How to Hang Lining Paper

Painting your walls might seem easy in comparison to the thought of learning how to hang wallpaper, but rest assured that learning this D.I.Y. skill is well worth your time, especially when your walls look beautifully crisp at the end of the process. Continue reading

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Should I Buy Matt or Silk Finish Paint?

There’s a lot to consider when you’re renovating a house or redesigning a room. You might have an idea or two about where the furniture will sit or the colour scheme that you want to work in, but do you know what grade of paint you should be using? We’re here to break down the differences between matt and silk finishes, as well as some recommendations of where they are best used. Continue reading

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How Handmade Tiles are Made

Are you looking to make a statement in your latest renovation? If so, you might be interested in handmade tiles and what makes them so special. In this blog, we will be discovering how and where handmade tiles are crafted. Continue reading

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How Tiles are Manufactured

Tiles are everywhere – in our bathrooms and kitchens, even our living rooms and bedrooms. They’re so prevalent and yet many of us are oblivious to the intricate manufacturing process behind their creation. In this article, you will learn about the minor differences between the creation of porcelain and ceramic tiles, as well as the greater tile making process that allows us to transform lumps of earth into statements of beauty. Continue reading

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Get Your Home Ready for Spring with These Designs

We may have only dipped a toe into the new year, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start thinking about spring. From everyone here at Rock Form, we hope you have had a fantastic start to the year and are ready for everything 2019 brings. Before we know it, the weather will start to improve, and we can look forward to the most beautiful time of year: spring.

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5 Ways to Make an Impact with Tiles

Here at Rockform, we love a statement bathroom. There are endless possibilities when it comes to crafting that perfect design. Everything from natural stone settings, handmade tiles, fine Italian porcelain tiles and mosaics can be utilised for the floor and/or wall of any bathroom.

When it comes to designing a bathroom, your choice of tiles has a huge impact on the overall aesthetics. Colour choice, size, type of tile and tile placement all play a role in crafting the design of the bathroom and bringing your chosen style to life. If you want your bathroom to make a true design statement, then you will need to put a lot of thought into your chosen tile design. Here are just five things you can do with tiles to create that wow factor:

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Tile Trends to Look Out for in 2019

2018 is quickly drawing to a close. This year has sped by, we can hardly believe it’s almost over. But as a new year approaches, it’s time to start thinking about what to expect from 2019. So, what are the upcoming tile trends we can expect from next year? Like any other piece of interior, tiles are driven by fashion and design trends. As renovations of this scale may only occur every decade or so, careful time and attention should be put into the design choices when deciding which tiles you want for your home.

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How to Keep Wall Tiles Clean

You can buy the most beautiful wall tiles in the world, but your guests aren’t going to be impressed if you can’t also keep them in tip-top condition. A dirty bathroom or kitchen is bound to distract your visitors from the luxury wall tiles you’ve just installed, especially if you suffer from some dirty grout. Here’s how to keep your tiles clean and colourful.

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Bathroom Tile Changes That Transform the Whole Room

The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the house to renovate. Not only does it draw the most scrutiny when you’re selling your house, but changing up the style to create an inviting, clean and open look is important if you frequently have guests over.

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How Tiles Can Be Used to Coordinate Multiple Bathrooms

With many households today having multiple bathrooms, styling and designing each one separately can seem a truly daunting task. However, one way to save yourself time and money, not to mention headaches, is to simply use the same basic design in all of your bathrooms.  Coordinating the style and design of these spaces will also help to create a more unified, uncluttered and appealing home. Continue reading

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