5 Ways to Personalize Tile Flooring
Here are five quick ways to personalize tile flooring.
There are basically five ways to tile that can be mixed and matched to create a personalized installation for a home:
2. Direction -- it can be straight set, diamond-shaped, etc.
3. Size -- to be able to offset the tile by using two or more sizes.
4. Borders, patterns and insets
5. Relief and texture. This means creating a three-dimensional effect on a wall or countertop installation behind a splash. On a floor, mix glossy tiles with textured tiles.
A square room is probably the easiest room to design. A couple of things to keep in mind is to look up and see what the soffits are doing. Some of the most beautiful installations are to follow the soffit with a border around the room. You can also create a solid border and turn a tile in the middle of it. This would create a custom look but cost little to do.
The Pros and Cons of Vinyl Tile
Thanks to new embossing techniques, this affordable, durable flooring classic can masquerade as tile and hardwood. Check out the pros and cons of vinyl tile.
How to Prep Before Installing Floor Tiles
Learn how best to lay out and prepare for a tile floor installation.
Ceramic Tile Flooring Tips
DIY Network experts share 10 tips about ceramic tile flooring.
Kitchen Lighting and Flooring
Two of the most important elements in any kitchen are good lighting and flooring. Our experts share the different options for both.
The Pros and Cons of Marble Tile
Design experts outline the pros and cons of choosing and installing marble tile for your floors.
Guide to Selecting Flooring
Which flooring is right for you? Hardwood, laminate, tile, vinyl or eco-friendly choices like cork or bamboo? Our experts explain the 8 most popular types to help you choose.
Types of Hardwood Flooring
DIY Network experts explain the different types of hardwood flooring.
All About Joist and Concrete Floor Structures
Not every house is built from wood frame construction, and some houses are built with a combination of materials and techniques.
Selecting the Right Bathroom Flooring
There are many factors to consider when choosing a flooring type for your bathroom. Our expert shares advice on flooring options that are powder-room friendly.
Home Theater-in-a-Box or High-end Separates?
Compare the difference in an all-in-one unit or separate components.
We love to DIY. You love to DIY. Let's get together.More DIY Social
See the latest DIY projects, catch up on trends and meet more cool people who love to create.Make It. Fix It. Learn It. Find It.
- Tips for Summer Yard Maintenance
- Tips for Watering Lawn in Summer
- Plants That Bloom in Summer
- Flavorful Herbs Enhance Summer Dishes
- Unusual Summer Perennials