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Know Your Tile – More Than Style

For our loyal followers that read our monthly blog, the name change will make sense to you. Slice of Style has been a way to showcase our insider design ideas and offer online help to those of you seeking to navigate the design process; however, this past year we adopted…

Slice of Style – Three Ways to Use the Same Tile Throughout

On December 28, 2015, Posted by , In Slice of Style,Stone and Tile Tips, By , , With No Comments

I am often asked whether it’s a good idea to put the same tile on the floor and walls, or if it’s better to create contrast by putting one tile on the floor and another on the wall. The answer is vague, and one of personal preference; however, this month…

Slice of Style – 3 Benefits to Porcelain Wood Imitation Tile

On November 27, 2015, Posted by , In Slice of Style,Stone and Tile Tips, By , , With No Comments

Wood imitation porcelain tile is becoming increasingly popular. With this month’s arrival of the Cypress collection, there is now a total of four different collections available to choose from, a total of 15 colours! Let’s take a look at three of the benefits that porcelain wood imitation can provide: 1….

Slice of Style – Making Tile Selections Easy Peasy

On October 30, 2015, Posted by , In Slice of Style, By , With No Comments

At Tile + Stone Source, we offer complementary in-store design assistance. Feel free to make the most of this service by arriving with everything you need to make your final selection a piece of cake! We get asked all the time to help with tile selections. We understand that at…

Slice of Style – Porcelain vs. Stone

On October 2, 2015, Posted by , In Slice of Style, By ,, , With No Comments

When planning a renovation, you have many decision to make: chrome vs. brass, shower vs. tub—just to name a few. One of the most common questions I get asked is whether porcelain or natural stone is better in a certain application. Let’s take a look at a few pros and…

Slice of Style – Those Finishing Touches

How do you turn a tile job into a work of art? You add all the right finishing touches, of course! When working on you tile selections, it’s easy to over look the tiny details that will really pull the job together and make it look complete. Whether it’s capping…

Two Steps to Caring for Outdoor Stone & Concrete

Welcome to August, and the fast-approaching end of summer. ‘Tis the season to refresh and reseal your exterior products! With the Dry Treat & Hanafinn products now available at Stone Source, you can freshen up your exterior and add curb appeal with two easy steps: 1. Give that stone or…

My Top 4 Jeffrey Court Picks

Stone Source – Tile Source International is excited to announce the newest line of product, Jeffery Court, which just hit our shelves! Jeffery Court tiles are designed by artists. Many are hand-crafted, making them just as unique as you are. With 800 mosaics to choose from, the design options with…

Being Your Own General Contractor

On May 29, 2015, Posted by , In Slice of Style,Stone and Tile Tips, With No Comments

Considering being a General Contractor (GC) for your home renovation? If you are doing a small renovation and trying to cut costs, then this could be a great experience. On the flip side, if you have a very large renovation and a full-time job (i.e. no time to check in…

Upgrade your Exterior for Spring!

Well, spring is upon us. It is time to embark on your exterior projects! Consider adding splitface to the exterior of your house, tiling your deck, or getting that built-in stone barbecue you have been dreaming of! Before you start, you will probably have a few questions or concerns: Is…

Renovating for Return

On March 27, 2015, Posted by , In Slice of Style, By , , With No Comments

Looking for improved resale value? This month’s Slice of Style is for you! Today we are talking about what rooms will give you the most bang for your buck when renovated. It’s fairly simple, actually. Master Bathroom The master bathroom is an oasis for most people, providing the only “alone…

Slice of Style – Size Matters

Last blog we discussed all the many different ways to lay your average 12×24 tile to enhance your space. This blog we will be discussing different size tiles to help enhance the space. Keep in mind all the layouts and see how they can be applied to all the different…