2017

Stone Care & Tips For Keeping Your Countertops Clean

As The Tile Turns

Thanks to their timeless beauty and uniqueness, natural stone countertops are a gorgeous addition to any home. Available in various colors and patterns, natural stone countertops are a perfect fit for many interior designs, whether you're renovating your home or building a new one.

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Going Above & Beyond: Backsplash Tile That Wows

Architectural Ceramics

Thanksgiving. We all know a lot of effort goes into making a meal that typically features turkey. We all spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking in front of our backsplash. While subway tile is a popular option and has it’s place, we’re here to challenge the norm.

Tile Style: stone and wood inspiration

Tile of Spain USA

Nowadays, creating spaces with environmentally friendly materials allows us to adopt an active role in our commitment to the health of our environment. Sustainable ceramic products allow us to do just that without losing its attractive design. Ceramic is a material with 100% natural components.

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10 Benefits of Outdoor Porcelain Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Want to know why everyone’s buzzing about external porcelain tiles at the moment? We’ve put together our top ten benefits to help you decide whether they are right for your project.

Guest Post from Natural Stone Institute – Caring for your Natural Stone Surfaces at Home

JG Kitchens

There is no finer artist than Mother Nature. Her gifts of marble, onyx, granite, soapstone and other stones have been justly prized for millennia. You may have one of these surfaces in your home. Marble and granite have long been popular for countertops, shower surrounds and floor tiles.

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Why You Should Consider Cement Tiles Over Other Flooring Types

Granada Tile

Your indoor flooring needs to be able to handle a lot of use and abuse, especially in high traffic areas. However, that doesn’t mean that you have to settle for function over beauty; it just means you should consider alternative options to the more common choices like wood, stone, or laminate.

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Miles Distributors, Inc. Announces Management Changes

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

CTDA Wants You To Know. CTDA Home | Contact Us. Miles Press Release. January 16, 2017. For immediate release. Miles Distributors, Inc. Announces Management Changes. Miles Distributors, Inc.,

Nuheat Uncoupling Membrane

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Nuheat Membrane is a tile underlayment and uncoupling system that is specifically designed to embed and hold the industry-leading Nuheat Cable floor heating system.

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Italian Inspirations: Italian Stone Tile Designs

As The Tile Turns

Few modern flooring materials quite capture the classic appeal of Italian stone tile, which grants any room an instant burst of glamour. Stunning and versatile, Italian stone is an increasingly popular option in today's homes and businesses.

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Made In the USA: AC Tile Lines Made in America

Architectural Ceramics

Because of the our nation’s Independence Day, the month of July is all about America. We take time off to visit family, take part in parades, and take a moment to reflect on our nation’s history that allows us today’s freedoms. We’re proud to be an American.

Tile of Spain Announces Winners for the 5th Annual “Passport To Creativity” Contest

Tile of Spain USA

Four lucky winners are heading to Spain thanks to the 5 th annual Tile of Spain “Passport to Creativity” contest.

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How to Measure Your Room for Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Thinking of giving your kitchen or bathroom a refresh? Planning on revamping your hallway floors? Whichever room in your home you are buying tiles for, it’s important to measure properly so you get the right amount of tiles.

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Architectural Digest Show 2017

JG Kitchens

I’ve been wanting to attend the AD Show for awhile now, and finally made it there this year. It’s similar to the Dwell on Design shows I’ve been attending for the past seven years in that it attracts some major brands and smaller artisinal companies.

Tile Excellence for Sale

Tile Excellence

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Avente Tile Launches New Website and Blog

Tile Talk

By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Welcome! I'm pleased to announce that our blog and website have moved to a new hosting platform that is responsive and mobile ready. It's been a big effort with all "hands on deck" here at Avente Tile.

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The Big Move Part III: Demo,Design & The Reason Why

Kitchens for Living

It’s Friday and time for another installment of The Big Move. Thank you so much for all the great feedback on parts I & II You can catch up right here in case you missed them. If you subscribe to the blog that will never happen again.

What Are Encaustic Cement Tiles?

Granada Tile

While hardly a modern material, encaustic tiles are very popular in the home decorating and interior design world. Homeowners of all tastes are turning towards tiles, specifically cement tiles, for their unique patterns, vivid colors, and practical qualities.

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National Tile Day, February 23rd!

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

National Tile Day, February 23rd! We are proud to announce the inaugural National Tile Day, February 23 rd ! Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing why tile is the best choice for both residential and commercial products. Know why you choose tile?

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Introducing Schluter Thinset

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone is excited to introduce two new thinsets from Schluter®. We are currently stocking these at all of our Minnesota locations and our Iowa location.

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Insider’s Guide to Stone Tile

As The Tile Turns

When it comes to home finishes, stone tile has a unique way of creating a custom look of understated elegance that is effortlessly natural. Distinct characteristics, especially of natural stone tile , ensure that your home will be truly one of a kind.

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Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

It’s that time of year, when kids to go back to school. We can’t scroll through our Facebook news feeds without seeing a tiny person holding a chalkboard sign with their name and grade on it.

Tile of Spain Presents 2018 Trend Report for Ceramic Tile

Tile of Spain USA

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Tips for Laying External Porcelain Paving Tiles

The London Tile Co.

We’ve seen the popularity of external porcelain tiles explode over the last year, and it’s no surprise since the list of benefits is a long one.

A Good Use For Slate

How to Floor Tile

This in my opinion is a good use for slate. Slate has some very endearing and really great looking qualities if applied to the proper use. I think as an architectural design element it works very well.

9 Great Bathroom Trend Ideas

JG Kitchens

This week’s Ninth Anniversary Pinterest board celebrates 9 Great Bathroom Trend Ideas. As regular Gold Notes readers know, I don’t spend too much time fussing about the latest finish or color trend. Those change every year or so, whereas your bathroom will be around for a decade or more.

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Ceramic Tile Repairs | Floor Tile Replacement | Shower ReGrouts

Tile Excellence

Ceramic Tile Repairs Floor Tile Replacement and Shower ReGrouts MA Reality persuaded us to rewrite several of Tile Excellence ' s blog posts for their publication, including contractor " Guide s" and " Expert Contributors ". Nice gig! This "Guide" is on Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Regrout s. The article is about the controversial issue of Copper Pans vs. Rubber Membrane in shower installation. Catch them all on ask tile excellence , or read a couple here!

Kitchen Case Study: Tips and Products that Can Bring Your Design to the Next Level

Kitchens for Living

Designing a kitchen is a bit like solving a puzzle, eventually all the pieces come together and it all makes sense from both a visual as well as a functional perspective. This new kitchen design in Wellington Florida is a great example of that.

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Cement Tiles Inspired by World Travels

Granada Tile

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.

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Doug Hayes named Vice President of Sales for Florida Tile, Inc.

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

CTDA Wants You To Know. CTDA Home | Contact Us. September 20, 2017. Doug Hayes named Vice President of Sales for Florida Tile, Inc. Florida Tile has named Doug Hayes as Vice President of Sales.

Timeless to trendy, your tile style defined

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Need to freshen up your home? Nothing says renewal like a kitchen, bath or mudroom with up-to-date tile. Here are some of the enduring trends that can make your living spaces reflect your personal style. Subway Tiles | The allure of this classic tile is unwavering.

Luxury Tile Inspired by New York Fashion Week

As The Tile Turns

Every year, fashion aficionados from all around the world flock to New York City to prove that they remain at the cutting edge of modern fashion. Some recycle styles from seasons past, but others draw on fascinating artistic concepts to create truly original pieces.

A Growing Trend: Matte Black Tile is Back

Architectural Ceramics

In the month of November, we’re thankful for Thanksgiving feasts, Black Friday sales, and the ‘Movember’ trend where men grow a mustache to bring awareness to men’s health.

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A Journey Through Ceramic Tile Categories

Tile of Spain USA

Ceramic tile is the perfect material to cover the walls and floors of various projects. The raw materials that make up ceramic pieces come from clay found within the Earth which are then fused with water and fire from kilns to create high quality tile.

Flagstone Tile Layout Patterns

The London Tile Co.

Flagstone-style flooring has been used all over the world for years. Traditionally made from stone such as travertine or limestone, the term flagstone is now commonly used to describe the patterns created using different sized tiles or paving stones.