Marble

MAPEI Grout
...pular choice for both professional contractors and diy homeowners. types of mapei grout unsanded groutbest suited for narrow grout lines typically found in wall tiles and softer stone tiles like marble. sanded groutthis is ideal for wider grout lines and is commonly used in floor tiles and outdoor applications. epoxy groutknown for its high resistance to chemicals and stains, epoxy grout ...
Daltile® Tile
...rn. porcelain tiles are known for their durability and water resistance, making them ideal for high-traffic areas and wet environments like bathrooms and kitchens. natural stone from travertine and marble to granite and slate, daltile® provides a wide array of natural stone options that bring an organic aesthetic to your interiors. these stones are sourced from around the globe to offer unique p...
LAUFEN Tile
... apart from its competitors. materials that speak of excellencethe cornerstone of laufen’s tile flooring is the exceptional quality of materials used. these usually range from ceramic, porcelain, to marble. the careful selection of raw materials ensures that each tile is not just durable but also adds a touch of luxury to your space. ceramic tilesceramic tiles from laufen are a perfect blend ...
Marazzi® USA Tile
...mental responsibility. product/service range marazzi® usa tile's diverse portfolio caters to various design and functional needs, featuring collections like moroccan concrete, modern formation, and marble obsession, among others. these collections offer a wide range of colors, patterns, and sizes, incorporating advanced technologies like stepwise™ for enhanced slip resistance and reveal imaging®...
Arizona Tile Flooring
...porary designs, there is something for everyone. natural stone tilesfor those in search of a touch of natural beauty, arizona tile offers a stunning collection of natural stone tiles. these include marble, travertine, and slate options. each piece uniquely adds a sense of character and luxury to any space. mosaic tilesif you're looking to make a statement, arizona tile's mosaic tiles could be ...
Azuvi Ceramic Tile
...n feel good about your flooring choice. design versatilityone of the hallmarks of azuvi ceramic tile flooring is its incredible range of designs and finishes. whether you are looking for a classic marble finish, a rustic wood look, or something more contemporary, azuvi has a product to match your aesthetic. popular collections: azuvi vintage: these tiles replicate the timeless beauty of vi...
Silestone® Quartz Surface
...fect environment starts with a selection of the right materials, and that's where silestone comes in. silestone is an engineered quartz surface that looks, feels and weighs like natural granite and marble. yet its strength, hardness and competitive price make it the superior choice over natural stone or plastic solid surfaces. silestone is selected by thousands of customers, architects and de...
Wilsonart® Quartz
...tz designs provide a thoughtful framework to develop your own narrative—your own personal reprieve—and is equipped to meet a growing demand for a connection to nature, mindfulness and wellness. from marble looks reminiscent of old-world opulence to retro-inspired terrazzo and contemporary aggregates, many of wilsonart’s new quartz designs are influenced by mother nature—a natural source of life-g...
Gramercy Wallpaper
...er. gramercy designers also expand the boundaries of technology, developing award-winning and innovative techniques to produce unusual effects, such as trompe l'oeil architectural details and faux marble creations. gramercy collections are designed to fit into a broad range of home interiors and lifestyles, from traditional to transitional, offering selections for consumers with impeccable ta...
Emilceramica
... design aspirations. from minimalist slabs to intricately patterned tiles, their collections span the gamut of styles. one of their most popular ranges includes tiles mimicking natural materials like marble, granite, and even exotic woods, allowing homeowners to enjoy the beauty of these materials without the high maintenance. applicationsemilceramica tiles are not just limited to flooring; they ...
Atlas Concorde Tile
...rs collection is a showcase of diversity and design excellence. from the earthy, moroccan-inspired boho cotto tiles to the contemporary allure of the cove collection and the classic elegance of eon's marble-look ceramics, each series offers unique features, materials, or technologies. these collections are designed to cater to a wide range of aesthetic preferences and functional needs, from the ru...
Novabell Tile
... styles that capture the essence of the contemporary age, the brand caters to a broad spectrum of tastes. whether you're looking for the rustic charm of wood-like tiles or the sophisticated allure of marble, novabell offers a tile that perfectly encapsulates your vision. technological advancementsinnovation is at the core of novabell tile flooring. the brand has always been at the forefront of te...
Kemiko Concrete Stain
...kemiko stone tone stain transforms an ordinary concrete slab into a luxurious floor that resembles marble or glazed stone. when concrete is stained and scored kemiko creates the appearance of expensive flooring at a fraction of the cost. unlike paint, kemiko stone tone stain reacts with the minerals present in the concrete giving it the look and feel of natural stone. each concrete slab ...
TM Stone & Quartz
...rom residential homeowners to commercial establishments seeking to make a lasting impression. one of the keystones of their product lineup is their luxury stone flooring, which includes options like marble, granite, and slate. each piece of stone is carefully selected for its natural beauty and then crafted to meet precise standards, ensuring that the final product not only looks stunning but als...
Zimmer Marble
...zimmer marble company originated in august 1975.  founded by milt zimmer, the small factory served kitchen and bath retail stores in jackson, michigan.  an early commitment to technical research and ongoing efforts to provide the best cultured marble products available, placed mr. zimmer among the leaders of the industry and positioned zimmer marble as one of the foremost manufacturers o...
Sistone Natural Stone
...or cladding and even stone pieces for fine furniture. working with many different natural stone importers, sistone supplies a vast range of stone types, colors and textures, including granite, marble, travertine, limestone and now, synthetically engineered stone. the sistone fabrication facility is state-of-the-art using unique equipment, specially designed and produced for sistone i...
Happy Floors Tile
...solutions. product and service rangehappy floors offers an extensive range of tiles that cater to various design preferences and functional needs. their portfolio includes a variety of finishes like marble, stone, concrete, wood, fabric, and solid looks, available in numerous colors and textures. notable for its innovation, happy floors is the largest importer of italian tiles in the u.s., ensuri...
Azulev Ceramic Tile
...esign versatilityone of the standout features of azulev's product range is its incredible design versatility. whether you are looking for the rustic charm of stone-look tiles or the sleek elegance of marble-look ceramics, azulev has something for every aesthetic preference. their extensive catalog offers various color schemes, textures, and patterns, allowing you to tailor your flooring to your un...
SenSa Natural Stone
...acksplashes and sinks. take home nature's beauty and compliment your style. sensa by cosentino adds beauty, elegance and luxury to any home. along with soapstone products, sensa by cosentino includes marble, travertine and quartzite and is available in polished and new "sensa touch" finishes. sensa™ granite selection by cosentinosensa™ granite selection by cosentino is an extensive color selectio...
Ames Tile & Stone
...flooring offers an extensive portfolio that includes ceramic wall tiles, glazed and dry glaze porcelain tiles, glass and metal mosaics, and natural stones like limestone, travertine, slate/quartzite, marble, and onyx. each collection, such as the through-body matte porcelain advantage, the elegant anima, and the innovative autore, is crafted to meet the highest standards of durability and aestheti...
StoneXpress
...ay of engineered and synthetic materials that are as durable as they are beautiful. product range natural stonesfor the purists, stonexpress offers an exquisite range of natural stones including marble, granite, and travertine. sourced from renowned quarries worldwide, each piece undergoes rigorous quality checks to ensure durability and aesthetic appeal. engineered productsunderstanding th...
Mystic Granite & Marble
...elegance set in stone: the allure of mystic granite & marble’s natural stone tile when it comes to interior design, the materials you choose play a pivotal role in defining the ambiance and value of your space. in orlando, fl, mystic granite & marble stands out as a beacon for those seeking both quality and beauty in natural stone tile. their collection not only promises to elevate any r...
Trinity Tile
...ll product offering at trinity tile. a full-service fabrication facility utilizes the most advanced technologies for producing countertops and wall cladding from granites, limestones, travertines and marbles. our experts will review your specific needs and recommend the best way to achieve your one-of-a-kind design. ...
Metroflor Konecto
...mmercial spaces. a wide range of choicesone of the most appealing aspects of metroflor konecto flooring is the plethora of options available. whether you're looking for a rustic wood finish, a sleek marble design, or anything in between, you're likely to find it in their catalog. this extensive range allows customers to personalize their spaces without compromising on the quality of the flooring ...
Bedrosians® Tile
... features, these tiles are ideal for kitchens, bathrooms, and commercial spaces. natural stone: for those who prefer a touch of elegance, bedrosians® offers a range of natural stone tiles including marble, granite, and travertine. glass tiles: if you're aiming for a sleek, modern look, the glass tile collections offer unique designs that can make any space look luxurious. mosaic tiles: ideal...
Arizona Tile Natural Stone
...ed, stone floors can last a lifetime. aesthetic versatilitynatural stone comes in a plethora of colors, patterns, and finishes. whether you prefer the earthy tones of slate, the classic elegance of marble, or the rustic charm of travertine, you have a wide range of options to choose from. why choose arizona tile?arizona tile has been in the business for over 40 years, offering a selection of ...
Marble Bros, Inc.
...marble bros, inc., a leader in the stone industry, is a dynamic company masterfully blending quality with innovation and style. supplying premium quality natural stone products, our extensive selection of tiles, mosaics and moldings include beautiful and unique materials that come in a range of finishes and sizes.from designers and architects to homeowners and renovators, we treat our cu...
MSI Natural Stone
...ially lauded for its craftsmanship and quality. variety and versatilityone of the major selling points of msi natural stone flooring is the incredible variety they offer. whether you are looking for marble, granite, slate, or travertine, msi has it all. the diversity in color, pattern, and texture ensures that homeowners can find something that perfectly matches their aesthetic vision. furthermo...
Marble Systems
...embracing elegance: the art of luxury with marble systems inc.'s natural stone flooring national brands often distinguish themselves through a commitment to quality, a unique product, or a particular service ethos that resonates with consumers. one such brand in the realm of high-end building materials is marble systems inc., known for its exquisite natural stone flooring collections. this articl...
Mulia Tile & Glass
...tionality. mulia tile & glass offers an extensive range of designs that cater to a wide variety of tastes—from the rustic and traditional to the modern and minimalist. whether you are looking for marble-inspired tiles for your luxurious bathroom or sturdy glass floors for your trendy office space, mulia tile & glass has something to suit your needs. eco-friendly choicesas a responsible br...
Cerdomus Ceramiche
...zing the importance of environmental stewardship in contemporary manufacturing. the company utilizes digital printing technology to create tiles that offer the look of natural materials such as wood, marble, and stone, but with the resilience and versatility of ceramic and porcelain. durability is another cornerstone of the cerdomus brand. their flooring solutions are known for their resistance t...
AKDO® Natural Stone
...ecision of its cuts and the finesse of its finishes, making each piece a testament to both nature's art and human skill. diverse range of productswhether you are looking for the classic elegance of marble, the rustic charm of limestone, or the contemporary appeal of slate, akdo® has a solution. their extensive collection features a variety of colors, patterns, and textures, providing endless pos...
Bedrosians® Commercial Flooring
...visual appeal of commercial spaces??. natural stone and tile flooring options wide range of natural stone products: bedrosians® provides a variety of natural stone products, including granite, marble, limestone, quartzite, and travertine tiles, catering to a range of design preferences??. incorporation of glass and metal: the inclusion of glass and metal tiles in their catalog adds a cont...
Bedrosians® Natural Stone
...ss elegance. the variations in color, pattern, and texture make each stone piece distinct. bedrosians® harnesses these natural attributes to produce a broad range of stone flooring options, including marble, granite, limestone, and travertine. benefits of bedrosians® natural stone flooring durability: natural stone is exceptionally durable. with proper care, these floors can last a lifetime, ...
Arley Wholesale Natural Stone
...your next project. the essence of natural beauty: why choose natural stone? a spectrum of choicesone of the most striking aspects of natural stone is its vast variety. from the classic luxury of marble to the earthy charm of travertine, each stone type brings its own unique character. arley wholesale offers a comprehensive selection, ensuring customers can find the perfect match for any desig...
Topcu Tile and Stone
...bility. founded on the pillars of tradition and innovation, topcu tile & stone has been shaping the industry with its expansive selection of premium flooring products. from the natural allure of marble to the rustic charm of travertine, the brand’s offerings span across a multitude of materials, each promising to imbue spaces with a unique character. a pinnacle of elegancetopcu’s natural sto...
Miracle Sealants
...the marble, natural stone, tile and masonry industries have historically been associated with fine craftsmanship. with the industry's dramatic growth in recent years, this tradition of quality faces its most serious challenge. we at miracle sealants company are dedicated to preserving this quality image. in the 1920's, our grandfather joseph salvo emigrated from italy to the united states...
Hammary
...s. 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 tops, or marble. to help consumers keep up with tv, audio and video technology, the versatile videocenter® collection was introduced. the entertainment center options can be configured to fit rooms of ...
Intrepid Marble & Granite
...locally owned and operated, intrepid marble and granite is internationally recognized and conducts business throughout the united states and abroad. our clientele ranges from architects and designers to the general public. it is our goal to be absolutely certain our clients are getting the perfect products to bring their visions to life. inside intrepid marble and granite you will find ...
Pental Natural Stone
...ears the pental name is sourced fromsome of the finest quarries around the globe. the brand's commitment toexcellence is evident in its extensive collection, which features a diverserange of granite, marble, quartzite, onyx, travertine, limestone, and soapstone. sustainability and ethical sourcing:in an era where environmental consciousness is not just appreciated butexpected, pental natural ston...
Acmestone
... the finest selections of authentic turkish, peruvian, mexican and italian travertine, exotic granite slabs from more than 25 countries, world-class italian, spanish, trukish, egyptian and indian marble, slate, and onyx, delicately quarried from the mountains of italy, pakistan and iran. importing only the highest quality of products from manufacturing plants worldwide, we have gathered ...
Ragno USA Tile
...an, and built to last. design versatilitywhether you prefer a classic, rustic look or are inclined towards a more modern, sleek design, ragno usa offers a myriad of choices. from wood-look tiles to marbled patterns and beyond, the brand has options to suit various aesthetic sensibilities. eco-friendlycommitted to sustainability, ragno usa employs environmentally-friendly manufacturing practice...
Daltile® Stone
...ng homeowners, designers, and architects. origin and typesdaltile® has been a leading name in the tile industry for decades. the brand's natural stone collection includes an array of options such as marble, granite, limestone, travertine, and slate. these materials are sourced responsibly from quarries worldwide, ensuring not only quality but also an exotic variety to match any decor. marblek...
ArmstrongFlooring™ Luxury Vinyl
...ctthe aesthetic and functional impact of armstrong flooring™ luxury vinyl floors on design projects cannot be overstated. whether it's the time-worn appearance of wood or the elegant finish of modern marble, armstrong's lvt flooring transforms spaces with its stunning realism and variety. architects and designers have utilized these products in a myriad of settings, from hospitality to healthcare,...
Shaw Stone Flooring
... for consumers looking for both style and substance. why choose natural stone? unique beautynatural stone flooring comes with unique characteristics that no two pieces share. be it the swirls of marble or the rustic appeal of travertine, shaw offers a range of options that allow homeowners to express their style uniquely. durabilityone of the most compelling reasons to opt for shaw's natura...
Speartek Tile & Stone
... designers to achieve a high-end look without the high-end maintenance typically associated with those materials. natural stone tilesthe natural stone collection from speartek includes classics like marble, slate, limestone, and travertine. these materials bring a slice of the natural world into the home, providing a timeless and luxurious feel that is difficult to replicate with synthetic produc...
ArmstrongFlooring™ Engineered Tile
...d aesthetic impactarmstrongflooring™ engineered tile flooring can significantly elevate the visual appeal of any space. the collections offer a range of styles, from the natural elegance of stone and marble to contemporary designs. this versatility allows architects and designers to realize their creative visions while ensuring the flooring is practical and sustainable. technical specifications a...
Emser Natural Stone
...celain tiles, the company expanded its portfolio to include an elegant range of natural stone flooring. unique offeringsemser natural stone flooring specializes in an array of stone types, including marble, granite, limestone, travertine, and slate. whether you're interested in a classic or contemporary design, emser's extensive catalog offers a multitude of colors, textures, and finishes to meet...
InterCeramic® USA Stone
...k that spans continents. comprehensive product range natural stone tilesknown for its extensive variety of natural stone flooring options, interceramic offers products ranging from limestone and marble to slate and travertine. the stone is sourced from the finest quarries around the world, ensuring the highest quality and unique patterns. ceramic and porcelain tilesin addition to natural st...
Durango Stone
... natural stones have been used by architects throughout human history, as indispensable elements of their glorious creations. the simple, yet elegant finish provided by marble limestone and travertine was the distinguishing element which separated the works of art from regular buildings. with authentic durango stone™ our mission is to provide lasting satisfaction by p...
Maniscalco Artistic Stone
...tringent selection process for raw materials, flooring by maniscalco ensures that only the finest stone makes it into their customers' homes. their portfolio boasts a range of products from luxurious marbles to sturdy granites, versatile travertine, and sleek limestone, each curated to meet the highest standards of quality and aesthetics. each piece of stone is treated with the utmost care, shape...
All Tile Natural Stone
...ross theextraction, production, and distribution processes. diversity in design:what sets natural stone apart is its diversity. the brand offers an extensive array of stone types, including granite, marble, limestone, travertine, and slate. each type comes in various finishes and sizes, offering a palette of options for architects, designers, and homeowners. this variety ensures that there is a p...
AG&M
... since 1992, ag&m has been a worldwide leader in granite, marble, quartz, tile and soapstone supply. we have eight u.s. sales centers and slab yards and a globetrotting management team. our deep industry experience and excellent reputation give us access to the finest quarries in the world, while our diverse customer base gives us the buying power to bring our customers top quali...
MetroQuartz
...since 1992, ag&m has been a worldwide leader in granite, marble, quartz, tile and soapstone supply. we have eight u.s. sales centers and slab yards and a globetrotting management team. our deep industry experience and excellent reputation give us access to the finest quarries in the world, while our diverse customer base gives us the buying power to bring our customers top quality natural stone at...
MSI Tile
...rs an extensive range of designs, from wood-look tiles to intricate patterns. natural stone tilesfor those looking for a luxurious and timeless appeal, msi's range of natural stone tiles, including marble, granite, and travertine, provide a stunning option. luxury vinyl tile (lvt)msi’s lvt collection combines the look of natural materials with the durability of vinyl, offering a cost-effective...
Otto Tile
...and stones. with affiliate factories located 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 til...
DalTile® Countertops
...what’s the best kitchen countertop? how do i select a standout kitchen island? debating between quartzite vs. granite or marble vs. quartz countertop? shopping for a countertop comes with a lot of questions. our extensive selection includes every option, from the finest natural stone to enduring one quartz to our award-winning panoramic porcelain. our stone center experts can help guide you thro...
Mohawk Luxury Vinyl Flooring
...dern. with an impressive range of colors, patterns, and textures, you're sure to find a perfect match for your home decor. whether you're looking for the rustic charm of wood or the sleek elegance of marble, mohawk's luxury vinyl flooring has you covered. eco-friendly optionsas we become more conscious of our environmental impact, it’s important to choose flooring that aligns with sustainable pr...
Mango Tiles
...whether you are planning to renovate your property or simply wants to add a bit of extra detailing to it, get an exciting range of tiles – marbles, mosaic, or waterjet – that can turn to be the best material for your project. mango tiles, in business since 2005, is one of the best tile manufacturing company in canada. drawing on ample of variety and stock, we guarantee to have a design t...
Tlg Stone Design
...e have a huge variety of custom design options which set us apart from the competition. we carry all popular kitchen cabinets and countertops including quartz (silestone, caesarstone), granite, marble. get a brand new custom kitchen or bathroom from the experts at tlg stone design inc. we work closely with our clients to ensure they are happy with the results. ...
Tarkett Rubber Flooring
... shock-absorbing qualities and natural acoustic properties—are desired and where real stone and wood flooring is impractical and cost prohibitive. mesto configurations™ tilea tonal study with a soft marbleized visual, mesto configurations™ rubber tiles can be used together in very subtle gradations to create the effect of layered textural shifts, which are found in geology and other natural forma...
Roca Tile Usa
...united states ceramic tile. the company’s product range offers solutions for multiple uses, from versatile wall tile to highly resistant indoor and outdoor floor tiles, including single colors, marble, wood, concrete, fabric, decorative tiles and a wide array of complementary pieces. ...
MSI Surfaces
...ontainers per year and manage an inventory of over 125 million square feet, including over 4,500 skus of porcelain & ceramic tile, quartz countertops, natural stone countertops and tile (granite, marble, travertine, slate, limestone, quartzite, and sandstone), prefabricated countertops, decorative mosaics, and sinks. ...
Elysium Tiles
...er 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’s needs. we are the exclusive distributor on the w...
Tamiami Tile
...since 1938 tamiami tile has worked 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 gra...
EGGER Waterproof Laminate
...ility, aqua+ laminate floors are ideally suited for kitchens, bathrooms as well as entrance areas and hallways. besides wood decors, our laminate is available in tile effect, stone effect and also in marble decors. compared to classic tiles, egger laminate is cheaper and easier to install. a major benefit of our laminate for wet areas is the easy cleaning. it is possible to use a steam cleaner fo...
DecoVita Porcelain Tiles
...d and dry granule surfaces produced in our factories, as well as sugar effect, made only in our factories in turkey for the first time. we embellish these surfaces with natural stone, wood, concrete, marble and textile textures. our extra-strong glazed porcelain series include 20mm(3/4”) and 30mm(1 ¼”) thick tiles in various sizes, suitable for outdoor applications. our exclusive glazing technol...
Marazzi® USA Natural Stone
...sa natural stone flooring introductionwhen it comes to flooring, few materials exude the timeless elegance and natural allure of stone. whether it's the rustic charm of slate or the luminous glow of marble, natural stone has long been a favorite choice for those looking to bring the beauty of the earth into their homes. and among the brands that have mastered the art of transforming natural stone...
Parterre Commercial LVT
...the test of time. since 1991, parterre has offered lvt flooring products with unsurpassed quality and performance. our broad selection of flooring solutions authentically mirrors the look of granite, marble, limestone and wood, as well as metallic surfaces and other unique finishes. inspired by nature’s canvas, parterre premium vinyl flooring is carefully crafted from an artist’s perspective. ou...
Agglomerate
...stone pieces and/or aggregates held together in a resin. most agglomerate tile has the same characteristics as the type of stone used in the matrix, and is frequently classified as granite, quartz or marble. agglomerate marble flooring is created by mixing natural marble with a resin. it delivers the aesthetics of natural stone, is more durable and requires less maintenance than natural marble. i...
Custom Tiles
... boundaries of traditional tile design. real-world wonders: case studies in custom tile useconsider a recent project where custom tiles transformed a mundane bathroom into a spa-like retreat. large, marble-look porcelain tiles created a luxurious, open feel, while hand-painted accent tiles added a personal touch. another example is a kitchen backsplash featuring custom-made ceramic tiles with a u...
Decorative Tile
... vibrant colors and patterns, offering a traditional yet timeless appeal. porcelain tiles, denser and more durable, are ideal for high-traffic areas. for a touch of opulence, natural stone tiles like marble and granite stand out, each piece unique in its veining and hue. the finish of these tiles, be it glossy, matte, or textured, adds another layer of visual interest. sizes range from tiny mosaic...
Floor Tile
...ength and water resistance, is ideal for bathrooms and kitchens. ceramic tiles offer a blend of versatility and cost-effectiveness, making them favorites for various spaces. natural stone tiles, like marble and granite, add a touch of luxury, with each piece unique in its vein patterns. these tiles are not just diverse in material but also in finishes - glossy for a sleek look, matte for understa...
Floorcloth
...s or "oylcloths" are first mentioned in britain in the beginning of the eighteenth century. they were painted by humble housepainters and often offered in the classical designs used for marble floors by the fashionable architects of the day. originally hand painted and stenciled, by the middle of the 18th century floorcloths began to be printed with hand held wooden blocks. th...
Hard Surface Flooring
...aking them a staple in modern design. the spectrum of choices ceramic and porcelain tiles: celebrated for their versatility and diverse finishes. natural stone: brings luxury with options like marble, granite, and slate. wood flooring: offers a classic, warm aesthetic in various finishes. concrete: provides an industrial, minimalist appeal. design versatility: meeting every aesthetic...
Kitchen Tile
...novations. types and featureskitchen tiles are a kaleidoscope of options. ceramic and porcelain tiles are popular for their durability and water resistance, while natural stone tiles like granite or marble offer a unique, luxurious look. glass and cement tiles, each with their own unique finishes and textures, provide more modern and versatile design options. the range of available sizes and shap...
Marble Counter Tops
...marble counter tops are not often seen in whole kitchens because of it's exceedingly high price. to get an opulent appearance, use it as an inset at a baking center or use it on a kitchen island. depending on its veining and color patterns, marble countertops can also make a room appear chic. marble requires persistent upkeep as it easily stains unless professionally sealed. some new mar...
Marble Tile Flooring
...prized for its distinctive variegated appearance, marble is a metamorphic rock of crystallized limestone that consists mainly of calcite or dolomite. michelangelo and other talented sculptors in ancient greece and rome recognized the great beauty of marble. inspired, they created from it remarkable works like david, the venus de medici and the parthenon. because of their accomplishments, marble to...
Parquet Flooring
...ch word 'parqueterie', refers to a mosaic of wood pieces used for decorative flooring. characterized by its geometric patterns, this flooring style originated in the 16th century as an alternative to marble flooring. it comprises small wooden blocks or strips arranged in distinct, repeating patterns. the most common types include herringbone, chevron, basketweave, and versailles patterns. types a...
Porcelain Tile
...layouts. real-world applications: porcelain in practicea recent project in a high-end residential property showcased the versatility of porcelain tiles beautifully. in the living area, large-format, marble-look tiles provided a luxurious yet durable flooring solution, while in the bathroom, mosaic tiles in a herringbone pattern added depth and interest. this project highlighted how porcelain tile...
Rag Rugs
...rug can be coordinated to match or compliment most home decor to accessorize any room of the house. no matter what you have down as a floor covering, hardwood, laminate, vinyl, tile, natural stone or marble, or wall-to-wall carpeting, floors are greatly enhanced when accented with a beautiful rag rug. try using them in bathrooms and see what a difference it makes in brightening these areas as well...
Stamped Concrete
...continues for years, concrete gets stronger as it gets older. concrete may be colored by adding pigments before or after it is in place, by using chemical stains, or by exposing aggregates, such as marble, granite chips, or pebbles, at the surface. textured finishes can vary from rough to polished. patterns can be scored, stamped, rolled, or inlaid into the concrete. some designers have been kno...
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...
Travertine Tile
...a warm honey-colored natural stone quarried for thousands of years, continues to be chosen by some of the world's best-known architects and designers. because travertine is abundant, weighs less than marble or granite, and is comparatively easy to quarry, it was the natural stone most frequently used by the ancient romans. famous structures constructed with travertine tile include the colosseum, t...
Tumbledstone
...just as marble, travertine and other natural stones can be honed and polished to add a touch of refinement, they can also be tumbled and distressed to look more aged. this is the secret behind tumbled stone. it's a modern recreation that captures the romantic look of stone from centuries past. tumbled stone's weathered surface and seemingly timeworn edges lend an air of rustic elegance to any home...
7 On-Trend Kitchen Upgrades
...n all shapes and sizes. for example, discreet knife blocks tucked into drawers, drawer dividers for maximum customization and sliders that make it easy to empty the trash and recycling bins. marble countertops marble is not necessarily a new trend, but this year's attention is on slabs of marble with eye-catching veins that make counters really pop. for a fresh take on marble, forg...
LifeSeal Reserve
...ion, the flooring features bruce’s new cleantivity antimicrobial coating technology, which is said to inhibit the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew. the detail found in natural hardwood, stone and marble has been reimagined in bruce lifeseal reserve. the carefully curated, resilient flooring collection features an array of designs in muted textures and in wide widths. it features trending white...
Eternal by Jeffrey Court™
...collections, that each pay homage to key milestones throughout our history. each mini collection features one-of-a-kind mosaics and stunning field tiles in an array of materials ranging from premiere marble stones, mother of pearl shell, glass, terrazzo, and handmade ceramics...
Pietra Divina
...divine design pietra divina™ sets a heavenly standard for natural stone. three exquisite marbles feature a color palette that includes white with grey veining, white with warm gold movement, and a marvelous black with delicate white accents. this versatile line offers the popular 4x12 and 12x24 tile sizes as well as a full selection of mosaics available in solid colors and blends. additionally, p...
Marble Obsession
...the pursuit of classic beauty and luxury is found within marble obsession™, a collection inspired by an array of three unique marble visuals. its alluring color palette ranges from a classic white with dramatic gold veining to an attractive grey featuring white striations. this well-rounded series offers versatility through a mix of different shapes, sizes, and finishes—everything you need to crea...
Famed
...famed is a porcelain tile assortment for floor and wall that offers porcelain durability with the beauty of marble designs. accompanying the collection’s tile products are chevron mosaics and penny round mosaics. all famed products feature proprietary microban technology that provides powerful antimicrobial product protection. microban technology is built-into the product and will not wash off or ...
Mythique Marble
...mythique marble is a porcelain floor, ceramic wall, and mosaic tile collection offering four on-trend marble designs, each equally elegant yet unique. all mythique marble products feature microban technology that provides robust antimicrobial product protection. the inclusion of microban technology equips this product line to stand up to daily life demands while delivering an abundance of style....
Unica
...the inspiration for unica was a stone that doesn’t exist in nature, taking sedimentary stones like limestone and other minimalistic stones, and adding veining of a basic marble. unica is a rectified porcelain. because this material is a porcelain product, minimal maintenance is required. when mixing sizes within a series, shade, texture and calibration differences should be expected. this series...
Tarkett Composition Tile
...tions. like all tarkett composite tiles, color essence is low emitting and contains a balance of pre- and post-consumer recycled content. azterraazterra vet (vinyl enhanced tile) infuses the look of marble with granite-like particles to create a dynamic terrazzo visual. with lower maintenance and increased durability, azterra is suitable for retail, education, and other applications looking to ba...
Marmoleum Modular Linoleum Floor Tiles
...presents sustainable linoleum floor tiles in various sizes & designs that allows you to create stunning floor designs. the planks and tiles are created around visuals of wood, concrete, stone and marble and can be used to mix and match or on their own, both delivering a beautiful sustainable floor. marmoleum modular allows you to create individual floor designs that express your taste and ap...
Ultimate Guide to Vinyl Sheet Flooring
...inyl sheet floors offer a variety of other benefits and features, including: realistic visuals. vinyl sheet can be designed to look like other more expensive flooring options. from encaustic tile to marble, stone, wood and slate, your options for choices are virtually limitless. easy to clean & maintain. as with any type of flooring, vinyl sheet requires the occasional cleaning but overall it’s ...
Pergo Extreme Waterproof Tile Options
...ic stone looks and textures in the striking pergo® extreme™ waterproof laminate flooring tile are some of the most out-of-the-box designs ever achieved. painted gold bevels and dramatic, large format marble tiles create unforgettable stone patterns with major impact, the type of visual you expect from the number one consumer brand in the 100% waterproof laminate flooring category. fifteen gorgeous...
Pergo Extreme Waterproof Laminate Flooring
...our home and our wood-burned looks include extraordinary charred patterns for one-of-a-kind, authentic visuals in every laminate plank. in other styles, gold-painted bevels and dramatic, large format marble tiles create impactful floors and unforgettable places. deeper protectionimpressively durable and 100% worry-free. the innovative engineering behind our toughest designs make sure your floor i...
Bathroom Flooring Upgrades
... is compatible with underfloor heating and is both warmer and softer underfoot than ceramic and porcelain tile. keep your upgrade on budget without sacrificing the look you love with our selection of marble or travertine inspired floors. regardless of which of our three constructions of lvt (gluedown, loose lay and rigid core) you choose, the installation time is much faster when compared with o...
3 Tile Foyer Ideas That Will Make A Lasting First
...hat theme and helps you achieve your design goals. traditional if you desire a classic look, select natural stone tile, which gives an entryway a modern look with a hint of warmth and style. slate, marble, quartzite, limestone, and travertine are natural stone tile types that are also available in various sizes and shapes. you can also achieve the look of natural stone with colorbody™ and glazed...
Ideology™
...ideology™ fuses the timeless beauty of white marble with contemporary design. available in three neutral colors, this refined ceramic tile collection has been updated with larger sizes, elegant geometric mosaics and decorative tiles...
The Rochester series
...the rochester series is a beautiful blend of two popular natural stones - limestone and pulpis marble. this natural stone-inspired collection has a stunning authentic look in three neutral colors that provides soft sand-like movement, stunning veining as well as handsome chiseled edges...
Monza Porcelain Tile Collection
...monza porcelain large format tile collection - a beautifully diverse collection of porcelain large format tiles. this dynamic duo ranges from a cement and concrete industrial design to an elegant marble classic look. both 35x35 tiles are available in matte and polished finish. use monza to develop a statement outdoor or indoor flooring. forever enhance the charm of each rooms wall space with timel...
RevoTile
...this true floating floor is made with real porcelain tile in ultra-realistic wood, stone, marble, and concrete looks. revotile features clicfit™ technology, a unique locking system derived from the uniclic® profile, the groundbreaking technology developed by the leader in locking systems and our parent company, mohawk industries, ensuring the ultimate quality and performance in design. key bene...
Korlok Select
...uals sourced from across north america and europe. whether you're seeking the charm of our antique french oak, taken from a 17th-century french chateau, or the stunning look of rare italian calacatta marble in palazzo marble, korlok select has a look to fit your unique style in extra-long 56" x 9" planks or 18” x 24” tiles. herringbone accentsthree 24” x 6” american barnwood-inspired planks and t...
Korlok Select vs Ceramic and Porcelain Tile
...tones are waterproof, durable, kid and pet friendly, come with a lifetime residential warranty and feature original karndean visuals! these visuals were developed from antique french cotta, calacatta marble, slate, limestone and include moorish stenciled tiles. perhaps you’re considering adding a ceramic or porcelain tile to your kitchen, bathroom or laundry room. with our korlok select stones y...
LUXE Plank with FasTak Install
...tterns. we make it easy to achieve just about any hardwood plank style, whether your tastes lean more traditional or if you have an eye for exotics. natural stone stylecapture the classic essence of marble, slate or travertine in realistically designed luxury vinyl tiles. or go modern with urban-inspired, concrete-look planks. fastak installationbacked with a repositionable, pressure-sensitive a...
Alterna Engineered Tile
...re scratch, scuff and stain resistant. explore the versatility of alternaget ideas and inspiration for using alterna in your space, to match your style. choose from a wide range of styles, including marble, travertine, slate, wood, weathered metal, concrete and linen. ...
Ege Seramik Introduces the Salvador Collection
...designers have witnessed a revival of art deco designs and colors," commented alp er, general manager at ege seramik. "brass, gold and steel tones mixed with luxury items used as insets such as marble are becoming wildly popular. our new collection brings all of this together!" the salvador collection consists of 24x48" fully polished, rectified wall tiles, which are then complemented ...
Daltile's *Peel & Stick* Mosaics Enjoy Strong Sales During Covid
...tick. no mortar. no grout. 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...
3 Glass Tile Bathroom Design Concepts Inspired By Summer
...osaic tile can create the look you want. to create stunning backsplashes or shower surrounds, use color appeal's pacific coast blend, which combines moonlight blue and pearl-colored glass tiles with marble. if you want to create an even more serene spa-like bathroom, consider jubilance esprit glass and stone mosaics, that feature a calming natural palette in shades of blue. to add depth to neutra...
Vinyl Flooring That Looks Like Stone
...echnology and embossing techniques. alterna engineered tile has a premium structure that is 75% limestone. this gives it the look, feel and stability of high-end natural stone flooring, like slate, marble, or travertine — plus a surface that resists cracking from dropped objects. with many unique tiles per design, you can also avoid pattern repeat for an even more one-of-a-kind look. vinyl sh...
Decorating Walls with Flooring
...ith a wide range of designs and multiple options for layout and patterns, you'll find endless ways to express your vision. traditional and modern styles. from the classic elegance of travertine or marble to the modern sleekness of concrete or linen and the rustic charm of wood planks, there's a look for every decorating style.  durable engineered construction. alterna looks and feels like natu...
Why Choose Waterproof Vinyl Plank Flooring
...ks are available in a variety of colors, styles, and formats, making it easy for homeowners to incorporate this type of flooring into their home. you can find styles that mimic stone, tile, hardwood, marble or concrete flooring, providing you the appearance of a high-style flooring with the durability and added benefit of being waterproof. when exposed to water, vinyl planks will not lose any str...
How To Make Dark Walls Work In Your Home
...ssories, 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 that amplifies the look of luxury. warm a room with wood-look vinyl. if you’re using dark colors in cool hues, you may find that your space feels cold visually. vinyl plank floori...
Five Benefits of Vinyl Plank Flooring
... it doesn’t scratch, indent or stain easily, which makes it kid and pet-friendly. vinyl planks durable qualities allow you to install it virtually anywhere in your home. ample variety. from wood to marble, stone, decorative tile, parquet, shiplap and concrete, your options for flooring choices are virtually limitless. not only will you be able to easily find a floor you love that fits in your ...
Carrara luxury vinyl sheet
...now available in stores, our new carrara luxury vinyl sheet pattern features a 12” marble hexagon, giving it a trendy update on a classic style. this incredibly realistic visual is sure to add luxury to your home. shown in color: pearl...
Game of Stones
...carrara and calcutta marbles were prized by the ancient romans as much as we love them today. these are the most popular stones used in the modern kitchen. combined with pristine white cabinetry and fashionable color schemes, this classic marble stone adds simple elegance to your home...
Designer Kathryn M. Ireland Launches First-Of-Its-Kind White-Glove Digital Design Platform -- The Perfect Room
... a regal and refined assemblage of crystal accents, floral wallpaper and elegant textiles, and "modern malibu living", a sophisticated and organic collection of furniture and décor crafted from marble, leather, and wood. ireland also intimately understands the designer-client relationship and has worked to include exclusive offerings as well as a concierge service to help the perfect ...
New Arrivals: Capel Expands Kevin O'Brien Collection
...onal design sourced from turkey, brushstrokes features a machine-woven construction in durable polyester and olefin with a 1/2-inch pile. the rug is available in three colorways: prussian blue, marble and charcoal. a 5'3" x 7'6" rug may retail for $449. ...
5 Reasons Why Terrazzo Tiles May Be Perfect For Your Flooring Needs
...you have a building or public 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 ...
Bring New Life to Your Kitchen with Color
...atmosphere. black design elements can lend that same sense of elegance to your kitchen. appliances are commonly available in black, but you can also incorporate black through tilework, granite or marble countertops, or an eye-catching porcelain or soapstone sink. "whatever colors you choose for your kitchen, the most important thing is to trust your intuition and to wrap your kitchen in...
3 Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2018
...r various tile types another popular treatment in kitchens and bathrooms is to use different types of tile and surface stone. incorporating tile of different shapes and texture such as quartz, marble or granite can energize even the smallest space. scale provides another way to create interest. to achieve a mosaic feel, look for 1-by-1-foot tiles prepped on larger 12-by-12-foot sheets...
Escape with 2018's top trending color
...side of paint, reinvented versions of the classic black hue are showing up in key design elements - from faucets, to matte black appliances, to black veined granite countertops, black windows and marble floors," says schlotter. "the possibilities are truly endless when it comes to adding this misunderstood neutral in the home." ...
Material Matters
... can take a real beating. that's what makes stone a favorite choice for this surface. natural stone like granite or quartz is hardy, but engineered options offer even greater resilience. options like marble or limestone deliver beauty similar to natural stone but these softer materials require more care and caution. concrete and wood are popular and stylish alternatives, but their susceptibili...
Give Your KITCHEN a Facelift
...easy to clean, highly durable and resistant to wear and tear, keeping the surface looking like new. the line of countertops comes in a wide range of nature-inspired colors and textures, from stunning marbled patterns to warm coastal hues, perfect for beautifying kitchens, bathrooms and work spaces.learn more at radianz-quartz.com. ...
5 ways to create big luxury in a small master bathroom
.... 3. splurge on luxury materials. yes, materials like travertine tile or granite countertops can be costly, but when you’re renovating a small bathroom, you need less of those materials. adding marble tile above a small tub/shower area will cost far less than outfitting a large walk-in shower. replacing a modestly sized vanity with a new cabinet and granite countertop won’t be nearly as expe...
Easy DIY projects to prepare your home for sale
...ntee, this premium siliconized kitchen and bath sealant repels water, liquids, soap scum, stains so the sealant stays looking clean, fresh and new. plus, it is safe for all surfaces, even granite and marble. revisit lighting throughout the home – proper illumination isn't just useful, it can open up a room and highlight beautiful architectural features. all lighting should be dusted, but for th...
Top 6 home decorating trends
...if you’re planning to tackle a home decorating project this year, here are the top trends you should consider: 1. marble wallpaper: a lot of the 2017 trends are about going back to classic styles, and it doesn’t get much more classic than marble. few materials evoke high-end living as simply and effectively as marble, a global symbol of refined taste and sophistication. marble was a big trend i...
4 design upgrades for a spring refresh
...the eye, coordinate mixed materials and beautiful textures in unexpected ways. from a warm champagne bronze finish juxtaposed against matte white tiles, to espresso-stained wood contrasted with clean marble, this trend is all about bringing the unexpected together to create a unified design aesthetic. quick refreshes to any room can include accessories such as modern paintings or wall planters and...
Home Design Trends/Make style the focus of your home renovation
...t many designers have favored in the past, is losing ground to more prominent design features that make no bones about attracting attention. colorful woodwork in the kitchen, vibrant patterns such as marble countertops, jewel-toned textiles and bold details like nail-head patterns on furnishings are all evidence of a bolder style. the trick is to blend elements carefully and avoid competing pieces...
Don't Lose the Luster-Maintain natural stone counters
... unsightly scratches. rely on scrubbing pads designed specifically for natural stone or look for "non-scratch" on the packaging. "common, everyday household cleaners aren't formulated for granite, marble, travertine or any other natural-stone surface," said lenny sciarrino, ceo and co-founder of granite gold inc. "they will dull the natural finish - the great luster and shine everyone enjoys - ...
How to Maintain Marble Floors
... veins of color and unique patterns give marble tile a truly stunning appearance. however, maintaining that elegance may seem anything but effortless. common advice cautions against using vinegar, bleach, ammonia or other general-purpose cleaners, while taking care to prevent scratches from the wheels of an old vacuum or basic sand and dirt is paramount. with all these rules, it may seem i...
Natural Stone in the Shower
...r success will depend on the material you choose, said gregory mowat, founder of forensic tile consultants in san diego, california, who investigates stone installation failures and assemblies. while marble is a beautiful and popular choice for bathrooms, homeowners should be aware that it should be sealed prior to use in the shower. a useful generalization is that the lighter the stone, the more ...
The evolution of kitchen design: Timeless tips through the decades
...the timeless kitchen of your dreams, consider these staple design-elements from the most significant decades in kitchen evolution. 1920s and '30s: in the early part of the 20th century, the luxury marble look began to emerge in the american kitchen, usually appearing in smaller spaces like the pantry. with marble once again making a comeback in today's designs, incorporating the look for a pant...
The home design trend you need to know about
...en or perfect bathroom isn’t always inexpensive. for those who have uncompromising taste, but are on a budget, mixing materials is the ideal solution. for instance, say you had your heart set on a marble island and surrounding countertops, but just can’t afford marble. instead, you can choose from a variety of wilsonart(r) quartz for the island. engineered to showcase the erratic veins and patt...
3 Ways Soapstone Enhances Home Design
... (family features) move over, marble and granite. there’s a new, old stone that’s coming back into vogue. after first coming into use 5,000 years ago, soapstone is once again becoming a “go-to” material for kitchen and bath designs, indoor and outdoor living spaces and more. there are three primary reasons for the revived interest in soapstone, according to steven schrenk, digital media director ...
Simple Steps to Maintain Natural Stone
...ted aesthetic, it’s generally regarded as a practical choice because it’s more durable than many other materials. its resistance to scratches also makes it a more sanitary choice. however, granite, marble, travertine and other natural-stone and quartz surfaces do require proper care and attention to maintain that luxurious finish. keep your natural stone in top condition with these tips from the...
Top 5 secrets from professionals on home renovation
...(bpt) - when asked what kind of upgrades homeowners would like to make in their home, most have a similar wish list that includes features like marble or granite counter tops, an open concept kitchen, a remodeled bathroom and a deck. there are plenty of good reasons why people opt for these features. they're beautiful, create a certain atmosphere, and who doesn’t want to come home to a stylish ki...
5 kitchen updates that stand the test of time
...best options are always the ones that have been around for decades – if they’ve been popular since the 1920s, there’s a good chance they’ll remain a staple for years to come. think white subway tile, marble countertops, brass pulls and classic painted cabinetry. second: maximize counter and island space your countertops are used for much more than preparing food – homework, art projects, family...
Superior design, superior functionality
..., granite has been widely chosen for its aesthetic appeal and rugged durability; however, homeowners looking to break from the standard have a range of alternate materials from which to choose. crisp marbles infuse a room with a clean, stately charm while having the benefit of being cool to the touch, perfect for the home baker. on the warmer end of the spectrum, butcher block countertops bring in...
5 ways to design with the 1980s comeback kid: Marble
...(bpt) - marble touts a long precious history in design. for thousands of years, the beautiful stone has been used to complete some of the most famous structures in the world, such as the taj mahal, the supreme court building, the leaning tower of pisa, the pantheon and michelangelo’s statue of david. however, in the 1980s, the material lost some of its classic appeal in american design, b...
Dispelling Myths About Natural Stone
..., you can care for it." jennifer m. foresman, owner of madison & wells design in atlanta, georgia, recommends being mindful of material choice if stains are a concern. "if a client wants white marble for their bathrooms, i would recommend using it in the master bath rather than a child's bathroom," foresman said. "white granite would be a beautiful option for a child's bathroom - it gives a...
A Kitchen Designer Tells All - Five tried-and-true tips for rocking your kitchen remodel
...neolith.com, that offer a multitude of style options for the larger surface areas of your kitchen - including flooring, wall surfaces and countertops - with tried-and-true designs that mimic looks of marble or granite, as well as more modern options in blue, green, black and much more. a little space can add a lot remodeling because you're tight on space? you're not alone. "the top complaint...
Montpellier
...montpellier, a high-density ceramic tile, brings stunning marble design to ceramic tile. montpellier reinvents the subtle veining and natural color variation found in marble. the soft transition of colors throughout the tile creates a feeling of soothing tranquility, elevating any design to a new level. high density ceramic tiles by interceramic® are produced using advanced technology that allows...
Save on Splurge-Worthy Home Styles
... able to create visuals that capture the look of natural stone. veining, color variations and even textured surfaces make them often indiscernible from the real thing. some examples include daltile's marble (marble falls) and slate-look (porada) collections. earth-inspired walls creating a feature wall is an easy way to instantly transform a room. one hot look that has made a big comeback - gr...
Caring for Your Stone Surfaces
...(family features) many homeowners install granite or marble countertops and vanities for their durability and to add more value to the home. but in the end, nothing beats the most visible benefit - that rich shine and luster right after the workmen install the new natural stone. it's that gorgeous shine homeowners desire to maintain. for some, their lustrous granite or marble surfaces are the e...
Cleaning Made Simple
...bing with baking soda on a clean, damp sponge. rinse, then wipe dry. you can clean and deodorize your vinyl shower curtain by giving it the same baking soda treatment. -if you have stone, granite or marble surfaces, use a cleaner made specifically for those materials, such as dupont(tm) soap scum remover or dupont mold and mildew stain remover for natural stone. some general purpose cleaners may ...
Follow the trend and give your kitchen and bath a mend
...remodeling magazine's cost vs. value report 2011-2012. what are most homeowners looking to accomplish first? according to a national association of home builders (nahb) survey, adding a linen closet, marble or granite double vanity and a shower with multiple showerheads top the list. "it makes sense," adds jack suvak, senior director of market research and insights at moen. "the bathroom is of...
Going Green: Laminate Flooring Is the Homeowner's Eco-Friendly Choice
...gh a unique lamination process. thanks to the layer of high-definition photography used to give laminate flooring its beauty, laminate creates the realistic look of a natural resource – such as wood, marble or stone – without actually using it, so fewer raw materials are used in the manufacturing process. "the manufacture of laminate flooring doesn't involve the harvesting of old-growth hardwoo...
Top Tips for Party Prep
...celebrations." "and, just like leather and wood in your home, specialty products should be used to care for natural stone. you want products that are designed to protect and enhance your granite, marble and slate surfaces by protecting them and keeping them clean and pristine." jeanne's tip: to keep natural stone countertops looking new over time, use a protective sealer such as dupont gr...
Top 10 Bathroom Trends
...cent of nkba designers are now incorporating quartz into their bathroom designs, compared with 48 percent in 2010. the low-maintenance mineral boasts a higher durability against cracks and dents than marble. denova sells quartz surfaces in a wide range of custom colors and patterns. whether you enjoy following the housing trends or prefer the tried-and-true styles, there is a variety of new pro...
Savvy Home Improvements
...mprovements are not worth the money? * room additions can be costly and risky, especially if the space added is customized, such as a sauna or wine cellar, which may not appeal to future buyers. * marble countertops may look nice in the beginning, but the porous stone needs constant maintenance. marble can be damaged by water, burned by hot pans and eroded by cleaning products. unless extreme c...
Color splashes into 2010 styles
...ies. while business conditions are looking up for some, buyers remain wary and seek quality and value in purchases. products of higher quality such as wool, cotton and natural fibers, solid woods, marble and stone last a long time and generally reflect good value. these types of product will most likely come in more muted tones of celadon, jade, yellow green with grape, navy blue and aubergine,...
Mannington takes resilient realism to new heights, Omni HD seeks to capitalize on fiberglass craze
... “this breakthrough in print technology results in an image 200% sharper than before. the colors are deeper, richer. this takes style and design to a new level.” the 30 design visuals include slates, marbles, woods, a concrete and a 9 x 9 terracotta. 2.durability. omni hd is constructed with a 20mil scratchresist wearlayer. 3.comfort underfoot. omni hd is 30% thicker than the company’s sobe...
aesthetics
... a rustic and earthy feeling. The tactile experience extends beyond just softness or roughness. The weave of a carpet, the grain of a hardwood floor, or the smoothness of polished concrete or marble - all of these physical characteristics contribute to our overall sense of the space. They can make a room feel more casual or more formal, more modern or more traditional, more inviting or mor...
marble
...Limestone flooring known for its elegant appearance created by polishing its very hard surface. Now available in tiles...
terrazzo
...A smooth multicolored floor made of marble or stone chips embedded in a cement binder, then highly polished. Traditionally terrazzo floors are poured and set on site, but manufactured terrazzo tiles are also available...
cement body tile
...Tiles with a structure made from a mixture of sand and Portland cement. The surface can be finished with Portland cement, spheroids, marble or other materials...
marble tile
...Marble cut into tiles 12" x 12" or less - usually 1/2" to 1/4" thick. Available in various finishes, including polished, honed and split faced...
neutral cleaner
...A cleaning product that has a pH near 7.0. They are recommended for daily use on finished floors or alkaline sensitive floors like marble because of their non-harmful effects on the finish or flooring...
kitchen
...ely easy to install and maintain. However, it's not as durable as some other options, and it can't be refinished. Stone: Natural stone flooring, such as slate, granite, or marble, offers a unique, high-end look. However, it requires sealing to prevent stains and can be cold and hard underfoot. Cork: Cork flooring is warm, cushiony, and eco-fr...
Bathroom
.... There are two types of vinyl flooring: sheet vinyl, which is water-resistant, and vinyl tile, which can come with waterproof options. Natural Stone: Stone tiles, such as marble, granite, slate, and limestone, offer a luxurious look. However, they are porous and can be susceptible to water damage if not properly sealed. These types of floors need regular maintenance to...
NatureForm™
...he most realistic ceramic, stone and wood visuals in resilient flooring. NatureForm·HG combines high gloss, or shine, with texture to add new dimension to the classic look of marble, granite and ceramic designs. NatureForm·DG offers the beauty and realism of differential gloss, which is applied at two levels to authentically replicate the natural g...
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
...cotta. Many different natural stones are cut into a variety of sizes, shapes, and thicknesses for use as flooring. Stone flooring uses a similar installation method to ceramic tile. Slate and marble are popular types of stone flooring that requires polishing and sealing. Stone aggregates, like Terrazzo, can also be used instead of raw cut stone and are available as either preformed tiles o...
Luxury vinyl plank
... Plank Flooring? Versatility and Aesthetics: LVP comes in an extensive array of styles, patterns, and colors, allowing you to mimic everything from aged oak to modern marble in your home. Durability and Resilience: LVP is known for its high durability and resistance to damage from daily use, including scratches, dents, and stains, making...
lifestyles
..., cork can be susceptible to scratches and isn't suitable for areas prone to moisture or high humidity. Stone: Luxurious and Hard-WearingNatural stone flooring, such as marble, granite, or slate, brings a touch of luxury and uniqueness to any home, with each tile having its own pattern and character. Stone floors are hard-wearing, perfect for high-traffic areas and c...
entryways
...ial spaces. Remember, polished tiles can be slippery when wet, so opt for textured varieties. Natural Stone: If you want a grand, sophisticated look, natural stone such as marble, granite, or slate is a good choice. These materials are robust and can last for decades if properly maintained. However, they can be expensive and may require professional installation and reg...
underfloor heating
...nderfloor Heating Let's look at some common floor coverings and how they perform with underfloor heating: Tile and Stone: Tile and stone, such as granite, marble, and slate, are excellent choices for underfloor heating due to their high thermal conductivity. They can quickly absorb and evenly distribute heat across the floor surface, ensuring the room h...
sustainable
...f sourced responsibly, natural stone can be a sustainable floor covering. It lasts for a long time, and at the end of its life, it can return to the earth or be recycled. Natural stone, like granite, marble, or slate, brings a touch of luxury and uniqueness as no two pieces are alike. Potential DrawbacksWhile sustainable floor coverings have many benefits, th...
hotels
...them a common choice for bathrooms. They're available in a vast range of designs, allowing them to fit into various decor styles. Natural StoneNatural stone, such as marble or granite, can add a touch of luxury and sophistication to a hotel. They are durable but require sealing to prevent stains and damage. Stone flooring is often used in lobbies, spas, and high-e...
art galleries
...ucial; it illuminates the artwork and enhances the viewer's experience. However, flooring can indirectly influence how lighting affects the gallery space. Light-colored floor coverings, such as white marble or light hardwood, can reflect light, brightening up the gallery space. This is particularly beneficial in spaces with limited natural light or where a bright, open aesthetic is desired. <...
lobbies
... first point of contact for anyone entering the building, so they need to be inviting and reflect the overall brand or ethos of the business. A luxury hotel, for example, may opt for plush carpets or marble tiles, while a tech start-up might lean towards a more modern, industrial look with polished concrete. SafetyFloor coverings must be safe and adhere to regulat...
kitchens
...nd robust, making them excellent choices for kitchens. These materials resist heat, water, and even stains, maintaining their appearance for years. Natural Stone: Granite, marble, and slate offer unparalleled durability and a distinct aesthetic. However, they may require sealing to prevent stains and can be slippery when wet. Vinyl: A more bu...
concrete flooring
...yes can also be applied to the surface of the concrete to create a wide range of color effects. Besides color, concrete can be texturized to mimic the look of more expensive materials such as marble, granite, and even wood. This process, known as stamped or imprinted concrete, involves pressing a pattern into the surface of the concrete while it's still wet. The result is a durable, afford...
budget
...inoleum, vinyl, and synthetic carpet lowered costs significantly, ushering in an era of budget-friendly, yet stylish floor coverings. Recent years have seen a swing back towards luxury materials like marble, granite, and solid hardwood, though technological advancements have made them more affordable than in bygone eras. Key Characteristics of Floor Covering Budgets Severa...

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