Wow designs of porcelain floor tiles to set the heart racing

With each New Year come several innovative designs to inspire interior decoration! Check out our fresh and enticing tile collections. Unified inside and outside design trends is one approach popular through 2017 along with novelty patterns and textures. Brick and concrete versions have changed while wood look tile floors continue to be immensely prevalent.

Our diverse tile options suit many styles of décor. Technology has been an ally and inkjet printing reaches far deep in porcelain tiles to create the most profound impressions. The images are extremely long lasting and absolutely realistic.  The Floor Visualizer would help imagine the effects of installing these tiles. Read about a few of the best.

 

Red Brickstone Porcelain

The accurate representation of retrieved brick comes to you with Red Brickstone Porcelain. The reds, browns, and creams are mesmeric.  Traditional masonry has adopted new looks in the 2017 trends. Industrial, cottage, and classic designs look very attractive in them. Different from real brick, our porcelain tile does not require sealing, being water resistant and easy to maintain clean.

 

Carolina Timber White Wood Look Tile

 

It is a permanent fetish to judge by popularity and wood look porcelain tile is ever trendy.  This year is witnessing plenty of whites and off-white shades to set up those dreamy environments for relaxation and entertainment. What you get are natural looking planks that copy real hardwood. The gray and white floors look vivid indeed and blend in so well with the cabinets and the walls.

Cream Livingstyle Porcelain

Contemporary living often uses minimalist designs while some want bold and rich colors. Why not install a simple relaxing space to work off the stresses? Cream Livingstyle Porcelain comes in several different sizes and suits floors and backsplashes, shower surrounds and other applications.

 

Cream Optima Porcelain

 

Another option for the minimalist style, Cream Optima Porcelain in matte or polished finishing is another fabulous choice. Match it with several colors or set it up as a powerful backdrop to the other creative design elements.

 

Grigio Porcelain

Copying natural stone, the Watercolor collection Grigio Porcelain has natural gray and is available in several sizes. Maybe narrow planks or 12×24 tiles would suit your need. The matte finish ensures a non-skid quality and that would be good for wet areas.

Upscape Bruno Wood Look Tile

Better than the beloved hardwood, install Upscape Bruno Wood Look Tile on the walls and the floors. No water or scratches would bother you.

Go with the flow and embrace florals or shag carpets. Be practical and reap the benefits of technology.

 

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Why is Ceramic the most tenable option for floors?

People should have a right overview on the floor tiles before selecting any specific item. A wrong implementation may pull out the drama in a negative way and you may bother the flaw for years. Therefore, keeping your head peaceful and exploring the right showcase is two mandatory things for house design.

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The fact:

There must be many categories of floor tiles. Yet the fact is, Ceramic is the safest selection for the floor. The layout, pattern, texture, finish, and material everything is made for the floors. Experts say that choosing ceramic tile is like taking George Clooney in a film. It means the product would reach at a standard position with a guarantee.

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General problems:

As the floor tiles have many categories, therefore, people can’t judge the best category. Some of the colors have attracted or some of the textures have pulled the attention of the buyers. Yet, balancing every aspect of a floor tile is important. The ceramic tiles are very good in maintaining a satisfying standard on its color, shape, and texture. After throwing out every tile category from the list, you may draw some more problems. Which ceramic tile pattern would be the best? Which one would suit at what place? In this action, people are causing great loss indeed. Therefore some suggestions are enlisted to save you from a bigger loss.

  1. Straight Lay pattern – the straight and clean lines of the tiles make any space very specific. If you planned a simple decoration idea with fewer accessories, furniture, and humdrum, then the straight lay pattern would be the best for that place. Essential Ceramic or larger bricks of Calypso Ceramic are suggested.
  2. Diagonal – the diagonal patterns would be an intelligent option for the floor. The widest angles that have been installed in 45 degrees increase the size of a small space visually. Sygma or Sonoma can create the best graphics around the kitchen, store room, study or little balconies.
  3. Running Bond – the grout lines are the heroes of the category. Running Bond pattern is one of the most popular tiles of the modern industry. Its hardwood look and long lasting ability make great pair for decorating the bathroom. The Belmond Ceramic Tile can be exclusive for the shower surround.
  4. Checkboard – this pattern is a sophisticated and classy option for the category. If you planned to decorate your bedroom with classic white marble tiles, then classy larger bricks Sonoma would be the simplest option.
  5. Basketweave – the traditional item doesn’t run out of the competition. It maintains its standard and that’s why people are still behind the BasketWeave tiles. This can be placed in the bedroom or dining.

Video Ideas Come Your Way to Create Dream Bathrooms

People dislike it when the home gets obsolete in terms of colors, designs, and materials. A couple took it to heart so much that they stopped throwing parties and inviting friends over. Earlier, their dinner parties were much talked about. Though the budget was available, the updates never really happened. When she landed a swell job in California, the opportunity arrived, but it was a buyer’s market.

The investment had to be protected and that was non-negotiable. The kitchen and bathroom underwent a remodeling and the home was listed. Things happened successfully eventually, though it was a difficult schedule and the family lived a 6-monthly bi-coastal lifestyle. Home improvement plans get rather hectic but are rather rare. Some families keep making changes like demolishing walls to express their imagination rather regularly! Visions need to be implemented after all.

Tools that Help the Selection Process

Facing too many choices like an assortment of pretty surfaces can be tricky. Get specific about what you want. Do you feel doubtful about designs? Would you rather choose the classic and elegant or the down-to-earth and practical? Do you want the high-drama and glamor, or simply the modern?

We have put together a ledger panel installation Video to assist the process of identifying the best choices and ease the selection process. The video brings new trends and design tips. Find a multitude of dazzling bathroom ideas or ledger panel installation process along with maintenance secrets. Peek at the Kitchen Surface Selection Video too, for more inspiration.

Inspiration for night and day

Spirits are uplifted when you glance at the deluxe polished marble when it is Grecian White Herringbone Pattern. Dream baths come to life with all the trends on Houzz and Pinterest, and HGTV too. Hello to the wood look tile and white marble look quartz, and the subway tile. Our designing and modeling teams are constantly at work to feed the customer’s fantasies. Some questions do arise like the current looks and the stability of the material. What about budgets and maintenance?

Imagine This and That, and everything between

Designing with Black Oak Marble tile on the floor and around the shower is a serious contrasting business.

Do check out the Bathroom Visualizer. Try out those favorites by aligning countertops, flooring, and wall/backsplash tile with a variety of cabinets. Enjoy the process and order for samples if uncertainty remains. Find further bathroom remodeling ideas with our Top 5 Design Trends and the Pinterest board.

 

 

Subway Tiles are Classic and get matched Any Decor

It’s a pleasure to be creative when interior designing or remodeling is taking place. The creativity should be trendy and match to any type of décor. Remodeling takes more budget as countertops, flooring and backsplash tiles are more costly. This process cannot be repeated after few years. It is always better to choose durable tiles.

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To acquire both elegance and trendy ideas use Subway Backsplash Tile. Classic subway tiles are the all-time favorite but they are reinterpreted with trendy ideas. These tiles are made from shining crystalline glass to make it look trendier. Beveled edges and sporting raised are the present tiles. Here are some of the details of the subway tiles found in the market.

Subway Tiles with Modern Elegance

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Backsplash tiles protect the wall and give a décor to the kitchen. Gray Glisten Subway Tile

Has a gentle touch of silver and looks like a mirror. This is so trendy that it does not go out of fashion for a few more years. Many tiles are mimicking of the past but giving a contemporary touch to it makes it completely different.  These reflective tiles give a modern touch.

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When you want to have a high-end kitchen then white kitchens are preferred. This gives an air of peace, away from the stress life. Classic White Subway Tile can be replaced with Ice Glass Subway Tile. This would be the perfect replacement. Instead of a plain tile, this gives a reflective surface which gives a sparkle. They act like décor in the kitchen.

Designers Add More Beauty

Instead of using the old type of 3“x 6“tiles there are 4×12 tiles designed. Metallic Gray Glass Subway Tile is elongated and reflects light. It gives a dark background which reflects the under cabinet lighting. These tiles can be installed like bricks, vertically or herringbone pattern.

For bathrooms, subway tiles are the best as they can be cleaned easily. They are always related to hygiene and cleanliness. Instead of pure white, a tint of gray is added. Under the crystalline surface, there is the white porcelain. This Arctic Ice Subway Tile looks classic but is purely trendy.

White subway tiles around the shower are an old fashion. It is easy to clean and is durable with all the splashing and wiping. To give a modern look to this White Subway Tile Beveled 3×6 is used which is 3-D and has a luxury touch.

 

Hardscape with natural stone and pebbles

Front lawn or backyard looks great with a perfect hardscape planning. The décor of the house increases with this natural extension. It is a great way of enjoying the nature. Many functions can take place here with style. If decorated with natural stone there is an extension of the landscape in the outdoor environment. The people of the house, guests, children, and elders surely will welcome the nature into their daily routine. There are many types of hardscaping goals.

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Natural Stone Pavers

 Pavers add more beauty to the backyard. Natural stones are used for the pool decks and patios. They are naturally cool and thus very suitable for tropical places. There are finishes like tumbled, honed and chipped edges. There are different types of thickness available for different uses. For pavers, the thickness has to be more to tolerate the traffic and weather conditions. Marble and travertine are best for pathways, pool decks and patios. They are available in creams and beiges. Slate is also used as pavers, available in dark colors like charcoal gray, natural brown, and rust. There is unique texture on the surface which makes this stone perfect for outdoor hardscape. It is perfect for the backsplash, countertop, outdoor kitchen or bar, fireplace, fire pit, and oven.

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Flagstones are the most durable pavers. There are numerous colors available like gray, rust and soft red giving an earthy appeal. They are the best for fireplace, patios and garden pathways.

Ledger panels Look Natural

Ledger panels give the best look in between nature. There are beige and cream colors with tints of gold, gray and rust highlights. Travertine ledger panels are stylish with attractive textures. They give an elegant and contemporary look. They look trendy when used for waterfall walls, outdoor bar, and building facade. They can be used for backsplashes in the kitchen also. Their natural looks match with nature perfectly and thus is best for exterior hardscaping projects. Many designers use them for interior walls too.

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There are thin veneers which are robust enough to tolerate the traffic in the backyard. It gives a beautiful, versatile, durable and colorful décor to the garden. Veneers are the real stone cut into thin tiles. They are lightweight and are of best quality. There are corner pieces available in the market which looks like full sized stone, ledger panels, and many other designs. There are modern or rural decors which will well suit the outdoor cladding applications with good results.

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Many of the pavers have matching copings. These make the patio, pool decks, columns, and steps look great. The copings, caps, treads give a finished look. Pebbles give a rich look for the outdoor hardscape. Colored and polished pebbles give a fine décor to the finish. Pebbles protect the soil from getting heated up. It does not allow the growth of weeds and it keeps the water retained. The natural look to the garden with pebbles is incredible.

 

Get The Best Answers to Premium Natural Quartz Countertops

You cannot beat the Q™ Premium Natural Quartz countertops! They grace every home surface and yet remain a mystery. Homeowners do not know enough about quartz though granite and marble are very much in the news.  Consider several factors to understand why quartz should figure in your home.

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Q: What is the Quartz Countertop making process?

Quartz is a very common earthly mineral and is super strong too, almost as hard as diamonds. Yet, different from other materials, quartz can create durable countertops. After mining from veins, quartz is ground and mixed with a polymer resin. It results in a hard, non-porous material.

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Q: Name the benefits of Quartz Countertops?

The natural shine of quartz is bewitching. Finishing and sealing are not required for the naturally smart quartz surface.

Quartz possesses great style. Quartz counters attract the eye and seem to expand spaces. Black or white quartz would match very well with wall mosaics and patterned cabinets. Some granular patterns are similar to granite.

Kitchens and bathrooms would benefit enormously because quartz is durable, hard and non-porous. They won’t stain and put up with harsh environments well.

A Little cleaning would be required besides the dust and spills being mopped up. Forget sealing, re-polishing, and conditioning.

Bacteria will not grow on the clean, low porous surface. It is very hygienic and household cleaners would be appropriate.

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Q: How would Q™ Premium Natural Quartz be diverse from other natural quartz?

The process of manufacture of quartz countertops differs.  Some processes involve the addition of glass or natural stone products to the resin. That results in pigment changes. Some manufacturers combine antibacterial elements. The quartz-resin proportions also vary. Q™ Premium Natural Quartz countertops have above 90% quartz content and you have the confidence of a lifetime residential warranty. The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI) certifies our quartz as a green choice.

  • It is absolutely certain that Q Premium Natural Quartz surfaces have lower emissions and create sustained healthy interior surroundings in the homes or offices.
  • Spores and pesticides besides chemicals are very much reduced indoors.
  • Greater safety for the family and environmental sustainability waits.

If you are undecided which countertop to install in the crowded and hectic home environment, the answer is natural quartz. Q™ Premium Natural Quartz countertops are available in a great variety of choices ranging from catchy, solid modern colors to granular designs. Find 23 dramatic patterns or more.