What Are Encaustic Cement Tiles?

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Homeowners of all tastes are turning towards tiles, specifically cement tiles, for their unique patterns, vivid colors, and practical qualities. Some sources describe encaustic cement tiles, and others say cement tiles aren’t actually encaustic. Are Cement Tiles Truly Encaustic?

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Cementing The Latest Trend In Design: Cement Tile

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Wait…Cement Can Be Tile? Cement tiles are an ingenious combination of cement, marble powder, water, sand, pigments, time and patience. Manufacturing cement tiles is a pure art form that has been passed on from generation to generation. What Are My Cement Tile Options?

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How to Clean and Maintain Cement Tiles

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Cement tiles are one of the most popular materials on the market today. From floors to walls, cement tiles come with many benefits that outlast both ceramic tiles and hardwood floors. Similar to natural stone, cement tiles can be refinished with a fine grit (e.g.

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Why You Should Consider Cement Tiles Over Other Flooring Types

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Cement tile, for example, is a durable option and great choice for indoor floors, but don’t just take our word for it! Read on to learn why cement tiles are a smarter choice than other flooring types. None of these options offer the affordable design flexibility offered by cement tiles.

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Unexpected Places to Use Cement Tiles

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It’s no secret how popular cement tiles have become in the past few years. It seems everyone from top celebrity stylists to DIY bloggers have realized the many benefits and ways to use cement tiles for top-notch personal style. But where else can you use cement tiles?

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Cement Tiles Around the World [Infographic]

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Cement tiles can be seen across countless blogs and magazines in countries around the world. Learn about the cement tile styles from various regions and cultures, and get inspired by the endless possibilities. Some Moroccan cement tiles have become so popular in the U.S.

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Handmade Cement Tile: Defining Quality

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Handmade Alcala Cement Tile on a bathroom wall. In my last post, I introduced Avente Tile’s newly published Guide to Buying Handmade Cement Tile. This 14-page downloadable Guide features information, examples of cement tile installations, FAQs, and more.

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Pre-Sealing Cement Tile: An Important Step

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How to Apply a Grout Release - Cement Tile Install Tips. When you see a finished cement tile installation (or any tile installation), it''s hard to visualize just how bad it looked when grout was first applied. Saltillo tiles also fall into the same timeless category as cement tiles.

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Our 5 Favorite Cement Kitchen Tile Designs (Which one fits your design style?)

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All it takes to make a big visual impact is one simple tool, cement kitchen tiles. So Much to Love About Cement Kitchen Tiles. Cement tiles are often all you need to take your kitchen from blah and uninspiring to invigorating and inviting.

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All About the Craftsmanship of Cement Tiles

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Cement tiles aren’t just popular because of the stunning designs available, they’re also one of the most durable types of tile on the market. In fact, there are many examples of 100-year-old cement tile installations that still look great today. Creating The Perfect Cement Tile Design.

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Hexagon Cement Tile – Patterned and Plain

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During Coverings 2015, hexagons played a more sophisticated role in terms of visual and tactile significance with increased offerings in cement, encaustic, glass, porcelain, ceramic and stone. Geometric Cube A 8" Hexagon Cement Tile | Avente Tile.

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Encaustic Cement Tile as Wainscoting

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Cement tile is paired with locally-sourced coral stone to create this stunning wainscoting for a bathroom. Pattern and color continuity flow through this Dominican Republic home with the use of a cement tile and coral stone wainscoting. By Arpi Nalbandian , Tileometry.

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New Cuban Cement Tile from Aguayo Tile

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Not being one to disappoint, I want to show the new Cuban Heritage Cement tile offerings from Aguayo. Cuban Heritage Design 140 4B Cement Tile. Cuban Heritage Design 150 4A Cement Tile. Cuban Heritage Design 160 4A Cement Tile. Cuban Heritage Design 160 5B Cement Tile.

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Decorating with Moroccan-Inspired Cement Tiles

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Granada Tile has traveled across the globe to Morocco to find inspiration for our very own Moroccan cement tile designs. Why Choose Cement Tile Over Ceramic? Cement tile will help to preserve the beauty of the Moroccan style and stand the test of time in your home or business.

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Cement Tiles Around the World (Infographic)

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3 Unique DIY Ideas for Small Bathrooms with Cement Tiles

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Your Secret Weapon: Cement Bathroom Tiles. It’s no secret that we love everything cement tile here at Granada Tile. We believe in it so much, that we’ve dedicated our business to offering the highest quality cement tiles in a huge array of colors, patterns, and designs.

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Benefits of Using Cement Tiles for Bathroom Floors and Walls

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It’s no secret how popular cement tiles are for floors and walls in stylish homes and trendy commercial spaces. One particular space where cement tiles shine is the bathroom. The Benefits of Cement Tiles for Bathrooms. Cement tiles are superior products for a bathroom.

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Benefits of Pre-Sealing Cement Tile

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Pre-sealing cement tiles is not a required step in all manufacturers'' installation procedures; however, it is something I recommend. Before deciding whether or not to pre-seal your cement tiles, let''s make sure you understand the purpose of pre-sealing along with its benefits and risks.

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Cement Tile Spotlight: Even More Sensational New Cement Tile Designs

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Granada Tile’s new Toledo cement tile design will bring the feel of classic Spanish design to your next cement tile installation. For a more complex, traditional cement tile installation, Perpignan offers classic motifs and elegant formality.

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Don’t Remodel Your Bathroom Before Considering Cement Tiles

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Tiles have always been a go-to material for the bathroom, but have you considered cement tile for your remodel? Cement tiles have been showing up in magazines, home renovation TV shows, and décor blogs more and more, and for good reasons. Why Choose Cement Tiles Over Ceramic Tiles?

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Designing with Cement Tile: Shapes, Sizes, Formats

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Exercise your creativity with handmade cement tile! Last month, we reviewed the time-tested quality manufacturing processes and techniques utilized in producing handmade cement tile. Handmade cement tile offers a range of design possibilities.

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8 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Cement Tiles

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Cement tiles are many things, but the one thing they’re not is overrated. If you think cement tiles are only popular now because of their beautiful designs and celebrity designer praise, think again. Cement tiles aren’t churned out in a factory like ceramic tiles.

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Cement Tile Patchwork Makes Kitchen Backsplash Sing

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Patchwork tile floors and walls using encaustic cement tile are incredibly popular. A cement tile patchwork design was used for this kitchen backsplash. She explained, "The cement tile patchwork really provided the pop of color she wanted for her white kitchen."

How to Add a Pop of Color to Your Outdoor Space with Cement Tiles

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But there is a simple option for turning your backyard into one that inspires you to spend more time outside relaxing and entertaining on the patio: outdoor cement tiles. We love outdoor cement tiles because they liven up patios, decks, and more. Ways to Use Outdoor Cement Tile.

Avente Tile's Cement Tile Buying Guide: The Source for Finding Cement Tile That's Right for You

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Avente Tile''s Guide to Buying Handmade Cement Tile. Handmade cement tile has to be one of the most beautiful types of tile available for transforming a space into a personal expression of pattern, style and design. The six steps/subsections are: What is Handmade Cement Tile?

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Granada Tile Cement Tile In Sunset Magazine

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Pictured on page 43, is a midnight blue cement tile. In addition to the patterned cement tile found in our Echo Collection, did you know that Granada Tile also makes plain cement tiles. Get Inspired cement tile cement tiles concrete tile.

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Steak & Whisky + Granada Tile Toscano Cement Tile

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For this week’s cement tile Tuesday spotlight, we turn our attention to Hermosa Beach, California, a spot for surfers, sun and now Steak & Whisky, brought to you by Chef/Partner Tin Vuong and executive chef John Shaw. . Breaking News cement tile cement tiles concrete tile.

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Cement Tile Border Pattern Creates Charming Patio

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Cement tiles naturally create an Old World ambiance with their traditional patterns and color variations that occur from being a hand-crafted product. This Italian restaurant uses a cement tile border pattern in rows to create charm. The flexibility of cement tile in design is amazing.

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Cement Tiles Exude Warmth, Flexibility in Master Bath Redesign

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As you can see, the showy bathroom uses one of our boldest, most colorful cement tile patterns, Melilla. Melilla Cement Tile in Master Bath. Not only did the customer embrace color and pattern, they also combined cement tile with mosaic wall tiles. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

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Get The Look: Lindsey Lang’s Embossed Cement Tile Designs

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Lately, in a desire to explore more way to create cement tile designs, we been working to create embossed cement tiles which we will be introducing shortly. So we were intrigued when we spotted the cement tile designs of British designer Lindsey Lang.

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What Are Encaustic Cement Tiles?

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Homeowners of all tastes are turning towards tiles, specifically cement tiles, for their unique patterns, vivid colors, and practical qualities. Some sources describe encaustic cement tiles, and others say cement tiles aren’t actually encaustic. Are Cement Tiles Truly Encaustic?

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Cement Tiles Inspired by World Travels

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Ceramic tiles first made an appearance in the ninth or tenth century BC, with cement tile arriving quite a bit later in the 1800s when hydraulic presses were invented and Portland cement was discovered. Visit the Granada Tile Minis collection to view our zellige-inspired cement tile.

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Custom Commercial Cement Tile Inspiration

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Customizable cement tiles, from clockwise (top right), include: Traditional Melilla ; Classic Serengeti ; Traditional Gran Cordoba ; and Geometric 02 Cement Tile. Handmade cement tiles are a great choice for commercial, hospitality, and retail spaces.

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Behind The Cement Tiles: Serengeti

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Welcome to cement tile Tuesday. We have a tradition here at Granada Tile for naming our cement tiles after the places that they bring to our mind. You can also order these cement tiles in color combinations suitable for your home or restaurant’s design and decor.

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Applying a Penetrating Sealer to Cement Tile

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Sealers for cement tile should be applied to protect the tile from water and staining; but, they can also be used to enhance or restore color. A color enhancing sealer was used on this exterior cement tile walk, stair risers, and treads to protect them and brighten the colors.

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A Granada Tile Fez Cement Tile Bathroom

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Adrianna and Paul’s Granada Tile Fez cement tile bathroom, recently shown in Living Etc. It’s hard to look at this one photo of our Fez cement tile used as shower floor tile and shower wall tile without wanting to see the whole thing!

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How To: Install A Cement Tile Floor

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A recent article in SF Gate that can also be found on Houzz, walks you through all the questions from how to pick your cement tile installer to how long the job will take. Installation Equation Nuts & Bolts cement tile cement tiles concrete tile.

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Installation Equation: A Patchwork of Cement Tiles

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Design*Sponge recently did a q-and-a with Melanie and Marcos on cement tile—to reboot their Ask an Expert series. They have some great words of wisdom to take with you as you choose your tiles or embark on a cement tile installation.

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Behind The Cement Tile: Granada Tile’s Santander Concrete Tile

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Case in point, our Santander cement tile. Depending on how these cement tiles are laid, Santander concrete tile can take on many guises. Cement Tile Spotlight bathroom tile design ideas black and white cafe tile cement tile cement tile installation ideas cement tiles concrete tile.

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Cement Tile Patterns for Patios and Floors

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Cement tile floors for outdoor patios or indoor living spaces allow you to create unparalleled visual appeal using patterns together with the colors of your choice. Each project shows how cement tile is being used to create flooring that is both personal and unique.

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