Wednesday, February 20, 2013

The latest in the tile trend



                                                            Custom Kerdi shower


                                           Custom Stone backsplash above and floor below


                                          Custom shower with 12x24s in modern bathroom


                                                      Glass 3x6 Backsplash below

                                            Cool shot of a stone shower recently completed

                                                   Custom Glass mosaic tub splash

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Marble making a comeback!

Lately The last few jobs have been marble, marble in Gladwyne, Lower Merion, Haverford, Rosemont and Edgemont and Penn Valley. Here are a few shower I recently completed including a curbless shower with a basket weave floor.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

A few more showers and backplashes

Here are a couple recent jobs I completed, please email if you have any questions. Thanks!

Been busy with work and wanted to post a few more of my creations that I have completed recently. Take a look and if your interested in having this type of work done please contact us!

Kerdi Steam Shower in Lafayette Hills

Here is a steam shower I recenetly tiled with 12x24 inch tiles. The shower has the kerdi shower membrane on the walls and ceiling and corners and 4 niches with all seams hydroban'd. I wanted a completely waterproof shower to withhold the abuse the steam would subject to this. This shower is water proof in all aspects and will last for a long time. Please take a look at the below pictures.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Paper Faced Glass Mosaic

Mosaics are becoming a fan favorite in the tiling trade, everyone seems to love them and want them installed. Little do they know mosaics are the hardest tile to install especially ones mounted on paper. This type of install requires a special setting material, and installer who is experienced and patient working with small, and often very tiny tiles. Below is a few photos of a mosaic recently installed in West Chester Pa. The job was then grouted with Laticretes Permacolor grout. I am extremely pleased with the end result of this job as I am with every other job I do.

Here is the tile being installed prior to the paper being removed

A close up of the 3/8" x 3/8" mosaic!

Finished and grouted with Permacolor Khaki Sand
A beautiful night photo!

Porcelain that looks like slate

I am noticing the trends are changing with this trade faster then I can remember before. Now tile company's are making porcelains that look like slate a stone that is quarried from all over the world. Some of the great benefits of making tiles that replicate these stones are the fact that slate, in particular requires quite a bit of maintenance and prep work prior to and after grouting. In other words it requires regular upkeep. This customer in Villanova/ Newtown Square, Pa chose a high quality tile to be installed in various sizes in her home. The tile was also installed on one of the latest technologies in the trade called Ditra. This floor should last many of years and remain crack free.

One of the reasons Ditra was chosen was her previous floor was installed incorrectly and had cracked and many tiles had come loose. With the Schluter Ditra all of this is avoided when installed according to manufactures directions.