Category Archives: Bathroom Remodeling

Bathroom Floor Tile Surfacing Selection

Bathroom Floor Tile Surfacing Selection in 2016.

Bathroom floor tile and ceramic tiled tub surround and wallsWhen considering bathroom floor tile  and wall surfacing, ceramic or porcelain tile is the obvious best choice.  It is simply a no-brainer.  The only characteristic of tile I have ever heard mentioned as a reason to avoid it is that it is “cold.”  Well, here on Florida’s Treasure Coast, that characteristic is most appreciated.

Tile is an appropriate material for every surface in a bathroom. Whether it’s for dry floor areas, shower floors and walls, tub surrounds, or wainscot, you can’t go wrong with tile.

When the bathroom is ready for an update, look to the year’s trends to define your style.  When you’re ready to start designing a bathroom that’s perfect for you, take a look at both cutting-edge and traditional tiles for your bathroom remodel.

Bathroom Tile Ideas.

You can’t go wrong with the classics.  For instance,  consider a favorites like white subway tile and white marble.  Transitional tile has a lot of classic elements but a twist in the details makes a difference. Try longer, larger tiles in combination with more traditional shapes for a transitional update.

Or, turn to something fresh and new like grey stone tile or a glazed ceramic in any number of shades of grey.  The demand for these shades in tile is huge so the selection is better than ever.

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In St. Lucie County Boyer Tile LLC. services Port St. Lucie, St. Lucie West, Tradition, Torino, Tesoro, Lake Charles, Lake Forest, Magnolia Lakes, PGA Village, The Vineyards, St James Golf Club, The Cascades, and Fort Pierce, FL.

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Tiling Trends and Design in 2016

Tiling Trends and Design in 2016.

The tile industry is at an exciting crossroads.

New production technologies are blending artisan technique with ink jet printing technology to provide looks never before achieved.

Tiling trends in 2015 were dominated by hexagonal shapes and textures. That trend continues.
Textured hexagonal tile set 2016 tiling trends.

Tiling  trends in 2015 were  dominated by hexagonal shapes and textures.  Those trends continue into 2016. Continue reading

Bathroom Design Practicality

Where do you stand on practicality?

The Design Practicality of Concrete Tile.
The Design Practicality of Concrete Tile.

The home architectural industry is a practical place and home builders are on the whole practical people. Yet, the fact that there is a practical tradition in architecture is little understood and this practicality takes many forms.

Our concept of beauty in architecture is driven by practicality.  But the chance of finding beauty is higher if you don’t work on it directly.  Each of us seems to have their own particular idea of practicality – a concept of ‘what we want out of life’ against which we judge our experiences. Continue reading

Slate Bathroom Flooring

 

Choose Slate for Your St. Lucie Bathroom Flooring.

Slate, a natural stone tile, just might be the ideal surface of choice in the bathroom.  When choosing bathroom flooring your main consideration should be functionality, durability,  and cost.  Slate bathroom flooring scores well when all competing products are considered.

Slate bathroom flooring tile by Bella Slate.
Bella Slate – High quality natural stone.

In regard to functionality, the main consideration for bathroom flooring is  moisture.   There are no moisture problems with slate bathroom flooring.  Unlike granite and marble, slate is non-porous. It cleans up very easily and does not have a tendency to harbor bacteria. It won’t absorb liquids, so it won’t stain from  cleaners since they can’t penetrate its surface. Slate is highly heat resistant and resistant to etching and scratching. Scratches are easily rubbed out.

From the viewpoint that function trumps form, the decision to use a siliceous stone like slate in a bathroom environment seem obvious. In the bathroom, the use of slate bathroom flooring is particularly appropriate, as cleanup and maintenance is easy. While other metamorphic stones, such as marble, are prone to staining and absorbing moisture, slate is relatively non-porous.  Additionally, slate’s natural cleft and honed finishes have an has an organic feel that is also slip-resistant.

For those who love natural stone, no other flooring will do.

While natural stone flooring is pricy, slate is quite a bit more affordable compared to its pricier stone flooring cousins. While natural stone is one of the more expensive flooring options, its natural beauty and easy maintenance make it an excellent investment.

Choose the right color and surface finish and you’re on the path to creating a unique look. It won’t etch, it doesn’t burn, and it’s non porous so maintenance is fairly simple.

Slate is a unique and durable natural stone which will leave a life long lasting impression.  Each stone is unique; its natural beauty only enhances through years of use. For a design that is not only incredibly attractive, but also eminently functional, you can’t go wrong with slate flooring in the bathroom.

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My tiling service areas include Port St. Lucie (PSL), Fort Pierce, Stuart and Vero Beach.

In St. Lucie County Boyer Tile LLC services Port St. Lucie, St. Lucie West, Tradition, Torino, Tesoro, Lake Charles, Lake Forest, Magnolia Lakes, PGA Village, The Vineyards, St James Golf Club, The Cascades, and Fort Pierce.

Tile Pattern Selection, Tile Selection

 

Set the Stage With an Ideal Tile Pattern Selection.

Before selecting tile for your next home remodeling project, think about how you would like the tile pattern laid out.  The right tile pattern will add more interest and depth to your space.  Whether you’re laying tile flooring, a kitchen backsplash or a shower surround, don’t be afraid to get creative in designing a unique tile pattern.  Get creative with tile, and don’t shy away from using it as a way to add eye-popping style to your space.

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Bathroom Renovation Planning Tips

Tips for Planning Your Bathroom Renovation.

Great looking bathrooms are a key feature in selling a home.  If you’re planning a bathroom renovation, think function, comfort, and storage to maximize space and create value.

Before taking the plunge into a bathroom renovation project, create a clear vision for your space:

  1. Sketch out a floor plan and design the room for functionality. Think about what works in your current bathroom’s layout and what needs to change.
  2. Consider eco-friendly fixture upgrades like a low flow toilet and shower head. When it comes to choosing plumbing fixtures for the bathroom, don’t comprise quality.
  3. Allocate a portion of your budget for high quality storage solutions such as vanities, cabinets, shelving, and closets. Splurging here will give you furniture that will stand the test of time.
  4. Whether installed in the shower, floor, or throughout the entire room, tile is a beautiful, low-maintenance material for the bathroom. Tile prices range from economical to very expensive. For the majority of your space, opt for a budget friendly tile and splurge on decorative tile to create a border. This technique is often used to infuse texture or an accent color into the bathroom.
Bathroom Renovation - Rectified Floor
Bathroom Remodeling – Rectified Floor Tile

Master Bathroom

Dual sinks; luxurious soaking or whirlpool tub; tiled walk-in shower; heated floors; built-in storage galore. These are some of the luxurious features that top must-have lists for a master bath.

Guest Bathroom

Focus on creating a welcoming room for guests. Plenty of counter space, good lighting, and a large mirror will make your visitors think they’re staying at a five-star hotel. Stick with a light and airy palette for a spacious feel, then have fun decorating with colorful accessories.

Kids’ Bathroom

Safety and storage are the focus for any renovation in a kids’ space. Think about counter heights and adding space to tuck away a step stool, or include a lift-out step in a bottom vanity drawer. The kids can then pull out the step to stand on, instead of having a cumbersome stool in the bathroom When they have grown, the step can be removed for more storage space.

Slip-resistant flooring, bathmats, and grips for the tub are essential. Have fun with the design, but steer clear of age-specific themes because you’ll want this space to work as your kids grow.


My tiling service areas include Port St. Lucie (PSL), Fort Pierce, Stuart and Vero Beach.

In St. Lucie County Boyer Tile LLC services Port St. Lucie, St. Lucie West, Tradition, Torino, Tesoro, Lake Charles, Lake Forest, Magnolia Lakes, PGA Village, The Vineyards, St James Golf Club, The Cascades, and Fort Pierce.

Bathroom Flooring and Countertop Renovation

Bathroom Flooring and Countertop Renovation.

Ceramic tiling on bathroom flooring and countertop.
Ceramic Tiling on Bathroom Flooring & Countertop.

Rising home prices are an incentive for current homeowners to invest in their homes by upgrading to stone countertops and bathroom flooring. A growing number of these home owners are making renovation choices that can lower their utility bills, while being eco-friendly in the process. Luckily, there are a wealth of “green” options on the market that are tailor-made for the bathroom, one of the most high-traffic areas in most households.

Natural stone and ceramic tiled bathroom flooring have been common features in bathrooms, but many homeowners aren’t aware of just how “green” they are. Natural stone is an abundant resource that doesn’t harm the environment when harvested for building materials. Additionally, many forms of ceramic tile are made with recycled materials and pre-existing tile.

From the walls to the floor, adding tile to your bathroom can instantly ramp up its style.  Tiling options are endless when it comes to choosing the right size, color and texture for your bathroom. Get inspired to add backsplash tile, accent tile along your shower wall, or fill the entire room with tile from floor to ceiling.

These days, manufacturers are creating ceramic tiles with beautiful colors and designs to give consumers more options. Industry experts predict that larger formats and thin tiles will continue to grow in demand as well.

Bathroom Flooring – Natural Stone Countertop Installation.

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If you are looking for the highest quality workmanship at a competitive price, call for a FREE job estimate.

GO TO THIS LINK FOR A SLIDE SHOW OF MY TILE WORK.

My tiling service areas include Port St. Lucie (PSL), Fort Pierce, Stuart and Vero Beach.

In St. Lucie County Boyer Tile LLC services Port St. Lucie, St. Lucie West, Tradition, Torino, Tesoro, Lake Charles, Lake Forest, Magnolia Lakes, PGA Village, The Vineyards, St James Golf Club, The Cascades, and Fort Pierce.

Bathroom Remodeling – Port St. Lucie Bathroom Renovation

Bathroom Remodeling & Renovation.

Bathroom remodeling with floor & tub surround.
Bathroom Remodeling with Floor & Tub Surround.

The bathroom, the most remodeled room in Port St Lucie homes, is a private place that should suit your needs. It is also the most expensive room in the house to renovate. That said, research has shown that bathroom remodeling is highly cost effective, as it increases a home’s value more per dollar spent than any other home renovation project. Often, a bathroom remodeling project is started more from necessity than simply a desire to increase a home’s value or charm. When something breaks or deteriorates in the bathroom, it must be fixed. Because a bathroom is wet and humid, it is a breeding ground for mold and wood damage. If mold or wood damage is part of the problem, there is no option but to fix it. That fix is ofter not quick and simple.

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