KB Tribe Chat topic: Bathroom Design Trends – A Mid-Year Review
 
July 31st, 2019

Keep an eye out for #KBTribeChat posts between 2-3pm EST on Wednesday afternoons. Like and re-tweet them with the Hashtag #WhyTile.
Join the conversation at http://tweetchat.com/ using the hashtag #Kbtribechat.

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Green Afoot: Environmentally Friendly Flooring
 
July 30th, 2019

“Few places in your home have a bigger impact on your family’s health and planetary footprint than your floors…Tiles made from recycled porcelain, concrete or glass are durable, low-maintenance and generally have low carbon footprints. Plus, its unique appearance can’t be replicated with any other material” (via @MotherEarthLiving)

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Read more here: https://www.motherearthliving.com/home-products/green-afoot-environmentally-friendly-flooring 


Five Reasons Tile is Trending in Hospitality
 
July 26th, 2019

“Tile is nonporous. This means that it’s easy to keep clean and hygienic.” He adds, “There’s a reason that this is the material used where cleanliness is an absolute necessity, like in operating rooms.” (via @Lodging)

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Read more here: https://lodgingmagazine.com/five-reasons-tile-is-trending-hospitality/


Are you Celebrating Christmas in July?
 
July 25th, 2019

Are you Celebrating Christmas in July? Let’s check in on our Elf on the Shelf, to see how he’s enjoying summer vacation.

WhyTile-Social-Media-Messaging-July-2019-7-25See more here: https://www.pinterest.com/whytileideas/elf-on-a-shelf-ideas-easy-to-elaborate/

 


KB Tribe Chat topic: Design with Living in Place in Mind – Hosted by Rev-A-Shelf
 
July 24th, 2019

Keep an eye out for #KBTribeChat posts between 2-3pm EST on Wednesday afternoons. Like and re-tweet them with the Hashtag #WhyTile.
Join the conversation at http://tweetchat.com/ using the hashtag #Kbtribechat.

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New York Times Tiles
 
July 24th, 2019

Are you a puzzle fan? A visual thinker? Well, get ready for a challenge! #TILES on the @NewYorkTimes is the new game of choice. If you didn’t realize how endless the design options were before… you will now.

WhyTile-Social-Media-Messaging-July-2019-7-24 Learn more here: https://www.nytimes.com/puzzles/tiles?smid=nytcore-ios-share


Parental Warning: Harmful Chemicals in Vinyl Floors, Furniture
 
July 22nd, 2019

Researchers have found that children living in homes with vinyl flooring and sofas treated with fire retardant chemicals show increased levels of certain toxic chemicals.
These chemicals have been associated with serious health issues, including respiratory problems, neurological issues, skin irritation, and cancer.

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Read more here: https://www.healthline.com/health-news/vinyl-floors-expose-children-to-harmful-chemicals 


We Went to the Moon in 1969
 
July 20th, 2019

Keep an eye out for a Why Tile blog post commemorating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

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Read more here: https://whytile.com/blog/


The Known Dangers of Vinyl Flooring
 
July 18th, 2019

Most people shop for vinyl flooring because of its low price, and waterproof claims. What they may not realize is that it’s made of chemicals including plastic, which release hazardous VOCs.

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Natural ceramic or stone tiles on the other hand, are non-toxic and won’t give off any VOCs. Considering how much safer they are to your health and how long they will last, ceramic tiles are the smart choice for your home.
Link: https://www.homedetoxing.com/dangers-vinyl-flooring/


KB Tribe Chat topic: A Focus on Outdoor Living
 
July 17th, 2019

Keep an eye out for #KBTribeChat posts between 2-3pm EST on Wednesday afternoons. Like and re-tweet them with the Hashtag #WhyTile.
Join the conversation at http://tweetchat.com/ using the hashtag #Kbtribechat.

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