1. 4 Places to Visit to See Carrara Marble in Action

    In a previous blog post, we talked a little bit about Carrara marble and why the location does matter when it comes to choosing your marble tile. Carrara quarries are known for their high-quality, exceptionally-white colored marble. For this reason, not only is it sought after for home projects, like your bathroom floor tiles, but also by architects and artists worldwide. With over 300 active quar…Read More

  2. Yes, Your Grout Choices Do Matter!

    As you work on your bathroom or kitchen tile renovation project, you are probably pretty concerned about which tile will go best with your cabinets and paint. While choosing the correct tile is an important factor in your project, the grout can be just as important to consider. Many tile installation projects, such as your installing backsplash tile, are pretty similar in terms of procedure. A con…Read More

  3. Why the Hype Behind Carrara Marble?

    Not all marble is the same. Marble is mined all over the world, providing a variety of colors and qualities, but not all marble is the same. For centuries, the furthest Northwest corner of Tuscany has been mining marble of some of the highest standards. The quarries of Carrara have produced more marble from their mines than anywhere else in the world. Ever. Marble is identified by it’s light, ty…Read More

  4. What is Porcelain?

    When many people think of porcelain, they may think of fine tea cups or other types of china; this all would be accurate. As far back as 600 A.D., potters in China were experimenting with a variety of porcelain techniques. In fact, the reason many types of porcelain goods are referred to as fine china, is due to their origins. But what is porcelain? How is it made? And how useful is it for kitchen…Read More

  5. How To Clean Bathroom Tiles

    With the Memorial Day weekend approaching, there’s a good chance that you will be opening up your home to guests over the long weekend. And if not, there’s still a good chance that you will be spending some of your extra time off work this weekend giving your house the deep cleaning that you’ve been putting off since the start of spring back in March. If you have plans to clean your bathroom…Read More

  6. Mexican Pavers For Inside and Outdoors

    One of the greatest aspects of living in California is the rich cultural diversity that is very much on display throughout Los Angeles. And with heavy ties to colonial Spain as well as native cultures of Mexico, it is no surprise that these cultural influences are still prominent in the art and architecture throughout the area, especially in San Fernando. If you are looking to celebrate the rich c…Read More

  7. Sumi Mini Brick Backsplash Tile

    Sumi Mini Brick glass tiles are a popular style of kitchen backsplash tile that are created from blending complementary and contrasting colors.These types of tiles are notable for featuring delicate, feathery brushstrokes that are inspired by Japanese brush paintings. In addition to providing a rich mosaic of color, Sumi Mini Brick tiles are extremely soothing to view in person as they create a sl…Read More

  8. Bright Bathroom Tiles Help Your Bathroom Feel Larger

    One problem that most people living in Los Angeles face on a regular basis is trying to maximize the space of their homes. With the average square footage of a San Fernando home hovering around 1400 square feet, it can be easy for your home to quickly feel crowded. However, there are a number of ways to make your living space look and feel bigger than it actually is. With a combination of natural …Read More

  9. Wood Grain Porcelain Floor Tiles

    Throughout the history of the world, tile has been a forefront of human ingenuity and craftsmanship. From the Ishtar Gate of Babylon to the beautiful palaces of the Italian renaissance, the skills of tile makers have displayed some of the most artistic approaches to architecture throughout mankind’s time. While tile is often relegated to use mainly in kitchens and bathrooms these days, porcelain…Read More