slate Tag Archive

Large format Pattern Tile Floor

Published on March 24, 2011 By jackwilson

Tile floor, large size pattern floor installed on schluter ditra Related Stone Flooring, Stone Countertops, Stone Installation and Stone Products Blogs

How do I improve the appearance of a concrete porch/entryway?

Published on March 18, 2011 By jackwilson

This is a very small area (4×4, I would call it a "stoop" but it is under roof and is structurally necessary), but since it is my front entry it is very visible. It is a foot-thick concrete slab placed on top of a 2′ block wall. The slab is still solid, but its appearance […]

Advice on redoing my fireplace – want to add a mantle, new stone facing, and cover the chimney w/drywall?

Published on February 18, 2011 By jackwilson

I have a 2-story vaulted ceiling in my living room. The current fireplace / chimney has no mantle and is red brick that has been painted white. I’d like to add a simple mantle, some marble, slate or other stone facing below the mantle and on the brick hearth on the floor. Above the mantle, […]

Can I use travertine tile sold for flooring to clad a decorative pillar meant for outside use?

Published on February 16, 2011 By jackwilson

Can stone floor tile sold at Home Depot, like slate or travertine, be used as siding on a house? I think a 16" x 16" x 3/8" travertine floor tile, if installed as siding on an exterior wall, can make it imitate cast stone. I live in Missouri. Man made cast stone is expensive compared […]

Flooring 101

Published on January 12, 2011 By jackwilson

How to properly clean your floors Related Stone Flooring, Stone Countertops, Stone Installation and Stone Products Blogs

Sure Hands Construction CTI Stone Classic System

Published on September 5, 2010 By jackwilson

Floor covering, concrete resurfacing, decorative concrete, tile, slate, marble, granite, interior floors, exterior floors, driveways, patios, concrete resurfacing decorative tile slate granite interior floors driveways patios www.surehandsusa.com CTI sure hands, sure hands construction,… Related Stone Flooring, Stone Countertops, Stone Installation and Stone Products Blogs

Removing old tiles to install new ceramic tile for Oakville homeowner

Published on August 23, 2010 By jackwilson

www.homerenovatorscanada.com Ceramic Tiles Installation in Toronto, Mississauga and Oakville For a Free Estimate call Home Renovators Canada 905.486.9836 Home Renovators Canada – Our Tile Setters and Stone Masons work with many different types of travertine, granite, marble, porcelain, saltillo, mosaic tile, glaze tile, slate, slab, flagstone, tumble, stone, glass tile, coronado, bricks and stone veneer […]

How to Lay Floor Tile

Published on August 9, 2010 By jackwilson

Several “how to” illustrations on the best way to layout floor tile in your home for home improvement. www.resourcepublishing.com Related Stone Flooring, Stone Countertops, Stone Installation and Stone Products Blogs

Tile Kitchen floor with border

Published on June 4, 2010 By jackwilson

Tile Kitchen floor with border installed on schluter ditra Related Stone Flooring, Stone Countertops, Stone Installation and Stone Products Blogs

Natural stone floor cleaning and polishing

Published on April 29, 2010 By jackwilson

Images of natural stone floors and tile after cleaning and polishing by Baker’s Travertine Power Clean (travertinepowerclean.com). The video includes several before-and-after photos of travertine, marble, Related Stone Flooring, Stone Countertops, Stone Installation and Stone Products Blogs Can I use my Swiffer wet jet on my tile floors? | Stone Age Fabrication New Marble feature: […]