Do your stone walls have efflorescence Mine do and it s really REALLY bad Efflorescence leaves a white residue on stone and it s just salt deposits from the soil or stone itself Let me tell you, it can be a big headache to remove Last weekend I tackled this project by using muriatic acid which costs all of and can be
Whether in the shower, on a kitchen wall, or simply on the backsplash above the cooktop, mosaic tile can lend both a dash of color and a light personal touch to a space with relatively little fuss Custom ceramic wall tiles, a few plants, and a self made rug, stool, and coffee table all add to the home s inimitable decor.
days ago The walls of the kitchen are painted with chalkboard paint The cabinets were chosen to fade into the dark walls The black backsplash tiles have white grout, a combination that works well on its own and in concert with the other decorative elements in the kitchen Tile Kerama Marazzi Contemporary Living
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Oct , See a roundup of new tile styles, patterns, materials and more featured in this week s articles Skull and Crowns wall tiles Bisazza same multicolored tile lining the outdoor grill area, the steps to the pool and above a wood burning fireplace, which is also framed by graphic black and white concrete tile.
May , When finished, we plan to install a ceramic or natural stone tile (e.g slate) in the area For those of Larger areas make it more difficult to get to the center, or wall bound sections of the pour after the pour is underway As you We used Custom Building Product s Levelquik ES (extended setting) for the job.
Mar , Trying Our Hand At DIY Ardex Concrete Counters Young House Love Stuff for keeping walls clean We kept a sponge and paper towels on hand to clean up any drips or splatters on the wall You can see Sherry taped off the wall to protect it when I lamented how much was getting on them as I went.
Jan , Concrete bathtubs can be custom built to fit neatly into your bathroom, no matter what its layout or dimensions Industrial Bathroom Concrete wall tiles, three quarters of an inch thick, give this bathroom its edge, but adjustable mood lighting can add color or warmth for times when it feels stark or cold.
Feb , For a unified look, use mosaic tile which matches the rest of the bath tile Most tiles are available in various sizes for this purpose Here, x creamy travertine does the job Contemporary Bathroom Contemporary Bathroom If the shower wall tile is suitable, bring it all the way down to the floor for a clean,
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Sep , Jim and Rich have been laying tile for over years, and I m pleased to share how they poured the shower pans Read on to Is it possible to make the shower base with just concrete sheets like you make the walls and then put the tile on it so it is not so heavy for a inch high shower Thank you for
Talavera tile from Mexico is a hot decorating material right now from the patio to the bathroom to the kitchen to the stair risers And many more decor It s easy enough to DIY A few tiles, some tile cement, some grout, some sealer and ole! Custom Talavera tile counter, full shower walls and bathtub in green Isn t that an
Feb , Bring tile outdoors and enliven your backyard patio, garden wall or outdoor kitchen with a jolt of color and pattern Not reserved just In this Southern California backyard, flooring made of patterned blue, gray, black and white cement tiles brings the Moroccan theme of the home outside The patterned tile
Aug , To avoid ending up with a mass that could crack, Emam designed the surround to include a dozen custom concrete panels Anthony Concrete Design fabricated the extra large format tiles with a distressed finish to create a , textured look that s artistically broken up symmetrically by seams.
Feb , How to prepare a shower alcove or bathtub walls for tile using cement backerboard and attending to important waterproofing details Engineered marbled custom made I m tiling a shower surround and have a transition area from Hardibacker to drywall like many of the jobs you ve shown have.
The concrete exterior walls provide plenty of support, while a centrally situated staircase hides more structure holding up each level Most daily activities occur on the main floor, where luxurious contemporary finishes look out over the water at the wetlands and towards Amsterdam Below, a guest bedroom and theater room
Jul , Good planning is essential for bathroom tile that s set properly and works with the rest of your renovation These tips To achieve this look, I needed some custom framing and a header above the tub on the long wall Grading the areas outside the shower back to the shower is a safeguard against leaks.
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Aug , Tip Many of these tile choices require a special setting material, such as tile cement or mortar, so make sure your steam shower is designed with this in mind Porcelain tile is also stronger than natural stone and can be a considered if wall hung, fold down benches will be used Tip Plan the layout your
Oct , Durable, sanitary and unique, this bespeckled surface is a winner for floors, walls, countertops and sinks We considered porcelain and ceramic tiles for the floor finish, as well as stained concrete, Roush says Concrete couldn t This custom project totaled approximately , square feet of terrazzo.