How to use Tile in a sentence
Cannock has tool, boiler, brick and tile works.
Asheville is a market for live-stock, dairy products, lumber and fruits, and has various manufactories (in which a good water-power is utilized), including tanneries, cotton mills, brick and tile factories, and a wood-working and veneer plant.
Large spots of blood puddled the tile in a dozen places.
He turned and left the room, his boots clicking across the tile floor and then fading as he moved across the hardwood family room floor and down the hall.
Awhile later, the sound of furniture crashing against the tile floor startled her, and she sat up from where she'd been dozing in front of the TV.Advertisement
Lift the back-left tile on the patio and you'll find a key.
Tile chief textile plants are hemp, flax and cotton.
He nearly broke both their necks when he slipped on the wet tile floor as he made his way to the receptionist who directed them to a flight of metal stairs that led downward to an empty hall.
The attendant ushered them into a sterile room of white tile and stainless steel.
She leaned over the edge to see the stone tile at the bottom of the fountain absorb her blood.Advertisement
Tile steam mills give the best results.
More blood trickled onto her tile.
Near Woolwich Common there are brick and tile kilns and sand and chalk pits, and there are extensive marketgardens in the locality.
The inquiries made by this body revealed an unsatisfactory condition in tile national defences, traceable in the main to financial exigencies, and as regards recruiting a new law was brought into force in 1 9071908.
After a prolonged struggle of thirty years, they wrested the whole island from tile Saracens; and Reger, dying in 1101, bequeathed to his son Roger a kingdom in Calabria and Sicily second to none in Europe for wealth and magnificence.Advertisement
The public buildings include the cathedral (1760), the government palace, the municipal palace, the episcopal palace, the church of Santa Ana, a national theatre, a school of arts and trades, a foreign hospital, the former administration building of the Canal Company, Santo Tomas Hospital, the pesthouse of Punta Mala and various asylums. The houses are mostly of stone, with red tile roofs, two or three storeys high, built in the Spanish style around central patios, or courts, and with balconies projecting far over the narrow streets; in such houses the lowest floor is often rented to a poorer family.
The tile mosaics are believed to have come from Morocco.
The spinning and weaving of cotton and the manufacture of hosiery, of both of which Troyes is the centre, are the main industries of the department; there are also a large number of distilleries, tanneries, oil works, tile and brick works, flour-mills, saw-mills and dyeworks.
The town has a cotton-mill, a saw-mill, and tile, coffee and oil works.
Parkersburg is the see of a Protestant Episcopal bishop. Oil, coal, natural gas and fire-clay abound in the neighbouring region, and the city is engaged in the refining of oil and the manufacture of pottery, brick and tile, glass, lumber, furniture, flour, steel, and foundry and machine-shop products.Advertisement
In 1867 she accompanied the emperor to Budapest, s nd took much interest in tile reconciliation with the Magyars.
The town possesses breweries, tanneries, malthouses, flour-mills, saw-mills, brick and tile works, potteries and an iron foundry; its trade in butter is considerable.
Brick, tile, sewer-pipe, and hydraulic cement are manufactured, and there are railway repair shops.
In the vicinity are large deposits of coal, of glass-sand, and of clay suitable for brick and tile.
The city's manufactures include glass, brick, tile, carriages and wagons, agricultural implements, pianos and organs and cigars.Advertisement
Printing works, malting, brick and tile, and agricultural implement works are the chief industries.
Other valuable minerals are clay suitable for making pottery, brick and tile (in 1908 the value of the clay working products was $26,622,490) and sand suitable for making glass.
The city's manufactures include glass, brick, tile, foundry and machine-shop products, &c. In 1905 the factory product was valued at $1,888,894, being 51.4% greater than in 1900.
Industrially and commercially Lemberg is the most important city in Galicia, its industries including the manufacture of machinery and iron wares, matches, stearin candles and naphtha, arrack and liqueurs, chocolate, chicory, leather and plaster of Paris, as well as brewing, corn-milling and brick and tile making..
He made a pilgrimage to tile Holy Land, and visited various monasteries of his order; but he is famous as the author of some Annales.
Iron manufactures are extensive; there are also brick and tile works and breweries.
They come from tile adjacent continent of Asia, and they de- Wind velop considerable strength owing to the fact that there is an average difference of some 22 mm.
Decoration with vitrifiable enamels over the glaze, though it began to be practised at Owari about the year 1840, never became a speciality of tile place.
W., are large encaustic tile works.
He was on his way back to Switzerland when tile landgrave of Hesse Cassel named him professor of history.
Bituminous coal, natural gas and oil abound in the vicinity; the river provides excellent water-power; the borough is a manufacturing centre of considerable importance, its products including iron and steel bridges, boilers, steam drills, carriages, saws, files, axes, shovels, wire netting, stoves, glass-ware, scales, chemicals, pottery, cork, decorative tile, bricks and typewriters.
Among, the city's manufactures are refined oil, Portland cement, vitrified brick and tile, glass, asphalt, ice, cigars, drilling machinery, and flour.
Among the leading products are those of the furnaces, foundries and machine shops, flour and grist mills, planing mills, creameries, bridge and iron works, publishing houses and a packing house; and brick, tile, pottery, patent medicines, furniture, caskets, tombstones, carriages, farm machinery, Portland cement, glue, gloves and?hosiery.
All over the town are scattered beautiful Buddhist temples, which with their coloured tile roofs and gilded spires give it a peculiar and notable appearance.
Those of economic value are kaolin, mined chiefly in the vicinity of Hockessin, New Castle county, the static kaolin product being exceeded in 1903 only by that of Pennsylvania among the states of the United States; granite, used for road-making and rough construction work, found near Wilmington; and brick and tile clays; but the value of their total product in 1902 was less than $500,000.
The common bricks made in New York in 1908 were valued at $5,066,084, an amount in excess of that in any other state; and the total value of brick and tile products was $7,270,981, being less than that of Ohio, Pennsylvania or Illinois.
There are ship and boat building yards, engineering works, lead and copper smelting works, cement works and brick and tile works.
Cotton mills, iron foundries, brick and tile works, and collieries employ the large industrial population.
Good clays for the manufacture of tile and brick are found at numerous places.
Rice-mills, saw-mills and a few distilleries of locally consumed liquor, one or two brick and tile factories, and here and there a shed in which coarse pottery is made, are all Siam has in the way of factories.
Brick, potter's and tile clays are obtained most largely along the west border of the Coastal Plain, and fire-clay from the coal region of West Maryland; in 1907 the value of clay products was $1,886,362.
Growth of tile Nation in Population.If the I9th century was remarkable with respect to national and urban growth the world over, it was particularly so in the growth of the United States.
Zanesville is an important centre for tha manufacture of art and domestic pottery, plain and ornamental tile, building and paving bricks, and other clay products.
There remain many public edifices and dwellings of the colonial period, severely plain in appearance, with heavy stone walls and tile roofs.
Glass houses, paper-mills, potteries, tile works and tobacco-pipe works are numerous.
Tile limit of profitable cultivation has almost been reached.
Among the manufactures of Fishkill Landing are rubber-goods, engines (Corliss) and other machinery, hats, silks, woollens, and brick and tile.
The area within the walls is a vast expanse of cultivated land, unbroken by any vestige of antiquity; yet the soil is thick with tile and potsherd, and in hot summers the unevenly growing corn reveals the remains of streets beneath the surface.
In 1908 the state ranked first in the value of its output of brick and tile ($ 18, 9 81, 743), which was 14.74% of the entire product of the United States, and was second only to Ohio in the total value of its clay products ($14,842,982), which was 11.14% of that for the entire country.
Among the manufactures are agricultural implements (particularly ploughs), machine-shop and foundry products (particularly mining-cars and equipment), flour, cigars, cigarboxes, brooms, and bricks and tile.
There are iron foundries, breweries, distilleries, rope and sail works, coachbuilding yards, steam joinery works, and brick and tile works.
The vessel may be a flower-pot sawn in two, so that the halves may be bound together when used, or it may be a flower-pot or box with a side slit which will admit the shoot; this vessel is to be filled compactly with suitable porous earth, the opening at the slit being stopped by pieces of slate or tile.
Iron mines are also worked in the Jura, while the Heimberg potteries, near Thun, produce a locally famous ware, and there are both quarries of building stone and tile factories.
The city is situated in an important broom-corn raising district, and has broom factories, a tile factory and planing mills.
Coal and iron ore abound in the vicinity, and the city, manufactures iron, steel, tin plate, electrical and telephone supplies, shovels, boilers, leather, flour, brick and tile, salt, furniture and several kinds of vehicles.
The better sort of houses in Manila have two storeys, the lower one built of brick or stone and the upper one of wood, roofed with red Spanish tile or with corrugated iron; the upper storey contains the living-rooms, and the lower has servants' rooms, store-houses, stables, carriage-houses and poultry yards.
Hornell has extensive car shops of the Erie railroad, and among its manufactures are silk goods (silk gloves being a specially important product), sash, doors and blinds, leather, furniture, shoes, white-goods, wire-fences, foundry and machine shop products, electric motors, and brick and tile.
Tile standstone range of the Elbe tinites in the east with the low Lusatian group, along the east of which runs the best road from northern Germany to Bohemia.
Animal and vegetable tex tile materials and wares thereof 98,540 92,105 78,086 70,343
Both the Bundesrat and the Reichstag meet in annual sessions convoked by tile emperor who has the right of proroguing and dissolving the Diet; but the prorogation must not exceed 60 days, and in case of dissolution new elections must be ordered within 60 days, and the new session opened within 90 days.
In the west the Alamanni and the descendants of the Marcomanni, now called Baiouarii (Bavarians), had broken through the frontiers of the Roman provinces of Vindelicia The Rurand Noricum at the beginning of the gth century, gundians while the Vandals together with some of the Suebi andother and the non-Teutonic Alani from tile east crossed tribes.
The nation now plucked bitter fruit from the seed planted by Otto the Great in assuming the imperial crown and by a long line of kings and emperors in lavishing worldly power upon tile church.
The Austro-Prussian alliance had been only an interlude in tile great drama in which the two powers were playing rivul parts.
There are large iron works (including foundries and factories for engines, boilers, chains and cables), shipbuilding yards, glass manufactories, chemical, soap and candle works, brick and tile works, breweries and tanneries.
A piece of a large tile, and part of a glazed vase, have the royal titles and name of Menes, originally in violet inlay in green glaze.
Grand Rapids manufactures carpet sweepers - a large proportion of the whole world's product, - flour and grist mill products, foundry and machine-shop products, planing-mill products, school seats, wood-working tools, fly paper, calcined plaster, barrels, kegs, carriages, wagons, agricultural implements and bricks and tile.
In addition to these and the cotton and jute mills there are indigo factories, rice mills, timber mills, coffee works, oil mills, iron and brass foundries, tile factories, printing presses, lac factories, silk mills, and paper mills.
Brewing and brick and tile making are carried on.
But tile point B must also move at right angles to AB in the case under consideration.
Among the manufactures are zinc spelter-there are large smelters here-clay products (chiefly vitrified brick, sewer pipe and tile; the clay being obtained from a great underlying bed of shale), blasting powder, packinghouse products and planing-mill products.
The town has a sub-prefecture, a tribunal of first instance, and a communal college among its institutions; and it has tile and mosaic works and flour-mills, and manufactories of boots and shoes and brooms. There is trade in truffles, fruit, wine, &c.
There are lead and zinc smelters, and a large vitrified brick and tile factory.
At Arcachon they are arranged in piles each layer being transverse to the one below, so that the space formed by the concavity of the tile is kept open.
Tile rebellion of the asafu d-daula, maternal uncle of the shah, was punished by exile, while his son, after giving trouble to his opponents, and once gaining a victory over them, took shelter with the Turcomans.
Tile choice was an admirable one; he was honest, hard-working, and liberal according to his lights; and the services of a loyal and capable adviser were secured for the new rgime.
It is engaged in farming, fishing, the manufacture of brick, tile, cotton fabrics and furniture, and the building of boats.
With potassium bichromate solution, which is yellow, the iron solution becomes green from the chromium chloride or sulphate formed, and the end of the reaction is determined by removing a drop of the solution on the stirring-rod and adding it to a drop of a dilute solution of potassium ferricyanide on a white tile.
So long as the solution contains a ferrous salt, the drop on the tile changes to blue; hence the absence of a blue coloration indicates the complete oxidation of all the ferrous salt and the end of the reaction.
In New Jersey the mining of clays is more important than in any other state, the amount mined and sold in 1902 being a third of the entire output of the United States, and the amount in 1907 (44 0, 1 3 8 tons) being more than one-fifth of all clay mined and sold in the United States; and in 1907 in the value of clay products ($16,005,460; brick and tile, $9,019, 834, and pottery, $6,985,626) New Jersey was outranked only by Ohio and Pennsylvania.
In 1905 the value of brick and tile manufactured in the state was $1,830,080.
Its important collieries and lead mines; fire-brick, tile, earthenware, mineral oil, tinplate and nail manufactures, tanneries, breweries and malt-houses, have made Mold the business centre of the county.
A tile of white porcelain with a black pattern on it will, if heated red-hot, show the pattern bright on a darker ground.
Enid is situated in a flourishing agricultural and stock-raising region, of which it is the commercial centre, and has various manufactures, including lumber, brick, tile and flour.
It has various manufactures, including gypsum, plaster, oatmeal, brick and tile, sewer pipe, pottery, foundry and machine-shop products, and shoes.
The town also possesses potteries, decorative tile works, iron foundries, agricultural implement works and flour-mills.
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Matilda had a few genuine partisans, such as her half-brother Robert, earl of Gloucester, tile illegitimate son of Henry I., btit the large majority of those who took arms in her name were ready to sell their allegiance to either candidate in return for lands, or grants of rank or privilege.
Unfortunately for England his ambition was to be tile mirror of chivalry rather than a model administrator He took up and abandoned great enterprises with equal levity; he was reckless in the spending of money; and in times of trouble he was careless of constitutional precedent, and apt to push his prerogative to extremes.
There can be small doubt that both the duchess and tile German King (Maximilian had succeeded, to his fathers crown in 1493) were perfectly well aware that they were aiding a manifest fraud.
Its leaders were obscure and usually illiterate men, who delighted to propound their theories for the universal reformation of society and the state in rhetoric of which tile characteristic phrases were borrowed from the tribune of the Jacobi.
The gas developed by the coal near the mouth of the retort is quickly washed out into the ascension pipe by the push of the gas behind, and the period for which it has been exposed to the radiant heat from the walls of the retort is practically nil; whilst the gas evolved in the portion of the retort farthest from the mouthpiece has only its own rate of evolution to drive it forward, and has to traverse the longest run possible in tile retort, exposed during the whole of that period to radiant heat and to contact with the highly heated surface of the retort itself.
It has an active trade in agricultural produce, and some spinning-mills and tile and pottery works.
Among these may be mentioned improved methods of ploughing, tile drainage, use of the press drill, which results in greater immunity against winter killing, crop rotation, and, to a very small extent, fertilization.
His son Enrique (Henry) was, killed by the fall of a tile three years later; and Berengaria, to whom the crown came, sent to Leon for her son Fernando, and abdicated in his favor.
In 1846 Europe was scandalized by the ignominious intrigues connected with tile young queens marriage.
On May 28th in tile House of Commons he spoke on the same subject, and declared "if you are to give a preference to the colonies, you must put a tax on food."
It is in the Kansas natural-gas field, ships large quantities of grain, and has a large zinc oxide smelter and a large oil refinery, and various manufactures, including vitrified brick and tile, flour, lumber, chemicals, window glass, bottles, pottery and straw boards.
Some farmers on tile uplands between the valleys in western Nebraska irrigate by means of wind-mills, and although the underground water is 175 ft.
Of manufactures not dependent upon agriculture perhaps the most promising is that of brick and tile products (valued at $839,815 in 1900 and at $1,131,913 in 1905), and the largest in 1905 was the manufacture and repair of steam railway cars (valued at $2,624,461 in 1900 and at $4,394,685 in 1905).
He was born about 1207 and died, while still a boy, by the fall of a tile from a roof.
Abdel Kader Pasha was asked to undertake tile work, and he agreed on the understanding that he would be supported, and that the policy of abandonment was not to be announced.
It also possesses a boot-making industry, brick and tile works, and lime works.
A small team of four vamps approached the window and stopped at the edge of where the carpet from the hallway met the tile of the foyer.
Huge surfaces were decorated with facings of carved arabesques and glazed tile work.
The ridge tile should be neatly drilled in the center to allow the fixing to pass through into the ridge batten or board below.
Mark a 120 x 180mm wide rectangle on the underlay directly below the tile batten where the vent is to be fixed.
Existing hard flooring such as PVC Composition tiles (including bitumen based ' Marley ' tiles) Tile may be left in place.
Go through the main entrance to have a look at the entrance hall with its glazed tile dados.
The dumps of demolition debris principally comprise limestone rubble, but also some tile, op sig and mortar.
Steep pitched clay tile roofs with pitched roof dormers.
Red brick with granite rubble stone plinth and brick eaves and corrugated tile roof with brick crow stepped coped gables.
Ceramic tile, stainless steel, or sheetrock painted with high gloss enamel meet this requirement.
Return to top Can anybody fix tiles, or should you use a specialist tile fixer?
All tile clip designs have a better uplift resistance than head nail fixings.
I agree with her, the mosaic glass cutters are much better than tile nippers.
To grout the tile joints in the pool, ARDEX-FLEX FL gray rapid setting flexible grout the tile joints in the pool, ARDEX-FLEX FL gray rapid setting flexible grout was used.
Erosion of tile grout is the most common indicator that the water is calcium hungry.
In Very Severe exposure zones the walls should be protected by some form of impervious cladding e.g. tile hanging or weather boarding.
In MahJong Suite 2006, you play traditional mah-jongg-type games with classical mah-jongg tile sets and millions of possible combinations.
Dalzell, Dickinson, and Co have a brick and tile manufactory, near Holborn Hill.
Miscellaneous Items - Pieces of contemporary metalwork, tile and ceramics were also found among the soil removed from the trenches.
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Good exterior mosaic tile patterning and a big bold nameplate.
I've started to snip up the crockery using tile nippers, but there's more work to be done.
A small piece of clay roof tile was also found.
One step down from the tower to a decorated tile floor; benches on raised wooden planking.
Fixing Each hip tile needs to be nailed into the hip rafter, or a hip batten greater than 25mm thick.
Newly remodeled bathrooms with Master bath floor to ceiling tile, Guest bath tile 6 foot up.
It is built of coursed square limestone rubble, with an old plain tile roof.
The saint with a tile loose is a bit too sacred, I guess, to be parodied.
Jim Chettle wielded a tile nail remover for use by a roof slater.
Most of the fabrics are typical York products and probably belong to peg tile, rather than nib.
Will the heat affect the tile adhesive or tile adhesive or tiles?
Apart from Mount Temple there are few exterior chimneys; most properties have ridge tile vents.
Easily removed with the tile, they allow access to the ceiling void.
Externally the barn is clad in traditional treated black weatherboard under a new hand made clay tile roof.
This operation had been prepared by Signor Luzzatti under Signor Sonninos leadership, and although carried out by Signor Maiorano it was Luzzatti who deservedly reaped the honor and glory; the bill was presented, discussed and voted by both Houses on the 29th of June, and by tIle 7th of July the conversion was completed most successfully, showing on how sound a basis Italian finance was now placed.
It falls on tile tenth, and two or three following days, of the last month, Dhu-l-hijja, when the pilgrims each slay a ram, a he-goat, a cow or a camel in the valley of Mind in commemoration of the ransom of Ishmael with a ram.
Several important industrial establishments lie along the bay, including large lead and silver works at Pertusola (see Lerici), submarine cable works, a shipyard at Muggiano for the construction of mercantile vessels up to io,000 tons, a branch of the Vickers Terni works for armour plate, several motorboat works, brick and tile works, &c.
Captain Beaufort was the first to visit several places on the sea-coast, and the remarkable rock-hewn tombs of Telmessus had been already described by Dr Clarke, but it was Sir Charles Fellows who first discovered and drew attention to the extraordinary richness of tile district in ancient remains, especially of a sepulchral character.
In consulting the work of Fleury and its supplement, tile general table of contents, published by Rondel, Paris, 1758, i vol.
Among its public buildings are the government palace, the legislative and municipal hall, the "Quatro de Setembro" theatre, Misericordia hospital, public market, sanitation and public works, building, courts, police headquarters, barracks, &c. The town is characteristically Portuguese in appearance, its buildings being one or two stories in height, plastered and frequently coloured outside, with large rooms, thick walls, and tile roofs to ensure coolness.
Among the natural products of the soil of Spain, in regard to quantity, wines come next to cereals, but the only wines which have Wines, a world-wide reputation are those of the south, those of Alicante, of Malaga, and more particularly those which take the name of sherry, from the town of Jerez, in tile neighborhood of which they are grown (see WINE).
This contained a fill of dark brown and black soil, and large quantities of pottery, tile, animal bone and building debris.
Paint which is sound should be roughened slightly to give the tile something to grip.
Using a tile sander, smooth over the cut edges of the tile.
Place a saucer or tile on the top to keep the wet out.
I have a car showroom floor to tile that has a ceramic tile floor already.
Modern slab floor with a tile surround; exposed masonry with deeply splayed apertures.
Bitmaps are used in X for defining clipping regions, cursor shapes, icon shapes, and tile and stipple patterns.
All the floors were of terrazzo tile capable of being washed.
Will the heat affect the tile adhesive or tiles?
There is a well equipped kitchen/dining room with original beams and quarry tile flooring.
The kiln was possible involved in the production of both pots and tile and was found to be heavily truncated by later medieval activity.
Heavily vitrified brick, hand made clay tile roof.
Baptism wall tile-A hand-painted tile featuring details of the baptism can be hung in the child's room.
It includes listings for asphalt shingle, wood shake, tile, metal, natural slate, and flat, foam, and single ply roofing contractors.
If you are having tile added to your bathroom or if you plan on finishing it off with a particular color of paint, have a paint or tile sample with you when you look at shower modules.
Once you have decided on the size and shape of the pool, you can decide whether you want a tile or a simple concrete pool.
Professional tile installation is more expensive because of the skilled workers needed for this.
While carpet appears pricey at first, it's actually quite affordable in comparison to something like tile or wood flooring.
Household cleaners, vinyl tile, laminate flooring, paints, and carpets, all give off chemicals that pollute the air.
It helps in scrubbing although baking soda should not be used on marble, granite, Corian or tile.
Change your bathroom tile to give your bathroom a new lease on life.
The five-story structure is made of cream-colored Indiana limestone topped with an ochre terra cotta tile roof.
The massive 70-room, 130,000-square foot mansion was modeled after the grand palazzos of 16th century Turin, Italy, embellished by such details as 45-foot tall Corinthian columns and mosaic tile ceilings.
The roof is made of terra cotta tile and white Vermont marble is used liberally throughout the house.
Replace dark colored bathroom tile with lighter colors.
The wood floors can continue throughout the home or they can be accompanied by natural stone, slate or ceramic tile.
A vintage accessory such as an antique Persian rug could be added to a modern, laminate or tile floor.
Tuscan kitchen design is characterized by the use of ceramic and rough-textured tile, stone counters, wood furniture, and a cheerful, bright ambience.
Rough stucco walls or limed-washed complement sleek patterned ceramic tile borders, back-splashes, and polished stone countertops.
Tile - Ceramic and clay tile is another important element in a Tuscan kitchen.
Rough, irregular tile; highly-polished glazed tiles, often with painted Italian designs; and terra cotta clay tiles are all commonly used for countertops, back-splashes, and floor coverings.
The scenery of Tuscany is dominated by terracotta tile roofs, fields of lavender or sunflowers, and towering cypress trees.
Other characteristic features of Tuscany interior design include wrought iron accents, tile mosaics, and rustic florals.
Embellishments like nail head trim, gold leaf, tile accents, metal hardware, and mosaic inlays enhance the interest of these furniture pieces.
Hardwood, tile or vinyl floors are the best choices for easy clean up.
Typically crafted out of tile or glass fragments, mosaics are works of art that can embellish furniture, backsplashes, floors, or accessories.
Flooring in Mediterranean decor and interior design is generally a hard surface like wood or tile.
The other top choice for Mediterranean style flooring is to use ceramic, stone, or terracotta tile.
However, if you love the look of color, there are many beautiful ceramic tile designs and colors to choose from.
There's a type of ceiling tile for every style of interior design and also for every budget.
Tile lines offer a variety of sizes and materials that can be combined in many ways.
Solar gain and dispersing it throughout the home is achieved with the use of stone and tile.
One of the best design elements of a Mediterranean home is the use of tile.
Tile makes an excellent choice for an elegant statement.
You can break up the wall space of a large bathroom by using two different elements like tile and paint or wallcovering.
Traditionally, minimalism has favored hard flooring, such as wood, concrete, or tile, over carpet.
Floors should also be an easy to clean material like vinyl or tile.
Many houses built today come with wall-to-wall carpeting because it's cheaper than ceramic tile or hardwood floor.
You may have hardwood floors or ceramic tile floors where floor pillows can help make your family more comfortable when playing games on the floor.
When looking for bathroom tile design ideas it is important to consider several factors before delving into the many styles, colors and configurations that you can choose from.
However, depending on what pattern or scheme you choose, tile can make or break the design of your bathroom.
Once you have determined these elements, you then have a wide variety of tiles and tile designs to choose from.
For example, if you have a really tiny bathroom, consider a tile pattern that covers the floor, walls and ceiling.
One of the best ways to decide what type of pattern and color scheme you like is to look through home design magazines and visit local tile design shops.
Whether your look is highly traditional or extremely contemporary, a metal tile scheme--including stainless steel, copper, or recycled aluminum--can provide excellent wow factor for your bathroom.
Although wood has a bad reputation for rooms that are exposed to water, the newest hardwood tile versions are much more resilient to mold and mildew.
Although glass tile used to be an expensive material, today prices are incredibly reasonable because of the proliferation of manufacturers.
If you decide to use glass tile, there is an incredible color palette to choose from as well as a range of finishes, from glossy to flat.
If you are looking for a more modern look, consider using glass tile on your walls and floors.
Many glass tile companies offer mosaic tiles, which can be configured into an incredible array of patterns.
Choose a smaller size of tile for a shower or bathtub surround.
When choosing bathroom tile design ideas there are a few important concepts to avoid entirely.
Bathroom tile designs can transform your bathroom décor.
You can find tile designs for your bathroom floors, walls and shower stalls.
Does the tile design have a universal appeal or is your choice too personal?
If reselling your home is not a concern, then you have the flexibility to create a very personalized bathroom by selecting tile designs based solely on your personal taste.
The object with selecting tile size is not to overpower the space with too big tile squares.
A tile border is a great way to add interest and introduce another design motif and element.
To make a dramatic statement, you could choose a different color for this tile.
Don't forget that you can use accent pieces of contrasting or matching tile to add a greater design element to your overall tile design.
You can place small tile squares as spacer between the larger tiles turned to at an angle for a diamond shape.
The same technique can be used on the wall or along a tile border.
A growing number of new home designs are carrying the tile to the ceiling.
If you opt to tile the walls, you can take the tile to the ceiling or three-fourths the height of the wall or to a chair rail height.
You'll need a large bathroom to use a non-full wall of tile, however, or risk making your room look chopped up and smaller than it is.
The lighting in your home, especially a bathroom that may have little to no natural light, is different from that of a tile store.
Take tile samples home to place in your bathroom and see if the color is truly what you want.
You may try to visualize the end result of your new bathroom tile project, but find it difficult to get an overall feel for how the floor mass will look.
Take the tile sample and hold it level with floor and lift in front of you to eye level.
Position the tile so while you're holding it, the corner matches up with the opposite corner of the room and train your gaze along the line of the tile.
What happens is an optical illusion so all that you see are the corner walls and the tile that appears like a floor.
If you're going to order tile online, you need to see a sample either by going to a local store or ordering a sample before you purchase.
Monitor color settings can greatly differ from the authentic color of the tile.
Make sure you understand the manufacturer's recommendation for proper care of the bathroom tile designs carried by the store and begin immediately to enjoy your new bathroom.
Chalkboard paint is essentially flat latex paint that is mixed with unsanded tile grout.
When the paint is mixed with the tile grout, it creates a surface that you can write on with chalk and erase.
Start with a can of flat finish latex paint, stir in unsanded tile grout and glaze medium, and you're ready to go!
When the paint job starts to degrade you can either replace the tile or apply another temporary coat of paint.
If you want to give these rooms a makeover but want to keep your renovation budget down, consider painting the existing tile.
Use a tile and grout cleaner to do the job.
Painting bathroom tile is an ideal way to give your bathroom a quick makeover without going to a lot of trouble or expense.
There are many finishes available for counter tops, from tile to solid stone like granite or marble or even stainless steel.
Typically the counter finish complements your color scheme rather than takes center stage, unless you choose a dramatic tile pattern, such as decorative glass or mosaic tile, that wraps the backsplash and up the wall to form an accent area.
Neutral tile or hardwood can be accented with colorful rugs that tie into your kitchen color scheme.
While the words "hand painted tile" may bring to mind images of flat, white tiles with an image of a piece of fruit or a fruit basket on them, made popular during the 80s and 90s, today's hand painted tiles are completely different.
Three dimensional tiles with the image in relief are painstakingly painted in rich details to make the decorative tile a true work of art.
Some companies, such as Pratt & Larson of Portland, Oregon, spray a base glaze onto each tile.
The tile is then hand painted in either a pre-set palette of colors, or painted in colors chosen by the customer from the company's more than 300 colors.
The result from a company like this is a hand painted tile filled with subtle details and personalized to fit your exact décor.
These tiles are hand dipped in vats of glaze, one by one to give you a tile with a very personal touch.
Arts and Crafts tile producer, Motawi subtly imprints their tiles during their forming process.
These tiles are made of compressed clay dust; while they are compressed the shape of the image is imbedded in the top of the tile.
Since each artist will have a different touch with the brush, taking up more or less glaze at a time, each tile will be subtly different and unique.
Consider the following types of tile for your décor.
Consider playful touches, such as using a 2-inch decorative tile of a cricket placed just at the place where your fireplace surround joins your hearth.
Sometimes your kitchen backsplash will be a very simple off white subway tile.
But if you're using a glass tile, or a handmade tile that has some variation in it, why not pick up one of the secondary colors to use for your wall color?
Cover the back of each tile with the glue, and press them one by one onto the ceiling.
With the favorite use of tile backsplashes and fruit themed tile borders, rugs have kept up with the new style demands and reflect many of the modern versions of fruit-themed area rugs.
Every detail must be selected from light fixture to roof shingle or tile choice.
While you may wish to use wood flooring, the more authentic look for your kitchen floor is flagstone, terra cotta tile, brick, and other stone flooring.
Whether you choose to use wall paint, acrylic or oil paint, mosaic tile or even reusable vinyl wall art, fun wall murals can be created anywhere in your home.
Mosaic tile murals may seem like the height of elegance and beauty, as well as expense.
Wall tile layout patterns and backsplash designs can be created easily when you pay attention to the size of the space and the size of the tile.
Most modern kitchens will have a space left for backsplash tile that measures 18-inches from the top of the counter to the underside of the cabinets.
You can fill your backsplash with one type of tile, one tile along the counters and another behind the cooktop, or a mix of two tiles throughout both areas.
By keeping the height of the backsplash in mind, you can choose a pattern and size of tile that fits well.
The first thing to consider when determining wall tile patterns for your backsplash is the type of tile.
Any tile can be used on the backsplash, including glass, stone, ceramic or porcelain.
Additionally, you can use any size tile to cover your wall with as well.
How you go about choosing the material and size of your backsplash tile depends on the look you wish to achieve.
The next row can use a half tile on the bottom and a full tile on top.
Use mosaics all over your backsplash for a contemporary look, or create a focal point behind your cooktop with mosaic tiles while you use a more traditional tile along the counters.
Subway tile is the name given to any rectangular shaped tiles.
The traditional size for a subway tile is 3 x 6-inches, but you can find these tiles in 1 x 2-inches, 4 x 8-inches, 2 x 6-inches or even 4 x 12-inches.
Consider laying one tile straight along your counter before switching to the diagonal for two rows.
Go back to a straight set tile just beneath your cabinets.
Additional wall tile layout patterns and backsplash ideas include multiple looks and techniques depending on your tile and tastes.
Run a decorative border one full tile up from the countertop, and use this same border to create a picture frame around the area behind the stove.
Use a tile mural behind your cooktop, and scatter matching decorative tiles through the field on the counters.
Use a chair rail tile that matches the field tile on the counters as a frame around the mosaics.
Ceramic tile can be installed in many patterns while stone and wood are more static.
Ceramic tile design ideas can be easily created when you grasp the overall style of the space.
Ceramic tile comes in so many styles and finishes it's easy to create the tile design of your dreams.
There are three basic types of ceramic tile on the market for you to choose from today.
Handmade ceramic tile has had at least some contact with human hands during its creation.
Handmade ceramic tile may be extruded in long pieces on machines that are cut and stacked by hand, or it may be pressed and molded into boxes by an artisan.
In any case, a handmade ceramic tile is sure to bring a lot of character to your home.
Sizes will vary from tile to tile, giving a unique appearance to the design.
Machine made wall tile is handled solely by machinery from start to finish.
The resulting tile will have square edges, a flat surface and smooth appearance.
If you're looking for inspiration, consider these ceramic tile design ideas for various areas of your home.
For a fireplace surround with a lot of character, use in a family room or other informal area, consider handmade tile mosaics.
For modern kitchens, use a machine made ceramic tile in a bold hue and intricate design, such as red mosaic tiles in a repeating pattern.
For traditional kitchens, consider a handmade subway tile with a decorative tile border running through it.
Select a ceramic floor tile with a varying colored glaze.
Select two colors of tile, and run the lighter color throughout the shower while the darker color is set in three rows, one at the bottom, one in the center and one at the top of the shower for clean look.
Use a solid colored tile in a deep color, such as gold with a repeating pattern to waist height in the shower.
Top this tile with a lighter color border and finish off with a plain tile with a soft, old fashioned glaze on top.
The three sections of tile will provide interest and detail with formal beauty and design.
Ceramic tile design ideas are endless when you consider the possibilities of shape, color, style and space.
Ornate mirrors accented with black iron or tile work.
Tile and mosaic borders or decorative tiles hung individually to create a pattern.
Install a colorful mosaic tile or metal back splash for instant character.
The wall tile was a mint green typically bordered with black tiles; however, pink was often used instead of the green.
The Spanish influence on architecture by way of Mexico certainly brings quite a bit to the design elements such as terra cotta tile flooring and terra cotta tile roofs.
Popular color schemes included black and white, such as a checkered tile floor, with accents of bold colors such as red, turquoise and pink.
Take a room's color cues from accent colors present in wall art, throw rugs, window draperies or tile.
Tuscany is full of old stone, tile and texture.
Embossed, handmade tile borders which incorporate the fleur de lis design can be used anywhere in the bathroom.
Complement the border with handmade tiles in a lighter color on the walls and a rich, dark floor tile to anchor the design.
Tile is a good idea because it's easy to clean and won't get damaged by any chemicals that might spill (like bleach).
As one of the largest tile, stone and bathroom furniture manufacturing and distributing services in the United States today, Walker Zanger sets the stage for today's interior design trends.
From ceramic tile to stone countertops, Walker Zanger has products for every homeowner.
This allows homeowners to purchase large quantities of tile, stone, accents or bathroom vanities and know that they will arrive within 3 - 4 weeks of purchase.
A tile pattern can enhance any room of the home.
Studio Moderne breaks open the ceramic tile playing field with textured, large format tiles in brilliant shapes and colors.
Bathroom tile can now take on the appearance of three-dimensional wall paper with looks that move from contemporary to old world.
Borders made of wood, stone and tile that are the perfect complement to hardwood floors, and lines that incorporate stone, glass and ceramic are available to set your home apart from the others.
While Walker Zanger does have showrooms available, most of their products can be purchased through tile showrooms in your area.
Use it to narrow down your hunt for the perfect bathroom tile or mudroom floor.
Once you've found it, use the showroom locator feature to see the tile in person, borrow a sample to take home for a few days and place your order.
If a problem exists, bring it to the attention of the tile showroom you purchased it from immediately to ensure that it gets corrected in time for you to complete your job.
Walker Zanger has one of the largest inventories of tile and stone available.
Mohawk is a flooring company that offers hardwood, carpet, laminate and ceramic tile flooring in addition to their rugs.
Different types of pads are available for hard flooring such as wood, tile, marble or wall to wall carpet.
Walker Zanger tile will give your home a sophisticated and stylish look.
Walker Zanger has over 55 years of a stellar reputation in the stone tile industry as a manufacturer and distributor of some of the world's best tiles.
The company carries high-grade quality tile offered in a wide variety of styles and designs.
You may have been in homes and other buildings that were created with this company's tile products and admired the craftsmanship.
Several reasons mark the ongoing demand for Walker Zanger tile.
If you want to make an impressive floor tile design statement the moment guests walk into your home, then you may just need a floor medallion for your foyer.
In addition to floor tile, you can select some very decorative wall tiles for use in entryways, dining rooms, kitchens, and bathroom.
In addition to gorgeous tile designs, Walker Zanger also creates hand-carved stone fireplaces made from solid pieces of Italian Travertine or French limestone.
There's no lack of creativity when it comes to Walker Zanger tile and your own creative ideas.
Collaborate with your contractor in finding the right tile worker who can help you bring your ideas into reality for that special look you and your family will enjoy for years to come.
Recessed cabinets are available framed or unframed, are always mirrored, and can be trimmed out in the bathroom tile for a cohesive design.
A rug without backing will require a second purchase if going on top of hardwood, laminate or tile.
With more floor choices, people were disheartened to spend extra money for a chic looking hardwood floor or tile floor, only to have it covered up with an equally expensive are rug.
If you have hardwood or tile floors in your master bedroom, a large area rug placed under the bed with about 3 feet extra on either side will give your feet a soft, warm landing in the morning.
Look for toilets that allow you to customize their front with inset panels of stone or tile and sinks made of metal, leather or stone for a more authentic look.
Seal and paint the basement floor or install ceramic tile.