From the Floor Up

Multi-Family Building Goes Green

Posted by Daltile Team on Mar 29, 2017 10:30:00 AM

If you haven’t heard yet, green has come to multi-family building—and it’s big business! The bottom line is that green sells. It’s what tenants want. And it’s increasingly easier to build green without sacrificing quality or going over budget.

Here are a few ways to join the green trend on the multi-family scene.

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Topics: Sustainability, News

3 Outdoor Tile Trends & Ideas to Transform Your Patio

Posted by Daltile Team on Mar 28, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Designing with Exterior Tile

You’ve seen it. You’ve even designed for it. The outdoor living space is nearly as important as the indoor living space for homeowners today. Even commercial spaces are putting more stock into outdoor spaces. It’s healthy, fun, and the result of saturating ourselves in smart phones.

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Topics: Exterior Tile

Remodeling of the Future

Posted by Daltile Team on Mar 25, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Technology and automation touches everything in our lives today—even our homes. We’re not just talking a smart thermostat here. Even construction has been changed by ever-growing technology. Here’s a peek at how the high-tech construction site is changing remodeling.

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Topics: Home Builders

Commercial Tile Trends 2017

Posted by Daltile Team on Mar 24, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Tile is a favorite for commercial buildings from healthcare to office spaces. It's durable, low-maintenance, and delivers on style. Take a look at what's hot in commercial tile this year.

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Topics: Commercial

How to Feature Exterior Wall Tiles in Your Outdoor Space

Posted by Daltile Team on Mar 22, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Consulate in Antique Premier Grey on wall and patio

Cutting-edge exterior wall tiles can be used on your porch or outdoor entertainment area to make a long-lasting impression on your guests. Since the sky really is the limit, there are no boundaries in terms of how high or big you can go in your backyard. You'll want to start by choosing moisture-resistant exterior wall tiles that are suitable for the outdoors. But beyond that, you can design your outdoor sanctuary to be an expression of your personality. Try to choose the colors and textures you love and want to share with your family and friends. Here are some more inspirational tips and ideas.
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Topics: Exterior Tile

Tile Countertops for Various Settings

Posted by Daltile Team on Mar 17, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Choosing Tile Countertops to Enhance a Country, Cottage, or Cultured Design

Tile countertops give a nod to retro decor—but as a part of a cultured or worldly design, they're always in style. Counters that are dressed in modern tile that's 6 x 6 or smaller can also help develop cottage-chic and contemporary-country settings. And not only do they offer economic benefits but they're a long-lasting option when used to finish a studio apartment or basement suite. Here are a few ideas to bring your favorite look together with suitable flooring, cabinets, and accents.

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Topics: Countertop

Going Green in 2017

Posted by Daltile Team on Mar 15, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Trends in Sustainability Design for the Home

It’s a good time to be green!

About a third of home builders say that 60% of their projects are green! Homeowners are paying more attention to energy consumption and sustainability these days.

Environmental responsibility is top-of-mind. Net zero is a serious consideration. And a healthy home is synoymous with a green home.

With demand growing, the building market has responded with more options than ever before.

Here are some green trends to incorporate into your plans.

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Topics: Sustainability

7 Bathroom Trends for 2017

Posted by Daltile Team on Mar 14, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Ideas for a Sensational New Bathroom Design

Ready for an update to your bathroom? The most in-demand designs for the bathroom in 2017 are different enough to give you a refresh that's on-trend but stand the test of time too. Here are 7 you won't want to miss.
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Topics: Bathroom Tile Ideas, Trends

Hate Daylight Savings Time? Here’s Who You Can Blame

Posted by Daltile Team on Mar 10, 2017 2:02:00 PM

When your alarm clock goes off the Monday after Daylight Savings begins and your body thinks it’s 5am but the clock says it’s 6am, you’ll think one thing: "who’s idea was this?!"

It’s not just your sleep this is interrupting either. Travel, heavy equipment, record keeping, billing, medical devise, and sometimes even computer software can be effected by Daylight Savings. Why do we do this twice a year?

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Topics: News

Add a Granite Countertop to Make Any Room Feel High-End

Posted by Daltile Team on Mar 10, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Few design elements say luxury as loudly as a granite countertop. This material has a high-end appearance, and comes in many colors and patterns. Since the days of ancient Egypt and Rome, great stonework has been the pinnacle of beautiful, expensive design. Keep reading for some ways to use granite to make the high-end feel of a space come alive.

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Topics: Countertop

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