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You may be able to find a Euro-style (manufactured by Blum or any other company) hinge... but when you go looking for Euro hinges, BE prepared for a truckload of optional configurations. Some common designs are readily available cheap, off the shelf, while some of the other more exotic designs require buying several pieces after really careful design work. ...


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The article you linked in your question was a good one. Good guidelines to follow for choosing where to use various kinds of tile. That will give you a good start. I am partial to natural stone tile, but that it my preference, but beyond my price range. It may be more affordable in India. Porcelain is also a good choice, hard, non staining. Whether you ...


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In all honesty, I'm thinking this is more a problem with the design spec than the tiling itself. If this is such a "prominent visible position", I wouldn't recommend having a cut tile there at all, and certainly not a grout joint against the range hood. In general, you want to design in such a way that installation intolerances can be accommodated and ...


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While redoing the tile work is the "right way"™ to get it done, alas it would be of low productivity and utility. A lot of work will have to be done to achieve perfection and that money and time could be focused elsewhere for more reward. While I appreciate the "move the hood lower" idea, at least do it on both sides to keep it level. I have mounted ...


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The best course of practice for most construction projects is to: Have a contract. Have specifications Incorporate by reference the specifications into the contract. So really, the hard limit of what is or is not acceptable depends on the contents of the contract and specifications. The soft limit is the relationship between the owner and the ...


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Nobody else will ever notice it. You'll forget about it in a week, unless you let it drive you insane, which will result in everybody feeling bad, since the tile guy is unlikely to see one corner of the range hood being 2mm offset from the opposite one as remotely within the realm of a sensible customer complaint. If this will drive you mad, I recommend ...



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