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6 Tips for Using Plain Cement Tiles

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6 Tips for Using Plain Cement Tiles

Timid about using cement tile patterns with bold, colors or intense patterns? Consider using plain or solid color cement tiles. The variation found in plain tiles of the same colors provides stunning beauty with lots of soul. The extensive color palette and numerous formats or shapes makes finding the right color and look for your design easy. Cement Tiles In Solid Colors Add Subtle, Sophisticated Appeal Plain cement tiles, or solid color cement tiles as they are often called, make great flooring designs with subtle, sophisticated appeal that occurs from the natural variation in shade that occurs from the handmade...

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Cement Tile Adds Pattern, Color to Traditional Bath

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Cement Tile Adds Pattern, Color to Traditional Bath

Cement tile creates a clean look that works well with this traditional bathroom in New York City, New York. Using cement tile, the designer was able to add subtle pattern and color to the bathroom. Additionally, the designer was able to maintain a clean, traditional look that is perfectly at home with the white glazed ceramic tile and fixtures. Cement tile are flexible and work well with just about any style of architecture. This residential bathroom floor uses a traditional Moroccan cement tile pattern that is updated using two colors: blue and white. The updated tile provides a clean and...

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Polished Cement Tile Benefits

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Polished Cement Tile Benefits

Polished, unpolished or raw are all terms that are used to describe the finish of cement tile. Polishing and the finish of cement tile is widely misunderstood and adds confusion when you compare prices, slip resistance, ease of installation, and the desired look. It's important to know what polishing is, how it changes the tile, and why it can be beneficial to specify polished tiles, when available. Cement tile develop a satin finish when polished using a high-speed rotary buffer at the factory   What is Cement Tile Polishing? When cement tiles ship from the factory, you may have the...

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Cement Tile Create Perfect Patio for Seaside Grill

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Cement Tile Create Perfect Patio for Seaside Grill

Cement tile from Avente's Artist series help create a calm, relaxed atmosphere on the outdoor patio at the Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant in Redondo Beach, California. The patio provides a peaceful retreat and is a great place to catch the sunset and grilled fresh seafood. Take a look at how cement tile were part of the design and help create the ambiance of this seaside grill's patio.   The restaurant, located in King Harbor, is nestled next to the sailboats and yachts and commands views of the harbor and Santa Monica Bay. Only a short distance from bustling downtown Los...

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Favorite Hexagon Tile Designs

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Favorite Hexagon Tile Designs

Hexagon tiles have cast a spell (or should we say hex) on the design world and it's easy to see why. The geometry of this sexy, six-sided polygon is easily blended with different colors and textures to create simply stunning effects. Mixing plain tiles in neutral grays or warm, sultry reds or with patterns creates some truly eye-catching designs. However, you like your hexagons - plain or with pattern - I've picked some of our favorite hexagon tile inspiration and designs to share!    Hexagon tiles are a great way to add style to just about any design. Whether you...

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