Make Concrete Color Match: How To Brighten and Darken Concrete

A cement wall with blue dye color mixed into it

Concrete is a construction material consisting of a mixture of Portland cement, sand and stone aggregate. When mixed with water, a green uncured mixture is obtained to be poured into molds or formwork. Concrete is ideal for laying durable surfaces such as highways, airport runways, sidewalks, and driveways. Freshly laid concrete will have a greenish … Read more

Why Do Porcelain Tiles Cost More To Lay?

Newly laid porcelain tiles in a refurbished room

Because of its durability and water-resistant properties, porcelain is the preferred tile in many settings. However, if you have invested in new porcelain tiles, you may be surprised to find that your installer recalculates the labor estimate – upwards. These tiles are not suitable for DIYers to lay as a weekend project. The cost of … Read more

Do You Really Need A Batten/Baton When Tiling A Wall?

Using wall mounted battens to keep tiles level

Planning is more important than the actual project itself, as with any project. With wall tiling, it is no different. Tiling walls have some additional rules and measures to compensate for and prevent possible problems along the way. Unfortunately, bad tiling is not easy to fix and will stare at you forever. Wall tiles are … Read more

Is It Appropriate To Lay Tile In Your Living Room Or Bedroom?

A modern living room with a matt (non-gloss) floor tile

We usually associate tiles with bathrooms and kitchens when we think of tiles, but today we want to inspire you to consider tiling your living room and bedroom. Modern tiles are a lovely addition to any house because of their functional and long-lasting properties.  With advancements in printing technology, you can discover stunning and natural-looking … Read more