Palm Beach Floors: 5 Exciting Options to Consider
Flooring fashions don't change very quickly, but they do evolve over time. Remember shag carpeting?
Today's floors are cleaner, sleeker, and more sophisticated than ever. If you are considering an update to the Palm Beach floors in your home or business, then consider these five cutting-edge trends.
Palm Beach Floors -- Wood-Look Flooring
Wood has always been a popular choice for flooring. It's natural, durable, and affordable. But real wood has its drawbacks as well.
For example, natural wo...
Is It Time to Consider New Countertops?
Your kitchen is one of the busiest rooms in your home. In most households, it's the one room where every family member spends at least part of their day.
If your kitchen looks old, outdated, or just plain worn, it could be time for a kitchen renovation. But a cheaper, faster, and more cost-effective solution could be to simply replace your countertops.
Countertops West Palm Beach -- A Whole New Kitchen
While a total replacement of your kitchen could run you tens of thousands of dollars, getti...
At Rico’s Tile, You’re Part of the Family
The tile business today isn't what it used to be.
Like many industries, the past couple of decades have seen an era of more consolidation and less competition. Big flooring tile chains have gobbled up a lot of small, independent businesses and "big box" home improvement chains have driven many others out of the marketplace.
But through it all, Rico's Tile has remained South Florida's premier family-owned tile business. We've been serving our friends and neighbors in our community for many year...
When Is It Time to Replace Your Tile?
One of the best things about having tile floors, countertops, patios, or other areas of your home is that it can last practically forever. For many homeowners, the tile that was there when they moved into their home will still be there when they move out.
But is it ever appropriate to replace tile? If so, when?
Tile Installation West Palm Beach -- Worn and Outdated Tile
While tile is one of the most durable home decorative materials, it really won't last forever. Over time, some tile can be...
Set Realistic Time Frames for Home Improvement Projects
Many homeowners who have had home improvement projects done complain that it always seems to take a lot longer than they expected. But in reality, their time frames probably weren't realistic in the first place.
Doing something as big and complicated as renovating a bathroom or kitchen, adding an addition or covered patio onto your home, or even retiling and redecorating an entryway or foyer takes time, usually more than most people anticipate.
Tile Installation West Palm Beach -- A Matter of ...
New Year’s Is the Time to Plan New Home Upgrades
In just a couple of weeks, we will be toasting in 2018. The New Year brings new opportunities for improving every aspect of your life, including your home.
The time for planning your 2018 home improvement projects is now. This year, make it your New Year's resolution to upgrade your home with new tile floors for your kitchen, bathroom, entryway, patio, or any other area of your home.
Tile West Palm Beach -- Budget for Home Improvements
Many people like to map out their household budget for t...
This Holiday Season, Give Yourself the Gift of Tile
During the holidays, you tend to do a lot for other people. You spend weeks running around looking for the perfect gift. You decorate your home so that it looks perfect for your family, friends, and neighbors. And you spend days preparing the holiday feast.
So don't you deserve a special holiday gift as well? Of course you do!
Flooring West Palm Beach -- The Gift of New Floors
If you've been good this year -- or even if you've been occasionally naughty -- you deserve to treat yourself to new ...
The Clean, Modern Look of Natural Stone Flooring
Professional decorators know that when you want a room to look clean, crisp, and modern, the fastest way to achieve this look is with natural stone flooring.
Flooring materials like tile, marble, and other natural surfaces inherently look cleaner and fresher. They reflect natural light better and they offer clean and crisp lines, especially in big, airy rooms with large windows.
Palm Beach Floors -- Good for Business
One of the reasons so many businesses install natural stone flooring is that...
Aftercare: Maintaining Your Marble Countertop
If you have recently had marble countertops installed in your kitchen or bathroom, you are going to want to protect your investment and keep your luxurious surfaces looking their best.
Cleaning and maintaining marble is essential to preserving its luster and shine. Unlike granite and other common surfaces, top-quality marble is highly sensitive to acidic substances. Liquids like wine, coffee, fruit juices, tomato sauce, and even sodas and toiletry products can stain or etch your marble, leaving...
Marble Can Add a Touch of Color to Your Home
When most people think about granite, marble, and other decorative stone, they typically envision basic black or white.
After all, the marble used to create statues and columns in antiquity was prized for being its purest white. And many of the granite countertops that gained popularity during the past decade or two tended to be either black or grey.
The truth is that decorative stone tiles come in a wide variety of shades. There are even types of stone tiles that feature flecks of color or a...