One common misconception about tile showers is ‘If it’s tiled, that means it’s waterproofed”. While the surface of the tile is generally impervious to water, the grout and setting materials aren’t. Water routinely moves into and through grout lines, thinset, and mortar/mud beds. Here’s an example of that sad reality in action in a classic […]
Grey is the New GREAT!
Going grey was a sign of aging, but not anymore. With the growing popularity of grey as the new neutral, it’s proof you’ve chosen a design palette that will keep you current for years to come. One of the most inviting characteristics of grey is it’s versatility. While generally considered to be a ‘cool’ color, […]
Houston, we had a problem!
Do you have a ‘space capsule’ for a shower? Here’s an example of what you can do with that space. Remove the shower enclosure, take out the soffit, and tile the entire area including the ceiling. Add frameless shower glass and we’re well on our way to a bathroom remodel that’s out of this world! […]
“But we just had it done :(
This tile shower had been completed as part of a remodel less than 6 months old. By the time the problems started, the contractor was nowhere to be found. The only way the homeowner was able to keep water from pouring out of the shower was by taping plastic bags over the floor and walls […]
“It doesn’t look that bad!”
It’s just a little mold, right? You can clean it, and it stays gone for a while, right? That means it’s not a problem, right? Here’s such a situation. There’s just a little mold in the corners. It stays clean for a couple weeks after scrubbing, but it always comes back. The shower has already […]