Porcelain Tile Design Ideas

By |January 5th, 2016|

Porcelain tiles can be used for many different projects and spaces. With creativity and an eye for design, porcelain tiles can be used for almost any project.  With an unlimited amount of designs, textures, and colors, porcelain tile design ideas are endless. We’ve compiled some of our top design ideas for porcelain tiles.

Backsplashes. As we mentioned […]

Ceramic Tile Floor Design Ideas

By |December 2nd, 2015|

We’ve talked about tile flooring before. Here’s why we just can’t say enough about it: it’s a hard surface floor covering that can work in nearly every room of a home; it’s durable; many tiles are waterproof; and it can come in numerous textures, sizes and patterns. While porcelain tile is ceramic, there are a […]

3 Tile Floor Design Ideas to Embrace

By |November 25th, 2015|

Tile – while beautiful in a bathroom setting – does not have to be sequestered there. There are tons of tile floor design ideas and patterns to make this floor covering material worthy of any room. These are our picks for top design ideas for tile floors.

Wood-look Tile

One tile floor design idea we talk about […]

3 Porcelain Tile Patterns You Should Consider

By |November 20th, 2015|

As the flooring industry has established there are virtually thousands of floor covering materials and design visuals to choose from. Porcelain is a popular choice due to its durability and water-resistance. And, if it’s rated high on the PEI rating scale, then it can be used both inside and outside. If porcelain tile is top […]

Why Tile Grout Is Important

By |November 9th, 2015|

We often get questions about tile grout: How thick should it be? How thin can it be? Do I even need grout?

The answer is pretty simple, tile grout is important for all tile installations. The thickness of the grout line depends on whether or not the tile is rectified. Rectified tiles don’t need as much […]

Porcelain Tile vs. Ceramic Tile

By |November 6th, 2015|

When it comes to tile, there are some options out there in the market. At GoHaus, we carry two kinds of tile: porcelain tile and ceramic tile. If you’re in the market for tile and trying to decide between the two, here are the details you need to consider.

How Porcelain Tile and Ceramic Tile is […]

The PEI Rating Scale Explained

By |November 6th, 2015|

If you’ve ever thought that durability and tile did not go together. It’s time to think again. What many people don’t realize until they actually begin to research flooring is that tile is durable (depending on the install location) and there’s a durability scale to prove it.

The Porcelain Enamel Institute created the PEI Rating Scale […]

How to Install Tile

By |November 4th, 2015|

If you’re thinking about adding tile to one or more rooms in your home, we always recommend you consider how to install tile (or any floor, for that matter) before you begin the search for the perfect tile.

Tools Required

Tape measure
Framing square
Marking pencil / china marker
Chalk line
Carpenter’s triangle
Safety glasses
Rubber gloves
Knee pads
Drill and mixing paddle
Spray bottle
Tile trowel
Rubber […]

What Are Rectified Tiles?

By |November 3rd, 2015|

Rectified tiles are a topic that came up recently on our Houzz page from a customer curious about grout lines and whether or not it’s possible to have near non-existent grout lines. We’ll talk more about grout lines in a few, for now let’s stay focused on what rectified tiles are.
Rectified tiles – porcelain or ceramic […]