Porcelain vs Ceramic: What is it Actually Made of?

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One of the first choices you will most likely make when deciding to use tiles, is porcelain or ceramic?  Many people don’t really know the difference between the two.  So, what is in ceramic tile?  The biggest difference between ceramic and porcelain tile starts with their composition, which not only determines a tile’s color and texture, but its density, durability and uses. Continue reading

Kitchen Floors Made of Cork

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If you are looking for a gorgeous, durable, yet eco-conscious flooring option for your kitchen, cork is an excellent choice.  It can be used as a subflooring option to add cushion underneath your tile or hardwood, or can be installed as the flooring itself.  Continue reading

Worst Mistakes People Make in Designing a Kitchen

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There are a LOT of decisions that we must make when designing a room in our home, especially our kitchen, since that is where we do a lot of entertaining and spending time with the family.  So, it’s important to know some mistakes other’s have made in the past to help us make the best design choices. Let’s face it, from picking colors, to cabinetry, flooring, and fixtures, there are so many styles and designs to choose from that it’s easy to make some design choices that we may later come to regret.  Here are some of the worst mistakes that people make in designing a kitchen:  Continue reading