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Tile Terms Dictionary S – Z: Learn What Tile Terms Mean

We’ve covered some of the most common tile terms at the beginning of the alphabet and today we are going to cover some that come at the end of the alphabet. If you have additional questions about tiles, fell free to call at or come to our tile showroom. Sawed edge. Usually achieved via diamond blade, wire saw, or gang saw, a sawed edge is any clean-cut edge. Sealer. A product applied to tile to prevent it from absorbing liquid. It is not necessary for glazed ceramic tiles but is often used on more porous substances, such as natural stone, quarry tile, and the grout between tiles. ...

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Tile Terms Dictionary A – C: Learn What Tile Terms Mean

The truth about tiles is that figuring out how to install them, which tiles to choose, and how to take care of them can be a challenge. That is why you have to help you with all your tile design needs. While we are always happy to answer questions, we also know our clients like to have handy access to some of the most commonly used terms. Read on for definitions of some of the terms from A to C that we often use or are often used when tile purchase and installation is described. Then contact us at or stop by to see our exceptional options yourself. Absorption. This refers to the percentage...

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Ask the Tile Experts: Great Answers to Your Grout Questions

It is often the case that grout is not considered during the tile selection process but it is extremely important. Grout affects both the overall look and feel of your final results, and it has a huge role in how much maintenance you will need to do. In fact, grout can even affect how long your tile lasts. At we can help you with your grout selection when you purchase our incredible tiles. You can also continue reading to get answers to some of the most common questions people have about grout. What’s the best type of grout to use? That all depends on how it will be used. Epoxy is the most...

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3 Fireplace Trends to Look for in 2019

In most rooms with a fireplace, it is the architectural focal point. It is a beautiful installation that immediately draws the eye. As the homeowner, you can use this fireplace to your advantage to highlight your individual style. However, at we know that many people struggle to determine exactly what their personal style looks like. Today we are going to share three of the most popular trends we expect to see on fireplaces in 2019. If you have questions about using tile on fireplace, want expert advice on which tile to choose, or need a great place to find incredible tiles, then contact...

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Learn How to Match Your Tile with Your Countertops

Redecorating or building a brand-new kitchen involve a lot of exciting steps. While creating the exact kitchen you have been dreaming of is lovely, it can also be challenging. If you are not a professional designer then you may not know the best ways to match countertops with floors, appliances with wall coverings, and much more. Today at we are going to discuss some of our favorite types of countertops along with the best way to choose tile for them. If you have additional questions, or you want help designing your perfect kitchen or bathroom, contact at today. Marble countertops Marble...

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