05 - monochrome - satin.jpg

GENROSE Stone + Tile | Blog

Welcome to our GENROSE Stone + Tile Blog! Here you can find the latest in residential/commercial design, inspiring ideas, tips & tricks from our design experts, DIY installation guides, the latest trends and styles. For more information or questions about any of our products listed below, contact us. Subscribe to our e-mail list to stay updated on the latest news by clicking here!

Jamie Tomassetti

Recent Posts

How to use grey and white in a master bath.

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Dec 2, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Check out some of these inspiring photos for ideas on how to incorporate grey and white into your master bath.

Read More

Topics: Vanities, Countertops, Stone, Fabrication, Showers, Quartz

Why use quartz?

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Nov 6, 2015 12:00:00 PM

Quartz countertops have become the go-to choice for many homeowners … and there are some good reasons why! Here are four major advantages of using quartz in your kitchen or bathroom.

Read More

Topics: Countertops

Beautiful Beach House Stone and Tile Design

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Oct 15, 2015 3:12:00 PM

Subtle hints of sea-washed blues, shell greys, and toasty sands are sprinkled throughout this Westbrook, CT beach house to create a simplistic and relaxed ocean-side vibe. Tastefully current, each room showcases tile and stone combined to form a work of art. Join us for a tour as we soak in the palette of mixed designs, which makes this home truly remarkable.    

Read More

Topics: Glass Tile, Vanities, Countertops, Stone, Tile, Showers

Tips for Grouting Glass Tile

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Sep 30, 2015 1:37:00 PM

Your glass tile is adhered to the wall … and it’s looking real good (so far)! Now it's the home stretch. Complete your project on a high note by following these simple grouting tips.  

Read More

Topics: Installation, Glass Tile

7 Must-Have Tools for Glass Tile Installation

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Sep 30, 2015 1:26:00 PM

Preparing for a glass tile installation? Make sure you add these items to your shopping list!

Read More

Topics: Installation, Glass Tile

3 Reasons to Use Glass Tile in Your Kitchen

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Sep 30, 2015 12:20:00 PM

Think of your kitchen backsplash as an extension of your personality. Serving as a focal point within the space, your backsplash should speak to you and your style. And if there's one material that covers a broad spectrum of personalities, it's got to be glass. Here are three reasons why you should consider glass for your kitchen backsplash.  

Read More

Topics: Glass Tile

How to lay wood look tile (and make it look natural).

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Sep 4, 2015 3:09:24 PM

Porcelain wood look tile is a beautiful (not to mention highly resilient and durable) alternative to real hardwood flooring. Before diving into the installation, learn a few quick tips on how to lay your wood look tile in a natural looking design.

Read More

Topics: Installation, Tile, Porcelain Tile

3 Options for What to Use Besides Bullnose Tile

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Aug 26, 2015 1:27:58 PM

Finishing the edges of your tile design gives an overall clean and polished look. But what if coordinating bullnose pieces aren’t available for the tile you picked? Here are three alternatives on what to use besides bullnose tile.

Read More

Topics: Installation, Stone, Tile, Porcelain Tile

What's the difference between granite and quartz?

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Aug 20, 2015 12:30:00 PM

A question you’ll absolutely want to know the answer to before making a decision on what kind of kitchen countertops to get.

Read More

Topics: Countertops, Stone

Shower Tile Installation Tips

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Aug 17, 2015 1:02:10 PM

A project tackled by only the bravest of do-it-yourselfers: the shower tile installation. Relatively speaking, a shower is a small area, right? But don’t let that fool you! Installing tile in a shower requires research and planning. Get yourself organized and informed before getting started! Here are three things to consider when preparing for a shower tile installation.

Read More

Topics: Installation, Tile, Showers