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Granite Floor Tiles – Spectacular, Durable and Versatile

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Granite's toughness is almost legendary. For many years granite was a popular building material due to it's dense and incredibly durable qualities. As a floor tile, it has an unmistakable decorative quality and beauty that can turn any room into glowing showcase. (more…)

Holey Travertine – You’ve Got Character

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Travertine is a natural stone that comes from the same family as marble. Travertine is handled a little differently to marble in that it is often tumbled smooth before being cut into tile sizes. In its natural state, travertine is a rock that can look a little like Swiss cheese but on a smaller scale....

Porcelain Floor Tiles – Tough Enough To Destroy Tools

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Ask any tile installer about the toughness of porcelain tiles. I'm sure you'd get the same response. Porcelain floor tiles reportedly destroy more cutting tools than any other type of floor  tile. Why? Because they are tough tiles. Porcelain tiles are made using a dry press process where very little water is used. Under high...

What Is The Best Tile Size For Your Kitchen Floor

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Modern kitchens come in all shapes and sizes ranging from pokey little kitchenettes to large ranch style kitchens. When purchasing tiles for your kitchen floor, you will be faced with a range of sizes to choose from. The right size is generally based on personal opinion, however, experience tells us that some tile sizes are...

Choose Your Floor Tile Then Choose Your Sealer

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Natural stone floor tiles can be purchased either pre-sealed or in a raw state ready for sealing after installation. That of course is based on the proviso you want your floor tiles sealed. In some cases, keeping the raw look may be the best approach, however, if you want a more durable tile, then sealing...