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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

HGTV's Kitchen Cousins at R3A!

R3A had the pleasure of assisting HGTV's Kitchen Cousin's crew with existing conditions at a home they are making over in Pittsburgh. The crew visited our office yesterday, here is R3A's interiors group with Anthony and John!

Watch the live reveal of the home on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this Monday, April 30th. A one hour long Kitchen Cousin's special episode will premier on HGTV this June. Stay tuned to R3A's Facebook/ Twitter/Website and Blog for more details at !

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Enviro Quiet, Floor Folio- LVT with Sound Absorbing Cushion

Enviro Quiet by Floor Folio, is a Luxury Vinyl Tile with a sound absorbing and enivronmental twist. It is composed of 2mm LVT top layer with a 3mm bonded rubber backing. The product has over 60% recycled content with an IIC rating of 54. The product is available in a variety of stone and wood looks.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Self Adhesive Installation Membrane- Elastilon

Elastilon is a self adhesive membrane that adheres to any substrate making installation of a floating hardwood floor fast and simple. Elastilon has has good sound absorbing qualities for apartments or condos: STC 54 with 3/4" Hardwood and 6" concrete subloor and ceiling assembly. Material cost: $2/ sq ft

Low Profile Linear Floor Drain- Kerdi-Line, Schluter

Schluter has released a new sleek low profile linear floor drain that blends with floor tile installations to create an aesthetically pleasing drain for bonded waterproofing assemblies. The drain can even be concealed beneath a tile. For more information on floor slope and installation details visit:

Phenolic Resin Cladding/Countertop- Recycled Paper- Richlite

Richlite is a phenolic resin panel product composed of layers of recycled paper tightly bound together by resin. Most architects and designers think of Richlite as a countertop product only. However, Richlite can also be used as part of a rainscreen installation with similar performance characteristics and warranty terms as other popular products on the market. Richlite is manufactured in the US allowing for lower shipping costs and faster availability.