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2018 Tile Trends

Bolder Finishes for Wall & Floor Every year brings more options for tiles and ideas to bring into your interiors. If you’re ready to try something new and bold, consider the following trends for this year. Geometric Tiles Tiles seem to be getting bolder and bolder, as graphic geometric tiles are very much on the trend radar this year. We’re seeing …

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An Alphabetical Guide to Tile Terminology

Let’s talk tile – Here’s all you need to know about tile shapes, materials, finishes & more in this Houzz article (click title or image below): Let’s Talk Tile: An Alphabetical Guide to Tile Terminology

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CREME DE LA CREME

Over the years many colour trends have come and gone. However, as most of you may know, the cream always rises to the top. The cool elegance and versatility of cream better referred to as beige is sometimes considered boring and bland. Nevertheless if complimented well can be the perfect launching pad for bolder decor choices. Its long trusted tone …

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Tips on choosing your grout colour

Selecting the right tiles for any project can be quite a tedious yet rewarding experience, however if the incorrect grout colour is chosen, this may not only change the style of your design but may make your tile job look horrible and ugly. As they always say, “the devil is in the details” and so, here are a few details …

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ADD DRAMA WITH LARGE FORMAT TILES

Large format tiles are a current trend in wall and floor covering. It is not only aesthetically pleasing but also easier to maintain due to fewer grout lines. This Houzz article (link below) perfectly explains points to consider before installing large format tiles: When Bigger Is Better: The Dramatic Look of Large-Format Tiles

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TILE HELP IS ONLY ONE STEP AWAY

Tiles lifting off the floor indicate a seriously compromised tile installation or indication of a problem taking place with the surface below. So when tiles go POP! in the night, like they often do, here are some of the causes: Moisture may be coming up through your concrete slab (can apply to any other floor type) or you may have …

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Sensational Stone

Natural stone tiles are beautiful and versatile depending on the type of stone you decide to use in your space. You can use slate or tumbled travertine to create a warm rustic feel or polished marble to create a sleek and luxurious setting. As a natural product, stone is less uniform in color and pattern, when compared to ceramic and …

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All Decked Out

It’s only the beginning of the year but Spring is in the air and before you know it, it will be Summer! With sunny days, blooming flowers and lush greenery everywhere, you’ll soon be dreaming of sipping lemonade and having barbeques on the patio or taking a dip in the pool. Whichever your desire, at Creative we have just the …