Mario Martins's blog about tile jobs in progress, before and after shots, interesting things that happen on the job and random thoughts about, well...tile.
|Posted on December 29, 2016 at 3:40 PM|
Watch the transformation of this kitchen with an expertly laid backsplash in an 80/20 split.
|Posted on December 26, 2016 at 4:35 PM|
Old basement bathrooms are small, cramped and usually have crooked walls. Here's a newly completed project in which walls were straightened, and a set of marble shelves was installed in the shower stall. It looks cleaner, brighter and more spacious.
|Posted on February 1, 2016 at 6:15 PM|
A video slideshow of a small condo bathroom that looks double its size with a simple white subway tile, mosaic trim and stone-grey floors.
|Posted on February 1, 2016 at 6:10 PM|
Here's a slideshow taken from a recent tile project in which a backsplash was tiled in a 70/30 split pattern with a stunning white textured tile.
|Posted on April 14, 2015 at 9:05 PM|
This working wood fireplace was transformed into a modern gas one. The owner wanted tile as the surrounds on the wall and floor. Here are some shots of the work in progress.
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|Posted on July 15, 2014 at 5:15 PM|
A homeowner attempted to install a slate backsplash into his kitchen. When he had finished, he called me to fix the resulting mess. Here's a brief look at the job and how I fixed it:
Here's the before shot
Slate is a porous natural material, and as such, ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 21, 2008 at 7:03 PM|
The above tile job was not one of mine, but was one that I noticed at a client's house. One of the major reasons I decided to specialize as a tile installer was because I saw shoddy tile work everywhere. One thing that I have always noticed is how bathroom floors are mainly laid out back-to-front...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 18, 2007 at 11:09 PM|
I was called to inspect a tile job completed recently, in which the homeowner was trying to...Read Full Post »