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Marble Floor

Marble Floor

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When we had our house built, I asked the builder to put carpet in the foyer and the two front rooms on either side. He thought we were crazy because "nobody carpets the foyer," he said. However, we...

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tile floor

tile floor

This tile floor involved using Ditra, and then hand laying nearly 400 2x2 tiles all individually and hand cutting 10 x 10 tiles from the current 20 x 20 tiles. 

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Claw Foot Bath Tub = Up Dated Bathroom

Claw Foot Bath Tub = Up Dated Bathroom

This remolded / updated bathroom started with the claw foot tub that my friend gave me. The claw foot tub was bigger than the old tub, so I had to redsign the bathroom (this is my house) in order to...

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Bathroom remodel

Bathroom remodel

Hardwood on the shower floor? Actually, it's tile that looks like wood and creates a whole new look for bathroom shower floors.

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How to Lay Tile Over a Concrete Slab

How to Lay Tile Over a Concrete Slab

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Uncoupling membranes used between a tile floor and a concrete slab should prevent any cracks in the concrete from affecting the tile, but will it lower the thermal mass potential of the concrete?

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Bathroom and Kitchen Design: How to Choose Tile and Plan Tile Layouts

Bathroom and Kitchen Design: How to Choose Tile and Plan Tile Layouts

If you're planning a tile project and want ideas for creating attractive patterns or combining the right colors, these two free chapters will help you get started.

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Pull out cabinet in full bath

Pull out cabinet in full bath

This was a 2nd Floor bathroom remodel ( 5' x 9' )  So space is a premium at best for storage. We came up with the idea of using a media full extension swivel pull out by...

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New Island Opens up Kitchen

New Island Opens up Kitchen

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 This new kitchen island replaced a perpendicular peninsula that closed the kitchen off from the adjacent living areas. By...

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BBQ Enclosure

BBQ Enclosure

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Here is my 3 year old Aussie going into the pool after a long day warching me lay the final tile on a BBQ enclosure I built that included glass block, natural gas hookups, electrical and water for...

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Sizing up Ridgids new tile saw

Sizing up Ridgid's new tile saw

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A few weeks back I sent one of Ridgid’s brand new tile saws to our go-to tile author, Tom Meehan. Now, Tom has been in...

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FROM OLD TO NEW

FROM OLD TO NEW

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OUR KITCHEN WAS COMPLETELY GUTTED. IT ORIGINALLY MEASURED 12X17, AND AFTER THE ADDITION IT MEASURES 18X26. IT HAS A WALK IN BUTLER'S PANTRY AND A WORKING ISLAND THAT COMFORTLY SEATS 4. THERE'S A...

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Sarasota Bathroom - From Blah to Spa

Sarasota Bathroom - From Blah to Spa

Revamping a dated bathroom.  The walls are painted in Soft Jazz by Benjamin Moore.  Vanity top and floors are Carrera marble.  The bath tiles are handmade, giving additional texture to...

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Old style mixed with ultra slick New

Old style mixed with ultra slick New

Cacique Construction (www.cmcdesignbuild.com) specializes in residential interior design and construction.  We have a strong commitment to excellence in craftmanship and service. 

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1950s Makeover,. in and out,.

1950's Makeover,. in and out,.

This was a 1950's house we purchased alittle over a year ago. My wife looked at this house due to its location(nice compromise of space and proximity to city) She visited it 3 times before i saw it...

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Silk Purse from a Sows Ear

Silk Purse from a Sow's Ear

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   The main objective of this kitchen remodel was to create a modern, convenient, unique, and aesthetically pleasing cooking, eating, and entertaining facility out of an old, tiny rambler...

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Livingroom makeover

Livingroom makeover

100 y/o old was remodelled 20+ years ago with lots of paneling that was "in" at the time, I guess.  Fireplace was just a cinderblock opening.  Woodwork was very very dark.  We stripped...

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bath redo

bath redo

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This 1950s bathroom had vinyl tiles on the floor (yes, the ones with speckles in them), baby blue tub, toilet and sink. 1970s fake tile panels on all the walls  (contained stylish tan accents in...

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Bathroom gutter to a gem

Bathroom gutter to a gem

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Initial design had single sink, with door to bathroom leading out to little alcove in hall where built ins for linen existed.  Had outdoor type barn paneling wainscotting and bad faux paint job...

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1981 Contemporary Home Rehab

1981 Contemporary Home Rehab

This kitchen was part of a home rehab project in Oceanside, CA.  The entire house was in the before condition when I purchased it.  Afterwards the entire house was in the same condition as...

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Kitchen

Kitchen

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A well appointed kitchen without the large expense.

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