How To Choose Granite Colors?

How To Choose Granite Colors?

Today a reader asks: I am remodeling a small kitchen (12×10). I have installed: stainless steel appliances, Diamond Kitchen Cabinets in Cherry Harvest finish, and Alloc – Japanese Cherry hardwood flooring. I am having a difficult time selecting a granite countertop color? I cannot decide whether to go light or dark? Can tell me how to … Read more

Bondera – A SimpleMat Alternative

Bondera Toolbox

Not too long back, we were contacted by a PR firm that wanted to share a product that competes with SimpleMat called Bondera TileMatSet. Intrigued, we agreed to receive what Bondera calls a Tiling Toolbox. On the surface it might look like any other wooden box, but once opened up, we discovered that it contained … Read more

Easy To Install Kitchen Backsplash With SimpleMat

When I first saw SimpleMat, I didn’t think it would work all that well. But after seeing SimpleMat in action, I was shocked at how simple to install it really is. SimpleMat from Custom Building Products is the easiest way to tile a backsplash, wall or counter top I’ve ever seen.

It comes in 9″ x 18″ mats that are sticky on both sides. You won’t need any glue, you simply peel off the backing, slap it on the wall, then smooth it out with a grout float and press your tile down. Use the float again to add pressure to the tiles, then grout it.

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New Kitchen Tile Backsplash Design Ideas

Like so many things with kitchen backsplash design ideas, trying to choose the best kitchen tile backsplash ought to amount to a full time job. It’s not easy, so don’t let it overwhelm you when you find it takes longer than you anticipated to create your own masterpiece. Besides, if you are a frequent reader, … Read more