Top 10 Tiles for Any Project

Written by Katie Hinkle | DENVER, CO | March 27th, 2019 All types of tile are not the same.  This article explains the different types of tiles and the pros and cons of each. Selecting a floor tile is a big deal and there are some aspects to consider. The anticipated wear and tear it [...]

By | 2019-04-01T15:10:57+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Interiors, Residential, Tile|0 Comments

How to Seal Granite Countertops

Written by Katie Hinkle | DENVER, CO | March 14th, 2019 Granite countertops, much like marble, sandstone, slate, and other natural stone material, are resistant to stains and are much easier to clean when they are sealed properly. Choosing the Right Sealant The deeper the sealant penetrates into the surface of the material, the better [...]

By | 2019-04-02T09:33:41+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Interiors, Residential, Stone|0 Comments

Stains & Solutions: How to Identify and Remove Stains on Stone

Written by Katie Hinkle | DENVER, CO | March 8th, 2019 Stains can be difficult to remove but they are even tougher when the reason causing it is unknown. Here are tricks to know how to better identify different stains and how to properly clean and care for them. Oil-based Stains Grease, tar, cooking oil, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T11:13:00+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Interiors, Residential, Stone|0 Comments

Marble Countertops: Care and Maintenance

Written by Katie Hinkle | Denver, CO | March 7th, 2019 Marble is a beloved material for counters in kitchens and bathrooms. What is not loved about marble countertops is the amount of cleaning and care this elegant stone needs. Marble is porous and can be damaged by spilling any acidic substances on it like [...]

By | 2019-03-07T12:57:33+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Interiors, Residential, Stone|1 Comment

Cleaning Stone Showers: Do’s and Don’ts

Written by Katie Hinkle  | Denver, CO | March 5th, 2019 Learn which cleaning tools are the best and the worst to use when it comes to keeping stone showers looking their best. Stone showers look magnificent and can add a timeless feature to any bathroom, but harsh chemicals can break down sealants, leave scratches, [...]

By | 2019-03-05T16:54:23+00:00 March 5th, 2019|Interiors, Residential, Stone|0 Comments

Brekhus Becomes a Certified Tile Installer

Photography by: Katie Hinkle DENVER, CO - August 29, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: O n March 1st, 2018, local trade contractor, Brekhus Tile & Stone, achieved distinguished industry recognition as a Certified Tile Installer (CTI).  Through testing by the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF), Brekhus Tile & Stone validated the proficiency to independently and consistently [...]

By | 2019-04-02T09:39:51+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Commercial, Interiors, News, Tile|0 Comments

Brekhus Installers Earn CTI Certification

Written and Photographed by Katie Hinkle | DENVER, CO | April 2nd, 2018 On February 24th, 2018, Brekhus Tile & Stone welcomed the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) to our training facility for a long day of testing for the Certified Tile Installer (CTI) Certificate. Undergoing a multiple-choice exam and a hands-on test, installers must [...]

By | 2019-03-05T12:43:17+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Commercial, Interiors, Tile|0 Comments

Brekhus Modernizes Civic Center with Urban Appeal

Written by Anne Wendel & Katie Hinkle | Photography: Katie Hinkle   DENVER, CO - March 20th, 2018 Brekhus Tile & Stone has another Denver landmark in the books– the Civic Center Transit Station. It took a skilled team of Brekhus installers, drafters, and supervisors to complete this challenging endeavor. The 15,000 square foot tile project transformed [...]

By | 2019-03-05T12:43:49+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Commercial, Exterior, Interiors, Tile|0 Comments