GROUT: DON’T BE SCARED

GROUT: DON’T BE SCARED This month we will try and help you understand grout in the following areas:  Color, application and just how much you need to buy. Selecting your grout color There are several ways that you can use grout in your project, consider which look you are going for and select based on…

LAYOUT OPTIONS FOR YOUR TILE PROJECT

Layout options for your tile project   The layout choice for your project is just as important as the actual tile you select.  A simple 3×6 white subway for example will look totally different from the standard brick layout, when a herringbone or basket weave is chosen. Standard brick layout using a plain, white, 3×6…

Why Luxury Engineered Planks?

Why Luxury Engineered Planks?   Luxury Engineered Planks (LEP) are a step above the standard Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) you will find in most home improvement stores. REALLY?  Yes.                                                    …

Not Your Grandmothers Bathroom Tile:

BATHROOM TILE: YOUR GRANDMOTHERS BATHROOM   Thinking back on my experiences with tile, my only exposure growing up was this pink and black bathroom tile. Today it is very ‘in’ to have a retro look, but for those of us who grew up with this, it reminds us of our age. Let’s dive into all…

Design Appointment | Byrd Tile

Getting Started is the Hardest Part

Before making any financial commitment to a home improvement project, it’s normal to feel hesitant. You want to make sure you fully understand the scope of the project. You want to do it “right” the first time. You don’t want to under- or overestimate required materials.  You want to minimize buyer’s remorse on style, pattern,…

Trendy Tile Inspiration | Byrd Tile

Think Outside the Box: Creating a Trendy Home Atmosphere

Furniture, art displays, light fixtures, and wall paint are just a few of the automatic associations people initially have when someone mentions a trendy home atmosphere. However, most people overlook the idea of incorporating a stunning or uniquely styled floor, in addition to these typical decor components. Whether it’s the entire house or a different…

Artistic Chiseled | Byrd Tile

Top Tile Remodeling Trends

How many of you love to curl up with a cup of tea under a fluffy blanket to binge “Bath Crashers” on DIY?  (Anyone? Just me?) I just love Matt Muenster’s insight into remodeling trends and imaginative designs and incorporating fresh ideas with tiling, textures, colors, and patterns.  Now, if I could just get him…