Installation of Glass Tile

Glass Tile in your Dining Room

Glass tile has steadily risen in popularity these past few years, and as a result costs have been driven down as competition increases between makers. Even better, eco-friendly processes have become involved, and some makers boast 100% recycled glass tile lines.

However, some contractors are reluctant to lay glass tile because they are not used to the methods to set it down. It’s different from ceramic tile and if done wrong can be costly to re-do. Contrary to popular belief, it’s fairly easy to do, as long as you’re prepared appropriately.
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Shopping for Glass Tile Flooring

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Do you love decorating and shopping all rolled into one? Well, you probably love to change the style of your home. So, if you are looking at different types of flooring one terrific option to consider is glass tiles.

Now, you maybe wondering, how do you go about choosing glass, tile flooring and for what room? How about starting with your bathroom?

Glass tiles are actually exploding in their market. Since, the interest in glass tiles has grown so, rapidly they are available in many decorating options, including tiles that even change color as the room’s temperature adjusts. Continue reading →

How-To install a backsplash and revamp your kitchen

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Ever wished you had an eye catching backsplash in your kitchen, but just not sure where to start? Use this helpful guide to help you install the kitchen backsplash you have always wanted, and take a step in revamping your kitchen.

First things first, measure the space you want to cover in tile, and make sure you have purchased enough tile to cover the whole space.  Also gather all the tiling supplies you will need: Continue reading →

Tile Flooring Buying Guide

(Photo Credit: Porcelainosa.com)
(Photo Credit: Porcelainosa.com)

So, you’ve decided that you want to install new tile for your kitchen, bathroom or any room, now what?  The first thing to keep in mind before you purchase the tile, is that the options are virtually endless.  Simply put, there’s something for everyone, for every style.  So, do some research and pick a style before you head to the store.  This way, you can make a more informed decision, and not become inundated by the numerous choices. The different styles, textures and patterns can make purchasing tile a difficult decision.  Here are a few tips to follow that will make your purchase a success: Continue reading →

Plumbtile Showcase: Fabulous Glass Tile

There are many different types of tile on the market today. Copper, stainless steel, ceramic, hardwood, and stone to name the most popular. But today we would like to showcase one of our recent favorites: glass tile. Glass tile has been growing in popularity for the last couple of the decades – and for good reason!

Glass tile uses are almost as endless as the imagination. It can be used for kitchen backsplashes, walls, bathtub and shower walls, borders to accent windows or mirrors, and floors.

The properties of sparkle, luminescence and depth, not found in other types of tile, create a style and character unmatched by other types of tile. The ambience created with lighting and reflective properties of glass tile is unparalleled.

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