New Fireplace Tile in One Day!

by Peter Bales | 4th April 2014

There aren’t many tile projects that can be accomplished in one day, but this was the exception.  The homeowner is getting a house ready to sell and the old greenish marble-looking tiles from the 80′s weren’t cutting it for her.  Instead, she wanted something simple and attractive that would compliment the rest of their home. [...] Read More

Details Make the Shower

by Peter Bales | 17th October 2013

Sometimes, less is more.  Other times, let’s go all out!  Showers can range from the very simple to the ornate.  Wow-factor was all over this shower project in Bloomfield. The bathroom was rearranged to take over some space from an adjoining room to make a large luxury shower.  The main tile consisted of 12 x [...] Read More

Tall Kerdi-Board Tile Niche

by Peter Bales | 8th October 2013

In addition to replacing a tub with a shower and making it all match the old tile, I also added a tall niche in the corner next to the bench seat.  These features can be tedious to add to a shower project because there are a lot of tiles to cut and it needs to [...] Read More

Tile Over Brick with Kerdi-Board

by Peter Bales | 17th April 2013

I haven’t had to tile over many masonry walls.  This shower in Freedom, IN started out as a bathtub in a brick addition.  It was meant to be permanent, but the homeowners decided they wanted a tile shower.  What’s the easiest way to tile over a brick wall? Kerdi-Board. Of course, you could try tiling [...] Read More

Bold Green Glass Tile Backsplash

by Peter Bales | 5th March 2013

Some people like to be subtle in their remodeling projects.  That’s when you see an entire house full of beige- kind of boring right!?  Take some risks when you pick out your tile and get something you love.  Don’t worry about what the ‘next guy’ might think (unless you’re planning to sell your home soon…). [...] Read More

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