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Five Unexpected Places to Use Tile in Your Home to Increase Its Value

Americans don’t use as much tile in their home spaces as other countries, but that’s starting to change. Porcelain adds wellness design and resilience potential, as well as sustainability benefits. Check out my latest piece for Apartment Therapy, with insights from real estate pros, on how you can use this versatile material and how much it can add to your home’s resale value in the process.

Bedroom with modern bed, low side table and greige colored porcelain tile wainscoting.

Porcelain tile can substitute for wood as durable, eco-friendly, wellness-enhancing
wainscoting and baseboards.

(Photo: WOW Design/Tile of Spain)

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Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS,  MCCWC

Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC
San Diego, CA

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