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/


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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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 


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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Tile: Safe for Pets and People!
 
July 15th, 2019

Tile is non-flammable, meaning it doesn’t produce smoke in a fire, reduces flame spread, and doesn’t burn and give off toxic fumes like other materials can. Safe for pets and people. That’s Why Tile!

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Read more here: https://whytile.com/healthy-spaces/


Ceramics of Italy Has Released Their Spring-Summer Tile Trends
 
July 11th, 2019

From muted colors to modern lines — See what’s up and coming in European tile trends (from @CeramicsofItaly via @Contemporist)

 

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Read more here: http://www.contemporist.com/ceramics-of-italy-spring-summer-tile-trends/


The Environmental Impact of Vinyl Flooring
 
July 8th, 2019

While vinyl flooring continues to grow in popularity, there are a number of serious environmental concerns about this resilient surface material. From manufacture, through installation and use, and even after it’s life cycle is over, vinyl has the potential to cause harm to both the environment, and your own personal space, in a number of ways.

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Read more here: https://www.thespruce.com/environmental-impact-of-vinyl-flooring-1314956

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