Ceramic vs Porcelain Tile: What You Really Need To Know

When it comes to buying ceramic tile, there’s more than a little confusion of terms, particularly the distinction between ceramic and porcelain tile. Most of us are pretty sure there is a difference, and maybe have a vague notion that porcelain tile is better, but the actual distinctions between the two can be a bit […]

Floor Mosaic Medallions: A Classic Touch For A Luxury Bathroom Or Shower

Floor medallions are often found in entryways or other large, open spaces – places where they’re free to make an impression. They can be made of stone or other tile or sometimes wood pieces, and can either be assembled or carved, etched, or stained directly onto the floor. They’re usually circular in design and act […]

Best Basement Flooring Options For A Flood-Prone Basement

For the past few weeks, we’ve bee getting pretty steady, pretty heavy rain in my area. Now, this isn’t particularly out of the ordinary – it happens every couple of years. Unfortunately, every couple of years when it happens, my nearby relatives’ finished basement floods. Like clockwork, despite resealing the walls and floor and adding […]

An Introduction To Stone Tile Flooring: Types Of Stone To Choose From

Geologically speaking, the number of different types of stone in the world is practically infinite – different minerals under different conditions form a huge variety of colors, textures, and patterns, often even within a single piece of stone. But for the purpose of home decor – or, more specifically, for stone tile flooring – for […]

An Introduction To Stone Tile Flooring: Stone Basics You Need To Know

Stone has been used in interior and exterior design for centuries, from the smallest decorative embellishments to the basis for entire buildings. Stone tile flooring is a mark of quality and style without peer, and it’s still popularly used in many modern homes, especially in the bathroom. But not all stone is created equal, and […]

Hot New Bathroom Tile Trends: Looks To Try For Your Next Remodel

Home designs are constantly changing and evolving, with new innovations on the horizon and often older designs making a comeback. Sometimes, it can be hard to keep track, but for a big upgrade it’s important to have your finger on the pulse of design trends, both to get a look you’ll love and one that […]

Hot Trends In Kitchen Flooring (And How To Get A Look You’ll Love)

We spend a lot of time here on the Homethangs blog talking about decorating and decor. But building a dream kitchen involves more than just picking the right appliances. Getting the right flooring is actually one of the most important choices you’ll make in the overall look and feel of your kitchen. So, if you […]

Wood Tile Flooring – A New Alternative To Hardwood And Laminate

Choosing the flooring for your home is one of the most significant decisions you’ll make in terms of the long-term, overall look and feel of your space. It’s a big financial decision, and theoretically once it’s made you aren’t going to be changing it for at least a number of years – or ideally, for […]