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  • Fall Décor Tips for Your Kitchen, 18 Sep 2019

    Fall Tablescape
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    Changing leaves, kids going back to school—reminders that fall is a time for change and renewal. The mindset of transitioning from summer to fall is the perfect opportunity to reevaluate seasonal décor. Enjoy these tips from Richmond American Homes on how to get your kitchen ready for autumn!

     

  • Brighten Your Space with Patterned Tile, 17 Sep 2019

    Hex Nero Stone Mesh Pattern Marble Floor Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Hex Nero Stone Mesh Pattern Marble Floor Tile from Arizona Tile

    Take your space from simple to spectacular with a little help from patterned tile. You don’t need to go big here – a little patterned tile in your space can go a long way to add fun and fresh detail where your home most needs a little pop of personality. Or, go big… it’s your home and the options are endless.

  • New Home, Old Tile: Freshen Up Your Space with These Tips, 10 Sep 2019

    Marciano Chiseled Lyon Travertine Floor Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Marciano Chiseled Lyon Travertine Floor Tile from Arizona Tile

    If you recently purchased a new home, chances are you’d like to make a few updates here and there. Maybe you’re looking to refresh some old or outdated tile, without the effort (or cost) of a total renovation. Aside from completely replacing the tile, here are five easy tips for breathing new life into an old tile installation.

  • Beautiful & Practical: Choose Flooring for Your Daily Routine, 05 Sep 2019

    Haisa Blue Marble Bathroom Floor Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Haisa Blue Marble Bathroom Floor Tile from Arizona Tile

    When it comes to renovating or updating rooms of your home, new flooring is often a number-one priority. Beautiful, modern floors have a huge impact on any space—and they can increase your home’s value to boot. So if you’re planning a flooring update soon, it’s important to choose a material that suits your style and lasts for many years to come.

    The perfect flooring could mean many different things for different people, depending on your lifestyle, budget, family size and even climate. It also depends on the room itself and what it’s used for. Here’s our guide to the best flooring materials for achieving beautiful yet practical floors that suit your day-to-day life.

  • Beach Home Flooring Ideas: Do It Right the First Time, 30 Aug 2019

    Essence Mahogany Porcelain Tile Floor from Arizona Tile 
    Featured Image: Essence Mahogany Porcelain Tile Floor from Arizona Tile

    The beach house of your dreams should have flooring that does it justice—it should not only complement your home’s style but also be durable enough to last through many vacation seasons to come. If you’re looking to install new floors in your beach home, investing in a durable flooring material from the start will ensure a long-lasting installation that remains beautiful and practical for many years.

    Looking for inspiration to make your beach home floors spectacular? We’re here with a handful of our favorite ideas for beachy flooring that’s sure to last—and impress.

     

  • Modern Bathroom Designs with Black Quartz Countertops, 15 Aug 2019

    Slate Grey-H Black Quartz Bathroom Countertop from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Slate Grey-H Black Quartz Bathroom Countertop from Arizona Tile

    If you’re planning to renovate your bathroom and a chic, modern space is what you’re after, black quartz countertops may be a worthwhile addition to your wish list. We can’t overstate the beauty and benefits of quartz slab. Read on to learn more about quartz and to explore ideas for using black quartz countertops in your modern bathroom design.

  • A Guide to Picking Your Quartz Bathroom Countertop, 08 Aug 2019

    Lyskamm Quartz Bathroom Countertop Slab from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Lyskamm Quartz Bathroom Countertop Slab from Arizona Tile

    Shopping for the perfect countertops for your bathroom can be quite the undertaking—you’ll need something that complements your bathroom design, holds up well to moisture and keeps your sink and vanity easy to clean. Quartz slab is one of the most popular choices for beautiful, contemporary bathroom counters. If you haven’t seen quartz countertops before, prepare to be wowed. This versatile and elegant material may be the cherry on top of your modern, upgraded bathroom.

  • Outdoor Porcelain & Ceramic Tile: What’s New to Arizona Tile, 02 Aug 2019

    Aequa Cirrus R11 Anti-Slip Finish Outdoor Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Aequa Cirrus R11 Anti-Slip Finish Outdoor Tile from Arizona Tile

    Choosing a beautiful and practical tile for your outdoor living space can be a challenge. Maybe you love the timelessness of natural stone but can’t deny the contemporary style of wood planks. And outdoors, there’s a lot more to consider than just looks—sun, rain and freezing temperatures can each have an impact on how well your tile stands the test of time.

  • Make a Statement with Black Surfaces: Facts, Uses & Fun Design Ideas, 26 Jul 2019

    Concerto Black Glossy and Matte Porcelain Tile Bathroom Backsplash from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Concerto Black Glossy and Matte Porcelain Tile Bathroom Backsplash from Arizona Tile

    We can’t get enough of the black tile home décor trend. From traditional to ultra-modern, black makes quite an impression. Whether you want to add a touch of black tile to a smaller space in your home, or you’re thinking of committing to an overall black theme, you really can’t go wrong.

    Let’s take a look at facts, uses and fun design ideas for you to incorporate black tile into your home décor.

  • How to Complement Grey Granite Countertops, 19 Jul 2019

    Monte Cristo Satin Grey Granite Kitchen Countertop from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Monte Cristo Satin Grey Granite Kitchen Countertop from Arizona Tile

    Granite countertops have long-standing appeal for many homeowners looking to add elegance, durability and an upscale feel to their kitchens and bathrooms. Granite offers a natural, one-of-a-kind quality that makes your space unique, along with a timeless appearance that shows no sign of going out of style.

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