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Rental Floor Fix: Easy, Affordable Idea; Before & After

Jess and Ryan moved into their apartment six years ago, drawn to the multi-floor layout that allowed them to create two defined areas: one for …

Do it Yourself Home Improvement: Home Repair | The Family Handyman

Build This Game Day Shed in Your Backyard<p>A wide-open design perfect for work and play! The large door opening on this shed gives you expandable …

Home Improvement

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DIY: New England Splatter-Painted Floors

Here on Cape Cod (where I’m lucky enough to spend the summer), splatter- or spatter-painted floors are so common that we take them for granted. I …

How to Choose Hardwood Flooring

With the variety of woods, colors and finishes available today, shopping for a wood floor can be a bit overwhelming. Here are five things to know and …

When It Comes to All His Nissan Can Do, This Contractor Is Floored

Would the founder of Skyro Floors buy another Nissan? Woodie ever!<p>Whenever Ken Ballin drives along the Jersey Shore in his Nissan NV2500 Cargo van he knows he's going to turn heads. Sure, even an unadorned NV2500 is a sharp-looking vehicle, but the full graphics wrap on Ballin’s van, advertising …

Jersey Shore

Install a Ceramic Tile Floor in the Bathroom

Learn how to install tile: Specifically, how to lay new ceramic tile over an old vinyl floor.<p>Whether you’re replacing an old shabby bathroom flooring …

Home Improvement

Smart Tips for Choosing Bathroom Flooring

Bathroom flooring serves many masters. It should be moisture-proof, stain-resistant, have a non-skid surface that’s safe even when wet, and be …

Home Improvement

Radiant Floor Heating 101

Radiant floor heating, popular in new construction, has become a viable retrofit option.<p>Photo: Sun Climate<p>Radiant floor heating is arguably the ideal …

7 Ways Area Rugs Can Transform Any Space

A well-placed area rug can do wonders for any space. It can instantly add warmth and comfort across cold, hard flooring, it can help define a space and make it feel more intimate, and it can help make a space look larger than it is. Whether your area rug is in your bedroom, living room, or dining …

7 Rug Mistakes to Never Make

They anchor a room — so you need to choose wisely.<p><b>1. Choosing a rug that's too small.</b> <br>Skimp on size, and your room will look smaller. "You need your rug to set boundaries, and ground your furniture," says interior designer Danielle Oakey. "In a living room, your rug defines the conversation area, …

Home Decorating

How to Buy a Rug: Exactly How to Pick the Right Size Rug for Every Room in Your Home

Rug shopping can be intimidating—especially if you're shopping online. Buy too small and your rug will look like a lonely little island in the middle of your room. Go too big and it will visually overtake your space. You need a rug that works with the size and shape of your furniture—and, yes, you …

How An Area Rug Can Change Your Home In A Big Way

We're always on the lookout for the magical tricks that will make our homes look bigger or brighter, cozier or airier. Many of our clients have …

8 Unexpected Ways to Decorate with Rugs

Give your favorite rug the attention it deserves.<p>Some area rugs have such gorgeous patterns and luxurious textures that it feels wrong to walk all over them. So don't. Instead, take a cue from these rooms and give your favorite rug the attention it deserves.

How to keep an area rug from creeping on a carpeted floor

Q: I have a 5-by-7-foot area rug in front of a fireplace on a carpeted floor. The rug crawls toward the fireplace, sometimes several inches in a week. This occurs even with end table legs and a recliner base sitting on edges of the rug. Why? And what, if anything, can I do to keep it in</b> …

5 Things To Know This AM — Jul 24 2013

Looking for more home inspiration? With endless vintage and unique area rugs to choose from, we're absolutely floored with Medallion Rug. (Medallion …

Trend Alert: Geometric Flooring, Chateau Edition

Wooden floors have been fully embraced for years as the material to have underfoot. Now things are starting to get fancy, with herringbone and …

Non-Toxic, Natural Wood Stain Using Coffee, Berries & More!

If you’re looking for a non-toxic, natural wood stain, you might want to raid your kitchen. Coffee, tea, vinegar, walnut hulls and even certain …

Contractor FAQ: Is wood look-alike tile easier to maintain than regular wood?

Is wood look-alike tile easier to maintain than regular wood?<p>If you've shopped around for new flooring, you know that wood look-alike tile is …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

TILE Magazine

TILE Magazine

12 Creative Kitchen Tile Backsplash Ideas

clé’s Container Tiles, designed by John Whitmarsh, are cut from actual shipping containers! Talk about eco-friendly… They’re perfect for adding an …

Interior Design

Soft and Organic Design: Textural Concrete Tiles with Flowery Motifs

<b>Textural concrete tiles</b> can be adapted to various creative design concepts. Looking for a new way to innovate your house? Why not try the soft …

Remodeling 101: White Tile Pattern Glossary

Simple, unpretentious, and cost-effective, white ceramic tile is the white T-shirt of the kitchen. It’s often called subway tile, because it was …

12 Favorite Tile Designs from Coverings 2014

I appreciated this printed graffiti art tile from StonePeak Ceramics, called “Respect”.<p>You can’t tell but this was about a 12-foot panel printed to …

Street Art

First Tile Collection to Combine Metals and Concrete by Decotal

Decotal is the brainchild of its founder and creative director Adi Fainer, an award-winning industrial designer who envisioned the first collection …

Black & White Tile Done Right

Black and white tile — it's so classic and timeless. And it's so simple, but sometimes it can be tricky to get simple right. There are so many …