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Add interest to your home or office with “versa-tile” TILE!

Aboriginal art

Have you noticed the connection between tile and fashion? Fabric designs replicated onto porcelain and ceramic tiles offer unique and creative options. Checks, pinstripes, ethnic embroidery, tapestry, and brocade create interesting textural effects. Aboriginal art is an ethnic trend in interior design, and Johnson Tiles collaborated with Aboriginal artists to reproduce their fabric designs onto tile.   Also on trend with the fashion industry is the use of style elements such as organic, rustic, geometric, and metallic and 3D.  Whether you prefer tile constructed of metal or porcelain tile made to look like metal, just about any material or finish is available. For that reason, the use of tile has surged in popularity!   Reclaimed wood is more popular than […]

Here’s the Dirt on Mudrooms

Maybe you think that the term “mudroom” sounds, well, a little dirty. It’s more pleasant than “decontamination room” — don’t you think? A mudroom is a necessity for keeping your house clean and organized and for reducing toxins in your living areas. After all, your home is your personal ecosystem. In a study last year, researchers from the University of Houston found that 40 percent of samples taken from entrance steps were contaminated antibiotic-resistant C.difficile bacteria strains. A University of Arizona study of shoe soles resulted in finding an average of nearly a half million units of bacteria such as E. coli and meningococcal on a single shoe. How does a smorgasbord of dangerous bacteria end up on our shoes? We […]

Project Planning is a SnAPP

preliminary project planning

Planning a Project? Yes, there are apps for that as well as other online resources to make the process easier—and fun! It’s beneficial to have preliminary information prepared before you talk to a contractor. Project Scope For example, let’s say that you want your kitchen remodeled. Does your kitchen need updating or are there issues with the room’s layout? Will the room be used strictly for cooking or do you envision an open concept that includes dining and casual living areas? Other features that you may need to select include: Cabinetry ~ Style and Finish Decorative Hardware Countertop Material Appliances, Ventilation Sink, Faucet, Backsplash Lighting ~ Task, Ambient, Natural Flooring Material Where do you begin? What are the pros and […]

Envision a new bathroom as a living room— just for you!

tub with a view

Do you have to book a reservation to use your bathroom? You surely deserve a relaxing retreat to call your own. You may have dreamed of a secret spa hidden behind a revolving bookcase just like in the movies. Well, why not? As we say at Popham—you dream it, and we build it. Adding a bathroom allows you to custom create a space for your particular needs and desires. It’s not always feasible for homeowners to add on to their homes, so many choose to renovate. When renovating an existing bathroom, you may have to design around existing structures, plumbing, electricity, and ductwork. Of course, a good contractor can advise you about those kinds of issues and can help make […]

Your Unique Island Paradise

Purple island makes statement.

You won’t be stranded on this type of island since food is involved! Food brings people together, especially in everyone’s favorite room—the kitchen. It’s no wonder that open floor plan kitchen design is the norm. Open kitchens encourage gatherings of family and friends. While kitchens are known as the heart of the home, kitchen islands have become the hub of the home. Islands offer much more than extra counter space. Today’s islands are an essential part of the kitchen that often includes an area for casual dining, food preparation, and even cooking. So don’t plan on being alone—kitchen islands are always populated! Important Planning Considerations: Walk down the aisle Use space wisely so you can move freely between the island and rest […]

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