Ceramic Tile

Italian Hand Formed Tile

Mediterranean style kitchens are currently in fashion and have been for some time. This can be attributed to a number of factors that are very apparent when you see one in the flesh. Mediterranean kitchens are warm, inviting and give you a sense of security that is present in very few other styles of kitchen and this is especially important when it comes to the latest trend of having the kitchen as the social centre of the home!

Hardibacker Board Installation

Hardibacker board is a fiber cement underlayment that was invented as an alternative to traditional drywall for bathrooms, kitchens and other areas that are constantly exposed to water. Because of this, Hardibacker board installation is more complicated than ordinary dry wall installation. However, Hardibacker board is better for protecting any home interior from swelling, rot, and other deterioration caused by water.

Uniquely Waterproof Tile Base

Tiling Around a Tub

Tiles in the bathroom are not only practical they are stylish and the majority of homeowners can tile themselves with a little help when it comes to those tricky places such as tiling around a tub. It is these tricky places that put most off but with a little knowledge and patience it is possible to enjoy an easy to clean, steam and water resistant bathroom.

Creating Floor Tile Patterns

Bathroom Floor Tile PatternsThe pattern you could use to lay floor tiles will, to a large extent, depend on the type of floor tile you have. Floor tiles can come in just about any combination of shapes, sizes, colors and patterns. The more intricate the mix of the different possibilities - the more difficult your job will be in creating floor tile patterns to choose from.

Preparation for Designing your Pattern

Bathroom Wall Ceramic Tile Ideas From a DIY’er

When it comes to decorating your bathroom a great choice is ceramic tiles, the range, style and color is enormous and you are only limited to what you can achieve by your mind. Whether you want something bright and colouful that stands out and makes a statement or you are more on the conservative side there is a ceramic style suitable for all. To help you get started here are some hints and tips for getting the most out of bathroom wall ceramic tile ideas.