of burnished walnut boards. installing hardwood pl...
5 holiday entertaining tips for space and budget conscious hosts
...l. however big your dining space is, keeping it simple and special touches will make the space feel elevated. start with your serving pieces - using real (non-paper or plastic) plates, silverware and glasses will bring a polish to your meal. then, keep it simple with the dã©cor and serving presentation. if your guests are eating in the living room, try setting up the food buffet-style in the kitch...
5 Ways To Do A Quick Kitchen Makeover
...iety of tile on the market, you can create your own design and pattern. start by creating a focal point, such as a specialty tile above the stove, and then you can opt for traditionalceramic tiles or glass on the other wall areas. you can even mix and match tile and glass to complement your countertop and bring depth and texture into your kitchen. if you extend the backsplash throughout your whole...
Harvest Your Own Home Decor
... beginner crafting time: 3-5 hours supplies and tools: 2 boxes fall pumpkin and gourd decorations 1 bottle (2 fluid ounces) cloud white paint black sponge paint brush 2 metal and glass lanterns hot glue gun and sticks select two pumpkins to paint white. paint them and let dry. choose multiple sized pumpkins and gourds and attach them to the inside bottom of ea...
5 ways to reinvent your garage
...ct xp made by national gypsum for extra wear and tear to resist everything from car doors opened too close to the wall to the hockey sticks swung a little too hard. this drywall is embedded with fiberglass mesh to make it impact and penetration resistant — and like all purple drywall, it resists moisture, mold and mildew. make your garage your hideaway sometimes you need to get away from it all ...
Tips to stop drafts, save money and improve your home
...hat for many consumers, their heating bills may be more than $500 higher each winter because of the drafts and wasted energy caused by fireplaces. even if the damper is shut, it’s not air-tight, and glass doors don’t stop the drafts either. your chimney is an opening that leads directly outdoors — just like an open window and like a giant straw sucking your expensive heated or air-conditioned air...
Create grand, open living spaces with unique pocket door frames
...or frame accommodates doors up to 3-feet wide by 9-feet high by 1-3/8-inch thick and weighing up to 200 pounds each. it allows a broad selection of door materials and styles, from classic wood-framed glass-paneled doors to ultra-modern options. whether the doors are open or closed, you can create the elegant, custom looks you want to distinguish your interior spaces, while enhancing your lifestyle...
Secrets to marrying style, eco-sense and luxury in any bathroom
...rea inspiration for your senses doesn’t have to take a back seat to green considerations. from tiles made of recycled materials like reclaimed ceramic, to foot-massaging pebble tiles made of recycled glass, it’s easy to find flooring material that meets your expectations for luxury and beauty while still minimizing their impact on the environment. while traditional luxury countertops like granite...
Home improvement: What's old is new again
... can add an artistic element or focal point to backsplashes and ceilings. whatever your goal, accent wood makes a statement. small touches: fixtures and surfaces don’t forget the little details: a glass doorknob, an oil-rubbed light fixture or a stained glass panel in the window. these touches go a long way to convey the look of another era in a newer home. mixing eras with furniture antique...
Making memories: Tips for preserving and creating meaningful wooden pieces
...(bpt) - from your first meal as a married couple at your oak dining table, to enjoying a glass of lemonade with your grandchildren on your pine kitchen stools — your most cherished memories are made at home. “families have so many pieces of wooden furnishings in their homes that are meaningful to them,” says wood finishing expert bruce johnson, spokesperson for minwax. “if you don’t yet have a pi...
5 DIY projects to liven up your office
...your schedule or to-do list each week, a chalkboard is the perfect addition to your workspace. rather than buying a board, pick up a can of krylon chalkboard paint. simply spray it on wood, metal or glass and once it dries, you'll have your very own custom chalkboard that works with chalk or chalkboard markers. declutter in style we’re all more productive when we’re organized, so getting rid of...
4 great ways to create an outdoor living space
...your entertaining area, an outdoor bar requires a few basic elements. a fully operational sink with a high-functioning bar faucet are a go-to when it comes to outdoor bars. storage for beverages and glassware, a drink chiller, ice storage and seating can make your outdoor entertaining area an envy in the neighborhood. room for relaxation while plenty of comfortable, attractive seating tend to b...
4 DIY projects for your first home
...to be. replace hollow core bedroom, bathroom and closet doors with wood alternatives for an instant dash of richness. and don’t limit yourself to traditionally-styled options. from specialty woods to glass panels, there are plenty of options to choose from. 3. clean and refinish your wood deck. as long as your wood is in good shape, all you need is deck cleaner and wood stain to turn something da...
Prepare Your Home for Holiday Entertaining
...k feel instantly manageable. as you think through your plans, remember to anticipate the unexpected and have an emergency party kit on hand to quickly respond to pitfalls, like spills or broken glass, before they derail the festivities. decorating with all the energy you put into planning and upgrading, don’t overlook the importance of taking time to make your home shine with a creative ...
5 ways to design with the 1980s comeback kid: Marble
... on marble accents in living spaces. marble makes an excellent material for furniture, but if you entertain a lot or have young children, marble could be too difficult to maintain. when a simple glass of water can leave a permanent ring behind, it’s important to seek out alternative materials to get the high-end look that can withstand the wear and tear of life. marble and its alternative...
Dispelling Myths About Natural Stone
... simple measures. always use a cutting board when preparing food on natural stone countertops, especially with acidic foods such as tomato sauce or lemons. consider using coasters and trivets under glasses and hot pans. clean up spills as quickly as possible. do not use harsh cleaning products on natural stone - instead, choose a gentle cleanser and a soft cloth. myth: natural stone goes out o...
DIY Decor with Creative Containers
... stuff to adding an extra element to your decor. these simple diy projects make it easy to transform basic containers into pretty accent pieces that showcase your personal style. re-imagine plain glass jars by adding texture and color with a project created by the crafting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores. create a faux milk glass look and emulate the appearance of tree bark by simply...
Kitchen Trends 9 Ideas for your Redesign
... for a busy floor pattern and a sleek look on the backsplash. a kitchen island that’s one part granite and one part wood separates prep and dining spaces yet still looks classy.jewel tide™ 5/8 random glass mosaic in beach pebble tile for mixingour tile designers have really taken the mixed media trend to heart. you’ll find mosaics that mix stone with glass and glass with metallic. or try a brick ...
5 Pops of Pattern to Instantly Upgrade Interiors
... clean surfaces before painting and only apply tape once the area is fully dry. * choose the right tape for the surface you're painting, such as multi-surface tape for baseboards and trim, metal and glass, or delicate surfaces tape for walls, cabinets, wood floors and freshly painted surfaces. * use a pencil to sketch designs onto walls before applying the painter's tape. be sure to apply the t...
7 Painting Projects for Weekend Warriors
...monds. 6. install faux panel moulding. no moulding? no problem! buy inexpensive frames and paint them the same color as your baseboard trim. adhere the frames to the wall (without the backing and glass) for a simple, yet dramatic, look. 7. make a statement (wall). pick your favorite pattern trends and bring them to life on one wall of the living room or bedroom. if you're not ready to take...
How Green Is Your House?An eco-friendly approach to home care
...umber of bins you need depends on your city's guidelines for sorting. if no sorting is required, a single bin will do. otherwise, use different colored bins to make it simple to sort paper, aluminum, glass, etc. * most families find the kitchen is a primary source of recyclable goods. if space is at a premium, keep a smaller collection bin in the kitchen that can be easily transported to a sortin...
Revitalize Forgotten Furniture with a Simple DIY Transformation
... how to take a tired, outdated coffee table from attic to amazing in three simple steps. supplies: chemical stripper hand-held paint scraper tack cloths or lint-free rags rubber gloves safety glasses orbital sander with 60-, 120- and 220-grit discs interior wood stain and sealer product, such as cabot premium wood finish (in the ready-to-use or custom-tinted to your color of choice) pai...
Create Your Own Bathroom Retreat
...utiful cabinetry for your bathroom. as far as aesthetics, cabinetry sets the mood for the room. bathrooms can take on a warm environment and showcase a beautifully stained cherry furniture piece with glass doors, or they can give off a clean, cool feel with a white painted vanity. sometimes a simple change of hardware is all a space needs to give it a fresh look. when eye pleasing pieces fill the ...
Create a Crafty Bistro at Home
...e: 1-2 hours skill level: some experience necessary supplies and tools: rit dye 3 disposable cups hot water 16 decorative wine corks paintbrush scissors 2-inch burlap ribbon 3-inch square glass container adhesive or glue jute cord 1. prepare 3 cups of dyeing solutions: 1 cup very concentrated with dye, 1 cup watered-down with dye and 1 cup of water. 2. apply dye to corks with ...
Bathroom Upgrades to Impress Guests
...ve money and lighten your "to-do" list by simplifying tasks. for example, when hosting a dinner, choose a simple candle display instead of extravagant flowers. when preparing for the holidays, fill a glass bowl with holiday ornaments or venture outside for pinecones, which can serve as a fresh and festive centerpiece. * clean as you go. clear your dishwasher before the party and rinse dinnerwar...
Tips for a Clean, Guest-Ready Home
...nse foods such as mustard, mayonnaise and tomato based products as they may cause discoloration of plastics if allowed to sit for a long period of time. fill the upper rack, load the bottom. cups, glasses, stemware, small plates and bowls are all welcome in the top rack. make sure any plastic items go on top, too. be sure to load open-ended items into the washer facing down for the best cleanin...
Add Appeal, Save On Your Remodeling Project
...beauty and strength of stone materials at a fraction of the cost. * backsplash: to add a sleek and modern touch to your kitchen space, consider adding a new backsplash. typically made from ceramic, glass or stainless steel tile, a backsplash is an affordable option for those who want to add an understated change or a small pop of color as an accent. when compared to other remodeling projects thi...
Room-to-Room Home Additions/Add quality and comfort to your favorite rooms
... throughout your home. with doors, matching the exterior and interior creates a flow into outdoor living spaces. using doors as a part of the overall aesthetic can also allow for some creativity with glass accents or bold color choices. choose a reliable door manufacturer, such as masonite, that offers a wide breadth of finishes and styles using wood, steel and fiberglass. living room add d...
Organize Entryways with Decorative Storage
...nse of order helps relieve stress so you get out the door faster. create zones for like items. make designated spots for shoes, coats, bags, hats, etc. capture your on-the-go essentials such as sunglasses, keys and wallets in a single space. allocate space for bulkier frequently-used items such as backpacks and lunchboxes, as well as shoes. don't forget pets, with an area to collect treats,...
Shedding Light on Replacement Windows
..., more efficient windows are a big selling feature. climate considerations wet, humid, hot, severe storms, salty air - different climates have different window needs when it comes to material and glass choices. talk to a reputable contractor or window dealer in your particular area to help select products that may work best for you. he or she may recommend hardware for a coastal environment, r...
Revitalize Forgotten Furniture with a Simple DIY Transformation
... how to take a tired, outdated coffee table from attic to amazing in three simple steps. supplies: chemical stripper hand-held paint scraper tack cloths or lint-free rags rubber gloves safety glasses orbital sander with 60-, 120- and 220-grit discs interior wood stain and sealer product, such as cabot premium wood finish (in the ready-to-use or custom-tinted to your color of choice) pai...
Colorful Autumn Additions
...s: purple short cuts; gray primer; gloss varnish; krylon purple, island splash and peekaboo blue bottled paints in desired colors paintbrush glitter glue black gems filler pillar candle glass hurricane container 1 roll purple tulle feather picks 1. spray foam rings with purple short cuts spray paint. let dry. 2. paint gourds in desired colors, some spray-painted, some bru...
Create Your Dream Green Kitchen
...tainable upgrades." backsplash recycled materials are the star of the show when looking to add green touches to your backsplash. there are three main types of recycled materials: ceramic, metal and glass. old bottles and windows make up the materials in glass tile; old plates and clay vases are recycled to become ceramic tile; and those old soda cans become aluminum metal tile. all of these mate...
Liven Up Your Home with Color
...tional wood-toned cabinetry styles, there is also a growing selection of on-trend paint and stain colors such as the new pebble grey paint from kraftmaid cabinetry. take it a step further by choosing glass doors and using a contrasting color on the inside like a sunny, warm yellow or bold teal green for the interior back panel. cabinetry colors can add whimsy and personality to any kitchen. it ...
Seven Small Changes With Big Impact
...lowers and hang a pair of colorful kitchen towels to brighten the space. 4. make a space pop - add a pop of color and texture with new tile, such as american olean's garden oasis featuring oceanside glass tile. the tiles, which can be seen at www.americanolean.com, come in various shapes, sizes, colors and patterns, so you can easily show off your own creative style anywhere. 5. throw on some p...
DIY Magic to Transform Your Kids' Rooms
...l oasis. carry the theme throughout the room with white curtains, bedding and furniture. then trim the windows by draping lengths of grass skirting along the top and placing several clear jars of sea glass along one ledge. prop a surfboard or two in the corner or hang them from the ceiling to complete the look. space out glow-in-the-dark paint makes it easy to create an out-of-this-world be...
Get Your Home Ready for Outdoor Entertaining
... soda to one part warm water. rinse thoroughly. clear up cloudy dishes - now that you've cleaned up the space you're ready to entertain! in advance of guests arriving, pull out the summer dishes and glassware and make sure they are spotless. to get tableware sparkling clean, use a rinse aid like oxicleantm dishwashing booster in addition to your dishwasher detergent. it helps boost the cleaning p...
Seaside Inspiration for the Home
...beach are popular getaways - but if you can't get to the beach, you can bring it to your home. • find or make pillows and accents with a nautical or beach theme. • make a beach terrarium with a glass bowl, sand, shells and pieces of coral. • print beach photographs or scan illustrations and frame a set in white wood frames. • create a tablescape with books about the sea, neutral colored ca...
Create Budding Home Updates
...n your budget. you'll be happy you spent the money on quality blooms that you'll treasure for years to come. * in doubt of your decorating skills? simply tuck one stem of your favorite variety in a glass vase for a classic, chic look. * faux petals are easy to care for and clean with the use of a handheld vacuum, a steamy shower or a soft, dampened cloth. * add one or two accent pieces that f...
Green Ways to Beautify Your Home
...r furniture made from reclaimed wood, carpets made from recycled plastic, flooring made from sustainable resources such as bamboo or cork, and wallpaper made from managed timber sources. you can find glassware, dinner sets and accessories made from recycled glass, and textiles like curtains and blankets made from organic fibers. save water with style - upgrading your water-using devices can hel...
Kitchen updates that won't break the bank
...o make a statement is by updating or adding a backsplash. "a backsplash is a subtle way to update your kitchen. choose clean white subway tiles or add some drama with interesting patterns or colorful glass tiles," advises reep. home improvement stores like lowe's or the home depot carry diy tile kits in a variety of colors that are fairly simple to install yourself. additionally, stylish, removabl...
Surprising, affordable upgrades can give your home a whole new look
...tatement for both the inside and outside of your home. when you sell your home, that new front door can return as much as 73 percent of the initial cost for steel doors and nearly 54 percent for fiberglass doors, according to remodeling magazine's cost vs. value report. * layer and upgrade lighting in key rooms such as living rooms and family rooms. replacing outdated lights can create a fresh,...
Ten lucky home decor trends for 2013
...ed by monaco blue, poppy red, emerald and nectarine. marc thee, founder of the no. 1 residential interior design firm in the country, also sees a move toward pure color palettes such as cream and sea glass, khaki and white, or neutral with a pop of yellow.- not your mama's wallpaper repositionable wallpaper is a decorating mainstay, says todd imholte, president of murals your way, whose webs...
Create a warm and stylish holiday wreath to welcome guests
...reath full of festive snowflakes. no matter how cold it gets outside, this wreath will provide a warm welcome. here's what you'll need: a round -craft foam wreath; ribbon; two wooden snowflakes; blue glass-headed pins; two pieces of letter-size cardstock; different styles of snowflake paper punches; scissors; a hot glue gun and glue sticks; krylon glitter blast in diamond dust, sapphire shimmer an...
Simple Switches to Spruce Up Any Home
...r brita olsen creative. "an easy way to give life to a party is putting an unexpected twist on normally expected items, like a super stylish serving platter or antique rose-colored water pitcher." * glassware: forget the matched set of glassware. quirky or vintage mix and match glassware makes a unique statement and makes it easier for guests to remember which drink is theirs. * menus: use inex...
Creating the perfect master suite retreat
...pholstered headboard in a soft blue pattern to highlight the focal point of the room - the bed. you can even go a step further by adding plush curtains behind the bed frame, paired with a large plate-glass mirror to provide the feeling of open spaces - like the open sea. because the bed will be the focus of the room, keep the shades simple. try bamboo window shades to maintain the casual flow ...
Clean House Naturally and Avoid Toxic Cleansers
...after months of winter weather, windows are often coated with a layer of grime. a solution of 2 teaspoons of white vinegar and 1 liter of warm water can be used to gently remove dust or dirt from all glass surfaces including windows and mirrors. freshen up the fridge: in addition to food spills, your refrigerator takes on odors from all the different foods stored throughout the year. discard o...
Tips and Tricks to Get Your Home Clean
... launder curtains and wipe down window blinds using a damp sponge. tackle the kitchen. focus on the key areas. using a solution of half water, half white distilled vinegar, wipe down the plastic and glass components of the refrigerator. sprinkle baking soda onto a damp sponge and clean counter tops, stainless steel sinks, the oven range, and within your microwave. to remove soap buildup in your d...
Selling or staying put, 'daylighting' improvements pay off for homeowners
...rs to close them automatically. energy efficiency, high-tech and decorating in one package another important similarity among windows, roof windows and skylights is in the glazing, or how the glass is manufactured. since the units are mounted facing directly at the sun, skylight glazing technology has to be among the best in the industry. quality energy star-qualified units feature double-...
Simple Tricks to Refresh Your Home
..., light fixtures and ceiling fans. wipe smudges off of light switch covers and door frames, too. bathroom * wipe down and disinfect all fixtures. remember lighting fixtures, too. carefully remove glass fixtures and clean with warm, soapy water. let them dry thoroughly before reattaching. * sort through products and discard or recycle old bottles and containers. get rid of excess clutter in yo...
Holiday Cleaning Hints
... are gone, wrap the bristles with a cloth dipped in warm soapy water to degrease that area. bathroom let the light in - take down your bathroom light fixtures and clean them with windex original glass wipes. dust off your light bulbs too - you'll be surprised at how much brighter the bathroom looks when you're done. soap up the sink - use an old toothbrush to get behind the sink faucet and...
Holiday TLC for Your Furniture
...ffer drinks and appetizers before the holiday meal, allowing guests to mix and mingle. although coasters are offered to protect the furniture, many guests won't use them, often placing water-sweating glassware on tables and leaving rings on the surface. if this happens, don't worry says hutson. "i use guardsman water ring and mark removal right after the party ends to get rid of rings and marks." ...
Get Your Kitchen Holiday-Ready
... most surfaces in the kitchen, including stainless steel appliance exteriors. before the big party, apply a stainless steel polish for extra shine. * remove finger prints from stainless steel with a glass cleaner, followed by buffing with a dry cloth. whenever a product is used on stainless steel, the surface should be rinsed with plain, warm water and then dried to prevent streaking and water ma...
Your Blueprint for a Greener Home
... insulation when correctly installed, insulation delivers comfort while lowering energy bills during the hottest and coldest times of the year. there are several common types of insulation: - fiberglass (in both batt and blown forms) - cellulose - rigid foam board - spray foam reflective insulation (also called radiant barrier) is another insulating product which can help save energy in h...
Top 10 Bathroom Trends
...filler pullout creates storage while saving space with its slim vertical design. walk-in showers: homeowners are replacing the conventional tub and shower combinations with walk-in showers. large glass doors and earth-tone tiles are being combined with luxury showerheads and water jets for a spa-like feel. satin nickel faucets: from 2009 to the end of 2010, the percent of nkba designers w...
Earth-Friendly Household Tips Made Easy
... are perfect for storing leftovers or carrying lunch to work. * for a cold beverage, keep a cool pitcher of water in the fridge instead of letting the tap run until water gets cold. refill one water glass or reusable bottle throughout the day so there will be fewer items to wash. after eating, don't rinse dishes with water - just scrape off the excess food and load directly into the dishwasher. t...
Great Looking, Durable, Affordable and Easy-to-Install: Top Reasons Why Armstrong’s New Duality Vinyl Flooring Dazzles
...i-microbial (yes, floors can be too)? what about installation options? you need to compare the floor’s performance attributes with the features important to you. you may find that today’s new fiberglass-reinforced vinyl floors give you everything you want. and even here, armstrong’s new duality™ stands out – ultra-realistic, three-dimensional designs combine with the company’s toughguard® flex ...
LATICRETE Draws a Major Crowd at Surfaces 2011
...ced non-sag properties for even easier wall installations, while providing full, flush tile grout joints on floors. laticrete also introduced a new adhesive designed specifically for installations of glass tile and glass mosaic tiles. laticrete glass tile adhesive is a new one-step polymer-fortified adhesive mortar that’s been specifically formulated for glass tile applications featuring a consist...
Top 10 home decor trends for 2011
...with an ultra-efficient technology next year. for a casual, contemporary twist, dross also suggests hanging chandeliers in new areas such as bathrooms, bedrooms and closets, and embracing today's art glass applications, which are much more chic and casual than the tiffany lamps of the past. there's nothing bland about neutrals in a recent video posted on her website, michelle lamb - co-found...
Besa’s Darci Creates A Wider Vision For Vanity Lighting
...blacklick, ohio jan. 10, 2011--- besa lighting has introduced the darci family of vanity luminaires, with gu-24 lamping options. besa lighting is a leading designer and manufacturer of decorative glass lighting. besa’s darci bathbars feature opal handcrafted glass. the flattened cylinder-shaped glass, open at both ends, has a low-profile look that sits just off the wall. it offers useful light ...
LEED Stop on Eugene Tour of Homes Features Hakatai
... hakatai, a leading supplier of glass mosaic tiles for architects and interior designers, made an appearance in the 25th annual eugene tour of homes at the only leed certified stop in the mix of 17 new residential projects featured in 2010. cq interior design, los angeles and portland, worked closely with the homeowner in the floor to ceiling shower specification of the emperia series of mixed...
LATICRETE Donates Top of the Line Grout to MOSAICO-Houston for Fundraiser
...ed 13 empty bowls in the 2011 empty bowls houston scheduled for saturday, march 19. the houston empty bowls steering committee invites ceramists, mosaicists, woodturners, woodworkers, hot and warm glass artists, fiber artsists, metalsmiths, painters and sculptors to create and donate handmade bowls for the seventh-annual event from march 1 through march 18. last year artists contributed over 1,...
Warm up your kitchen with cozy colors
...a variety of design themes. reflective accents offset the warm tones of the wood with the gleam of reflective accents. one way to add both style and light to the space is to choose decorative glass inserts for the cabinet doors. you can create just about any look you want with glass designs ranging from clear reeded glass with copper metal, to clear antique glass with zinc black patina met...
Top 10 home decor trends for 2011
...with an ultra-efficient technology next year. for a casual, contemporary twist, dross also suggests hanging chandeliers in new areas such as bathrooms, bedrooms and closets, and embracing today's art glass applications, which are much more chic and casual than the tiffany lamps of the past. there's nothing bland about neutrals in a recent video posted on her website, michelle lamb - co-found...
Affordable Design Solutions to Freshen Up Any Home
...hieve a warm and inviting atmosphere using soft lighting with lamps and dimmers. also use a variety of textures in the room. if there's a lot of wood in a room already, opt for a side table made from glass and metal materials, and choose upholstered dining chairs instead of using additional wood. 4. don't forget the finishing touch. if a room looks beautiful but lacks an inviting scent, the ef...
How Indoor Air Quality Impacts Health
...asthma attacks and cause sneezing, runny nose and red eyes. useing safer building materials such as stainless steel, tile, adobe and insulation without added formaldehydes, such as safetouch™ fiberglass-free insulation. keeping your home free of radon. the colorless, odorless gas can cause lung cancer. ensure your home is properly insulated to prevent leaks. to learn more about how indoo...
Naturally Clean and Fresh
....com. did you know that vinegar can be used to clean surfaces around the house? why it works: vinegar has acidity to help get rid of dirt and grime around the home. how- to: to clean cloudy glassware, soak paper towels or a cloth in full-strength white distilled vinegar and wrap around the inside and outside of the glass. let sit a while before rinsing clean. to remove lime deposits on y...
Metroflor hands out distributor awards
...an area. over time, gerald raskin saw a lack of innovation in what he handled and began developing products under the metroflor brand name. raskin also broke boundaries as the first to import fiberglass-backed sheet vinyl and self-adhesive tile from germany. he was tasked with convincing buyers that his imported product was equal to or better than similar domestic products, and succeeded by pro...
San Francisco Designer Remodels with Hakatai Glass Mosaics
...hakatai, a leading importer and distributor of glass mosaic tile, recently provided stacy burket and trixie martelino of tagr design with the glass mosaic tile colors and tools he needed to complete a private home bathroom remodel of a loft space in san francisco’s trendy south of market district. tagr design put the nearly limitless color and design possibilities offered by hakatai to good us...
Mannington takes resilient realism to new heights, Omni HD seeks to capitalize on fiberglass craze
...hroughout the last 13 years, the company at surfaces is rolling out what it believes to be its greatest evolution yet in natureform hd technology, used to create sobella omni hd. omni hd is a fiberglass sheet that takes resilient visuals into an entirely new stratosphere, according to ed duncan, senior vice president of residential marketing. “this takes us to a level this industry never achiev...
Bright Ideas Getting Lighting Basics Right
...ting expert with ge consumer & industrial, has these tips to help. choose the light quality for your style. -some bulbs, such as ge reveal(r) incandescent and halogen bulbs, have neodymium in the glass. this rare earth element filters out dull yellow rays, making colors in artwork, wallpaper and fabric really stand out. -halogen produces bright, crisp white light, and is often used by designe...
Recycled Kitchen Redo-DIY
... recycled paper counters and glass tile backsplash help a kitchen go green. this video is part of rock solid show hosted by dean marsico, derek stearns . show description :they're expert mason.....
Taylor Dynamic Overview
...transitional pressure sensitive® adhesive for lvt/lvp, fiberglass-backed and sheet vinyl, vct & carpet tile. dynamic™ with colorready™ is an industry-leading transitional pressure sensitive adhesive designed to meet the need for a multi-functional flooring adhesive. colorready™ technology is a visual indicator that helps to easily identify when to install your flooring. this solvent-free, easy tr...
jute
...can be shredded and spun into yarn, used for backing in woven carpets, or itself woven into sheets and used as secondary backing on tufted carpet. In many applications, jute is being replaced by fiberglass, polypropylene or other synthetic fibers...
mosaic tile
...Small ceramic tile-- hard porcelain or glass, glazed or unglazed-- mounted on a backing for ease of installation. Often mosaic tiles are used to create designs for walls and floors...
glass mosaic tiles
...Made of glass usually in sizes not over 2" square and 1/4" thick mounted on sheets ot paper. Sheets are usually 12" x 12"...
glaze
...A coating matured to the glassy state on a formed ceramic product. Also refers to the material or mixture from which the coating is made. Bright Glaze - A high-glass coating with or without color. Clear Glaze Transparent with or without color. Crystalline Glaze - Contains microscopic crystals. Frittat Glaze - Uses all or part of prefused fluxing constituents. Matte Glaze - A low-gloss glaze with o...
NatureForm™
...ureForm Reflectives is a unique combination of embossing, pearlescent undercoating and specialty inks, which creates reflective, dimensional textures that emulate the look of luminous stone, glass and metallic tiles. ...
terrazzo floor
...A form of mosaic flooring made by embedding marble, onyx, granite, or glass chips in Portland cement, polyacrylate modified Portland cement, or resinous matrices. The terrazzo is poured in place, cured, ground, and then polished. Rustic terrazzo is a variation where, in lieu of the grinding and polishing, the surface is washed with water otherwise treated to expose the chips. Quartz, quartzite,...
hard surface
...Hard Surface Flooring (not to be confused with "hardwood") is a family of flooring materials that includes concrete or cement, ceramic tile, glass tiles, and natural stone products. Ceramic tiles are clay products which are formed into thin tiles and fired. Ceramic tiles are set in beds of mortar or mastic with the joints between tiles grouted. Varieties of ceramic tiles include quarry ...

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