Ceramic & Porcelain – What’s the Difference?

Both ceramic and porcelain are made from clay and other natural materials, which are then fired in a kiln. Ceramic tiles are pressed at a lower pressure and fired at a lower temperature than porcelain. Most of the time, ceramic tiles are finished with a glaze that carries the color or pattern, and then sent through the kiln again. While ceramic is more porous than porcelain, the hardness and absorbency…

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How to Shop for New Floors

So, you are ready for new floors! Congratulations! You must be excited, and so are we. It is easy to get overwhelmed when going to the flooring store. Unless you’re in construction, you probably don’t buy floors very often. How to Shop for New Floors (so you can sound like a pro in the store)!   So how do you sound knowledgeable in the store so you don’t get taken…

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How To Install Carpet Tiles

Here at The Last Inventory, we love carpet tiles! So, today we are going to explain to you how to install them. We are excited to share this with you because we know this will save you a lot of money, time and frustration. Many of you have asked, “Is carpet tile installation easy?” “Can anybody do it?” Our answer is yes, absolutely! So let’s get started. Don’t have any…

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Best Tile Designs for Backsplashes

Backsplash more than ever is being used as a way for homeowners to show their personality and design chops in their kitchens and bathrooms. However, you may not know that there are many different patterns that mesh-mounted mosaic backsplash tiles can have. These different styles can be used to add to the design and aesthetic of the space just as much as color. Let’s talk about five of the best…

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