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Why Buy Designer Tile from Mission Tile West

4 reasons to shop with Mission Tile West for your next tile project Are you planning a tile project? Whether you are remodeling an existing property or sourcing tile for a brand new home or business, Mission Tile West is your go-to source for high-quality designer tile. Here’s why. Ample Selection At Mission Tile West, we have an ample selection of designer tile from over 200 manufacturers. We carry only high-quality ceramic, glass, cement and terra cotta tiles, many examples of which are on display in our three showcase locations. Whether it is most convenient for you to visit us in South...

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5 Must-Use Spots for Trim Tile

Trim tile is essential for providing an attractive finished look to fields of tile. If you are planning a project involving wall tile, you almost certainly need to order some trim tiles as well. Trim tile comes in a variety of shapes and designs suitable for different needs, from thin pencil tiles to bold molding tiles. Here are 5 situations where you will probably want trim tile. Edges The most important spot to use a trim tile is at the exposed edges of any tile surface. This need often appears when you are running tile only partway up a wall. It would not really do to simply end the tile...

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What You Need to Know About Glass Tile

Some interesting information about the benefits of glass tile Glass tile can provide a wonderful infusion of color, light, and interest to any room, thanks to the way it reflects and refracts light. If you’re interested in using glass tile in your property, you might want to know a little bit more about this material. A Practical Choice Glass tile tends to look pretty upscale, but in reality it can be a very practical choice even for heavily used areas in family homes. Glass tile is designed to be shatter resistant, and it is also very easy to clean because the surface of the glass is totally...

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5 Ways to Use Decorative Tile in the Shower

Creative ideas for incorporating decorative tile into your design. No matter how large or small your bathroom may be, the shower stall is going to take up a significant amount of wall space. While you may prefer to cover the majority of the stall in a classic tile such as a white subway tile or a natural stone tile, you certainly don’t want to end up making things too neutral. Fortunately, there are many creative ways to incorporate decorative tile into your design. Bands and Borders The most typical way to incorporate decorative tile into a shower is of course with a decorative band or border...

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Top Tile Trends for 2016

7 of the most intriguing tile trends from Italy revealed Wondering what kinds of looks will emerge as the top tile trends of 2016? Judging by the tiles on display at the Cersaie ceramic tile exhibition in Bologna, Italy a few months ago, here are some of the looks we can expect to be embraced by top designers in 2016. Chevrons If you keep up with design trends at all, you’ve no doubt already noticed chevrons making an appearance. Laying rectangular tile in a chevron pattern is an excellent way to add a bit of extra visual interest to a tiled wall, floor, or backsplash—especially when the tile...

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