A list of Universal Design new home features you should consider BEFORE building or remodeling your house. Plus reasons to consider “aging in place” in the home of your dreams! I encourage you to give these Universal Design principles a lot of thought before building or remodeling your house!
Tile is a popular building material -- practically everyone has some tile in their home. But there are so many different types of tile (travertine, glass, marble, aluminum), so when you're decorating or remodeling how do you know when to use which type? Homeowners share their personal tips and advice for choosing the best tile for backsplashes, flooring, and walls -- and how to install tile yourself.
Surprisingly, with ceramic flooring, if you keep it simple, it’s not that difficult to install ceramic tile yourself. Here’s how I installed ceramic floor tiles myself.
Looking for a great, classic choice for your kitchen backsplash? Subway tile could be what you’ve been looking for. It’s easy to clean, durable, inexpensive and beautiful. That adds up to a great value in the world of home building materials.
Aluminum tile as a green homebuilding material? Yes, it’s true. But only because they are made from retired aircraft cladding. Recycled and reclaimed = green.
Glass tile mosaic backsplashes are a spectacular way of adding color to your kitchen. Here are ideas, a How-To video and some eco-friendly makers of recycled glass tile.
Recycled glass tile is versatile, has unique properties, is recycled and recyclable and it is absolutely beautiful when it’s installed as a kitchen backsplash, as flooring in a foyer or bathroom and as an accent in and around a pool. See..I told you it was versatile.
A gold mine of luxurious features awaits within this Charleston Row House-style designed home located in historic downtown Aiken, South Carolina. I feature the travertine tile inlay fireplaces in this first-of-a-series posts. As of this posting date, it is still available for sale.