Health and comfort have become a very high priority and now the average consumer is looking at life cycle, carbon footprints, recycled content, Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), energy consumption and other environmental-related concerns.
To accommodate the large-format tile applied at the Owen Roberts International Airport, a stain-proof grout was specified from Custom Building Products
October 15, 2018
More than two million visitors arrive each year to experience the pristine color of the Cayman Islands’ famous beaches, waters and coral reefs. To support record levels of travel, Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman has been expanded and renovated with large-format tile.
Rahnee Gladwin is an interior designer, allied member of the American Institute of Architects and member of the Tile Heritage Foundation. Since 1997, she has also worked with stone, glass, metal and ceramics, specializing in custom mosaic design and assembly.
For the renovation of Center in the Square in Roanoke, VA, porcelain and glass tile from Daltile and Oceanside Glass & Tile was used alongside brightly colored terrazzo designs to transform the outdated space into an interactive arts and cultural complex
As the summer winds down, one of the busiest times of the year approaches for us here at TILE. Traveling season. A time when we are able to get out of the office and explore all of the new products and standards that have been developed over the last year.
Flooring adhesive manufacturers have been chasing the moisture resistance levels that were possible with black cut-back adhesives for north of 35 years. This was a solvent-based adhesive, asbestos-containing adhesive, which was extremely durable and water-resistant.
For this edition, we sat down with Christopher Walker, vice president of the northeast region for David Allen Company, Inc. Walker, who currently serves as the first vice president of the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), was named the NTCA Tile Person of the Year in 2017.
It is essential that every aspect of the job be completed according to tile industry standards. A fundamental element in every tile installation job is the levelness of the floor. Ensuring a strong, even foundation for any type of tile can prevent a multitude of problems, such as cracks or lippage.