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Patterned Tile: A 2017 Style Guide

Sep 20, 2017

2017 has been a year of high style in the tile industry. From hexagons to large-format tile and wood looks to 3-D collections, the tile options this year have been bold and plentiful. Arguably one of the biggest tile trends this year, and one that doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon, is patterned porcelain. Read More >

Two Trend-Setting Tile Patterns and Whether (or Not) You Can Use Them in Your Design

Aug 10, 2017

Rectangular tile is a staple in both residential and commercial design. Available in just about every size, rectangular tile adds a modern spin to a floor and wall covering that’s been around for centuries. There are many ways to install your rectangular tiles to achieve different effects. The most common laying patterns for rectangular tiles, the offset pattern and the soldier (straight lay) pattern, are tried and true and can work in any style of home. Read More >

Large Format Tile: What to Know When You Go Big

Jun 23, 2017

Large format tile is currently defined as any tile with at least one length greater than 15”. In Atlantic Canada, 24” x 24”, 24” x 48” and 6” x 36” tiles are only three of the many large format tiles available to residential and commercial homeowners and builders. Do you love the look of large format tile but wonder how (or if) it can work in your space? Here’s what you need to know: Read More >

New Floors for Wee Care!

May 31, 2017

Two weeks ago, we took a tour through Wee Care Developmental Centre with its Executive Director, Dawn MacFarlane. Wee Care, a non-profit organization located in the North End of Halifax, provides pre-school programs that focus on early intervention and integration. Much more than a daycare, Wee Care provides programming for both typical children and a large ratio of children with physical disabilities and developmental delays. Read More >

Spring into Pastels

Apr 13, 2017

After a long, cold East Coast winter, it’s nice to finally see, smell and hear some telltale signs of spring. Birds chirping, buds on the trees and more foot traffic on our sidewalks combine to reveal the freshness of a new season. Isn’t it wonderful? Inside the walls of your home or commercial space, there are ways to keep this fresh feeling alive all year round! Read More >

Planning a Custom Shower? Ask Yourself These Questions

Jan 21, 2017

So you’re planning a custom shower? Exciting! A custom shower adds function and flare to any bathroom. There are many details to consider when discussing your project with a flooring retailer, installer and/or contractor. Here are some questions and suggestions to get you started: Read More >