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How to Design Your Home with Transitional Style

Designing your home can be overwhelming, especially if you are unsure of your style and how to execute it. You could be stuck with the design you choose in your home for years, especially in more costly investments like flooring. So the decisions that you make are important. Most homeowners don’t have a specific vision because they are unsure of the styles that can be used. Some love the modern style but also want more functionality and comfort in their home. Modern or contemporary styles tend to feel a little cold and stark, not exactly everyone’s choice for a family room. Combining comfort and modern lines give you a whole new world of design. This is what makes the transitional style more appealing than the rest. The transitional style is becoming ever popular, and there are some simple ways that you could start to incorporate transitional style without a full remodel.

 What Is Transitional?

To begin with, what is transitional style? Transitional style is a balanced combination of old and new styles that highlight ornate and elaborate details while also being sleek and minimal. A good mix of old and new styles is what makes this style so appealing, giving the best of each style. Popular elements of this style are crown molding, symmetry, polished finishes, formal look, tile that looks like molding, and European and English influences. As well as clean lines, more relaxed designs, honed and matte finishes, and simple and neutral colors and designs.

How to Incorporate Transitional Style in Flooring

Tile accentuates the transitional style in all areas of your home. Tile could be included in small areas, a backsplash in the kitchen, tile in the bathroom, and even your flooring. Using tile in your home increases the space’s air quality, and is generally a safer building material than some other flooring options. Keeping that in mind, using tile to help your home’s transitional look better than other building materials and it makes your home safer. Tile can be used in multiple designs and using various colors, giving more flexibility in the design. Tile can stick with the transitional muted colors or bring a bright pop of color to any area of your home.

The amazing thing about using tile in a transitional styled home is that you can choose ornate and elaborate designs or neutral palettes to help accentuate the more ornate decor. Such versatility! Bay Tile Kitchen and Bath provide everything a designer or homeowner would need to incorporate tile in a transitional style into any space, as well as any other flooring or renovation need. They have the ability to service multiple areas of your home, like bathroom and kitchen remodeling, countertops and flooring. They have all types of flooring when making decisions in your renovation, as well as multiple colors.

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5 Flooring Trends Of 2020

Times are rapidly changing, which means so is fashion. Fashion means more than just the clothes you put on your back. Fashion is the clothes you wear, the books you read, and even what flooring your put into your home. Remodeling your home can be an exciting process. The decade is ending, which means it’s the perfect time for a change. Here are our top picks for the biggest flooring trends of the coming decade.

Wood Look Floors

Not just hardwood, but wood look! The gorgeous natural tones of wood, with the timeless, elegant feel but more affordable than ever. Think porcelain wood look tiles. You can choose any variety of looks you want from rustic-chic to stunning and modern. It’s a big year for faux-looking flooring. With more grains and colors to choose from than ever before, your guests will be gushing over your new wood look tile.

Wider Planks

Over the years, floorboards and tiles have become increasingly wider. For the year 2020, experts predict that the most popular sizes will be as wide as 12 inches! By using wider planks, you make the room feel more spacious and extravagant. Wide planks still come in all of your favorite finishes, making it a perfect facelift for any home.

Earthy Tones

Another trend for the upcoming decade is earthy tones. Earthy tones would be considered to be cozy, warm, and neutral. They are elegant but not flashy. They bring sophistication and warmth to any home. You can choose between using wood that is already an earthy tone, or you could finish any wood you like with earthy tones.

Eco-Friendly Flooring

Save the planet! Going green has become an enormous fad. Everyone is recycling, installing solar panels, and using recycled materials to build their homes! In some renewable options, you can find cork or even bamboo. There are even floors that have air-purifying finishes; These floors are simply installed and coated, and then are activated when anyone walks over them! Save the planet, and live healthier this next decade!

Distressed Floor Styles

The distressed look has been popular for years. Distressed floors are edgy and rustic. A perfect little flair for any country farmhouse style home. Tile can now be found with a patina look to it, giving it the appeal of aged, stained wood. The soft, worn texture will look like it has been there forever, naturally. The perfect part about distressed flooring is that it’s so easy to maintain.

When you’re ready to do the remodel you’ve always dreamed of, consider these hot flooring trends for 2020. Bay Tile Kitchen & Bath has every floor covering you can imagine, keep up with the trends or start a new one. Visit our 8,000 square foot showroom on McMullen Booth rd today and let us help you find the flooring of your dreams! Be sure to ask about any specials we might be running for flooring installation too. We’re here to help you find the latest and greatest flooring trends and help you tackle that home renovation project you’ve been waiting for.

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Timeless Tile for your remodel

Using tile in your kitchen or bathroom remodel is a great way to be on trend.  The durability of tile could last years on end, be sure to consider a design that will have the same staying power when it comes to style.  You want to ensure the tile you install for your remodel has a timeless look that will last for years. Here are a few tips for a trendy yet timeless design using tile for your remodel.

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