Common natural stone flooring includes slate, marble, limestone, travertine, and granite, each of which has slightly different properties. These properties need to be considered when choosing stone and where in your home you plan on installing it. Things like: Absorption rating Grade Coefficient of friction Indoor and outdoor rating Oxidization Let’s say you plan on installing some stone in your bathroom. You would want to use a stone that has a vitreous, or impervious, absorption rating. [...]
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There are a variety of reasons for putting tile on your deck that can be beneficial, and here are a few! EASE You can get interlocking deck tiles, which are super easy to install, as well as no staining or painting required. Not only will it be easy to install but there is very minimum work required for upkeep! STYLE There is a variety of colors, designs, and finishes to chose from. You can get the exact look you [...]
Here are some of the latest tile trends: Fish Tile Fish scale tile, also known as mermaid tail – how fun! A fun, bright way to add a splash of colour into any bathroom. Textured, Natural Stone Adds a certain kind of warmth and cozy to your bathroom. Arabesque Tile Maybe you need an elegant guest bathroom, or even for your en-suite. This is the way to go! Floors [...]
What's New in Store for 2018. Choosing Colours In the year to come dark colours are going to become very popular, especially black. Black gives the look of luxury, but you need to make sure to contrast it with light tones. Patterned Tiles This is a trend that isn’t going anywhere. You can really do a patterned tile anywhere in your home; a backsplash, flooring, in your bathroom – lots of options! Reclaimed Wood Another [...]
This Spring we are featuring some of the C&S Tile products: Agata Series This beautiful series comes in 8″x8″ tiles, and four different colours to choose from, also leaving options on how you want it to look in your home. Chromium Series Also comes in 8″x8″ tiles, and two different colours; blue and white. Check out C&S for more information. Doing a tile pattern can dramatically change and enhance any room. A Straight Lay Tile Pattern This layout [...]