We will be closed for the holidays from December 23rd – January 1st and will reopen on January 2nd. Happy Holidays!

Blog

Tips for Beautiful Outdoor Floor Tile

Learn about some important considerations for choosing outdoor floor tile. The ability to enjoy outdoor living spaces year-round is a huge benefit of life here in southern California. But are you happy with the look and feel of your porch, patio, pool deck, or other outdoor living space? If bare concrete or ugly old tile is keeping you from feeling calm and pampered when relaxing outside, Mission Tile West can help.We have many different types of beautiful, durable outdoor tile in stock and we can help you select the right tile to refine the aesthetic of your outdoor space. Here are some tips...

Read more...

How Tile Compares to Other Flooring Options

Learn why ceramic tile makes a better choice than wood, carpet, or vinyl. At Mission Tile West, it’s no secret that we believe stone, terra cotta, and ceramic tile make some of the best and most beautiful flooring options for every room in your home—and for outdoor spaces too. It’s not just professional bias that makes us feel this way. There are very sound reasons for choosing tile flooring over other options. Read on to learn more about how tile compares to wood, carpet, and vinyl flooring. Wood Wood flooring has an undeniable earthy appeal, but it can be delicate, and, unless you like...

Read more...

What Does a Bathroom Tile Project Really Cost?

Learn about important costs to include in your bathroom tile renovation budget. When it comes to installing new bathroom tile on your floors, walls, or shower surround, the actual cost per square foot for your tile is just the beginning. There are many other costs that you may need to account for in your renovation budget. Here is a brief overview to help you start planning your bathroom tile renovation.Demolition Costs: Of course, before you can install your lovely new bathroom tile, you must remove the old tile. This step is relatively easy to do yourself if you don’t mind getting your...

Read more...

2015’s Pantone Color of the Year is Perfect for Talavera Tile

Rich, earthy, red-brown “marsala” pairs well with many types of tile. Every year, the Pantone company designates a single shade as their color of the year. For 2015, the winner is marsala, a rich red-brown color named after Sicily’s Marsala wine. Lovers of traditional, earthy design palettes will rejoice at this choice, which is a marked contrast to the 2014’s bright Radiant Orchid and 2013’s vivid Emerald Green.Marsala can be used as a bold neutral that can pair equally well with warm and cool shades, especially ambers, yellows, bright blues, and turquoises. It also adds pop to traditional...

Read more...

5 Points to Cover When Getting Tile Design Help

Learn how to get the most from your collaboration with our in-house tile design consultants. Designing with tile can be very exciting. But with so many different colors, shapes, styles, and materials to choose from, it can also be a bit overwhelming. Fortunately, the expert tile design consultants at Mission Tile West can help. Whether you just want a bit of help understanding how different tile bodies and glazes stand up as flooring, or whether you want to have your entire tile design project taken care of from concept to completion, you can come to our showroom for expert service.One of the reasons...

Read more...