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.

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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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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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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.

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.

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 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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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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KB Tribe Chat topic: Bathroom Design Trends – A Mid-Year Review
July 10th, 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 using the hashtag #Kbtribechat.

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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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Creative Blue Backsplash
July 5th, 2019

Why Tile rounded-up a host of beautiful blue backsplashes: No two look alike.


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