We want to share this great article we found in House Beautiful explaining some of the ways homeowners are investing in their homes...through kitchen and bathroom remodels. Homeowners are creating their very own sanctuary at home and are willing to invest to make it more appealing and luxurious. Many of the trends cited in the article can be found in projects we've had the pleasure to build so we couldn't agree more with these design tips. You may be contemplating your very own remodel and hedging on a detail or two or three....we hope you find this article to be a good compass on remodeling trends in 2015 and you take away an idea or two for your own kitchen or bath. Please visit our Photo Gallery to find some of these trends and to dre...Read more
Posted on 12/17/2014 at 6:43:00 AM
Popular Trends in Tile Selections for the Home
This is a great article identifying current tile trends. Read more to learn about wood-like tiles, popular hexagon patterns, and modern mosaics and how they are being applied in today's remodels.
Tell us which of these trends peak your interest. We'd love to hear about your unique tile application in your kitchen or bathroom.
Posted on 12/11/2014 at 7:01:00 AM
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Posted on 11/26/2014 at 7:00:00 AM
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Posted on 11/17/2014 at 2:49:00 AM
Whether a homeowner is engaged in new construction or remodeling an existing bathroom, a common trend folks are moving towards is eliminating the bathtub in the master bathroom and building a larger, spa-like shower. Many of these showers are built with made-for-two shower heads and sprays to offer additional comfort and space. The design of this particular bathroom remodel in Ashburn, VA started with demolition and removal of the builder grade soaking tub and shower. This allowed us to rearrange the bathroom layout while adding a rather large shower using a 50” x 66” presloped shower pan. The finished shower incorporated a frameless shower enclosure and a 48” linear floor drain surrounded by a beautiful, intricate ...Read more
Posted on 11/4/2014 at 5:11:00 AM
First and foremost, the best way to clean tile floors is to jump on spills and dirt right away. Even though your ceramic or porcelain tiles have extra protection from glazing, you never want to let potential stains linger for hours unnecessarily.
When the inevitable spills do happen, you should reach for a cloth or mop, some hot water, and a household cleaning detergent of mild strength. Before you dive right in, you should test the effect the detergent has on your flooring. Dabbing in a tiny test spot will allow you to be confident that you’re not going to discolor your tile during cleaning. When in doubt, check for the tile manufacturer’s recommendations for cleaning products.
Would you like a safe, effective, and environm...Read more
Posted on 10/23/2014 at 4:34:00 AM
We are in the business of transforming outdated or dreary kitchens to current and functional spaces for our Collins Tile and Stone clients in Fairfax and Loudoun Counties. Before the first wall is demolished or old cabinets removed, our clients must make many decisions to best maximize function and design. This can be a tedious process but with the help of local kitchen design experts this process is streamlined and do I dare to say, fun. Updating a kitchen with beautiful, new cabinets, flooring, and countertops will surely create a dream kitchen aesthetically but thoughtful consideration should be committed to updating kitchen technology. Our friends at Reico Kitchen and Bath have outlined their top 5 Design Trends in Kitchen Techno...Read more
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McLean Virginia Bathroom Remodel
Posted on 8/4/2014 at 6:06:00 AM