A Quick Guide To A Few Unique Mosaic Tile Shapes And Patterns

Most tile is simple and squared – not necessarily square, but with all 90 degree angles and perfectly straight lines. The obvious reason is that rectangular shapes of all sizes fit together well and are straight all along the outside edges when put together, which minimizes the amount of tile that needs to be cut […]

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 […]

Mosaic Tiles to Inspire a Summer Project

The Bisazza Alcove designed by M.W. Harris

If you make your own mosaic, you get a weekend of arts and crafts and an increase on your house’s value. Mosaic art dates back to ancient civilization. The Romans decorated their extravagant public bathhouses with mosaics. In these times, few people could afford to bathe at home, and going to the bathhouse was a  […]