Tag Archives: tile

Sometimes I Forget to Protect Myself

We’re in the middle of a bathroom remodel, and I’m reminded (daily) of my age.  I can’t scurry around an attic the way I could ten years ago.  As a consequence, I’ll try to minimize the time I spend up … Continue reading

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Some Happy News

Shortly after posting about my crazy April, we had a torrential rain storm.  Flash flooding caused the mulch to wash over the retaining wall into the basement stairwell, blocking the drain.  Fortunately for us, the rain stopped before flooding the whole … Continue reading

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Marble Tile Backsplash

After the countertop installation, my partner Mike set marble tiles on the diagonal with small accents.  The edges were trimmed with oak to match the cabinets. As soon as our supplier receives them, we will be replacing the outlet covers … Continue reading

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Radiant Heat Floor

New tile floor with radiant heat. Also – we re-grouted existing tile, and painted.

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Luxury Shower Upgrade

Master bath remodel with custom shower and wall niches. Tilework by Michael Spears.

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Tear it Out and Put it Back

A tile floor upgrade can “trap” a dishwasher in place. If you should need to replace the dishwasher, and there’s not enough clearance under the countertop, this may be the only solution.

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I’ve recently joined forces with another contractor, who’s name is also Mike. Over the past several weeks, we have been trying to tie up loose ends and merge our schedules. So far, so good. We have collaborated already on a … Continue reading

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