Tile has been around for centuries, but new trends are giving this classic material a fresh update. If you watch home design shows or read design magazines, you’ve probably seen some of the gorgeous large format tiles and wood look tiles everyone is talking about.
Large Format Tile is a new take on a traditional look. With options scaled as large as 24” square, fewer grout lines can help visually expand a room. Which makes it a popular choice for both large and small rooms.
Wood-Look Tile is a porcelain tile that looks just like wood planks. It’s perfect if you want the look of wood but the durability of tile. Many people choose it for their kitchens, bathrooms, or basement living spaces—but it’s beautiful in any room.
The popularity of these trends demonstrates how versatile tile flooring is. With the wide range of styles, shapes and materials, you can create a look that is uniquely yours.
Start by getting tips on how to select the right flooring for you, and get a list of questions to ask. Then drop into one of our showrooms or schedule an in-home design consultation to get your new floor underway.
is made of sand, clays, and other natural materials molded together and then fired in a kiln. They can be glazed or unglazed. By adding a slight grain on the surface, they can even replicate the feel of real stone. Ceramic tile is moisture resistant and very durable.
is a type of ceramic tile that is fired at a higher temperature to make it even more dense and moisture resistant. So it’s suitable for both indoors and outdoors. One of the beauties of porcelain tile flooring is that it can mimic the authentic ridges and grains found in natural stone.
brings the colors and texture of nature in your home, adding a unique quality. Unlike ceramic or porcelain, it’s not manufactured. Yearly sealing of tile flooring is recommended for most types of tile, especially natural stone.
offers a unique look. Because it comes in a huge range of colors and styles, you can get really creative with your design. The translucent nature allows the color you choose to show through the depth of the tile. This gives it a sense of dimension while keeping your space light and bright.
is available in a wide range of designs, colors and budgets. It’s a trendy choice for kitchen backsplashes. One of the most popular metals for tiles is stainless steel, which is both stylish and low-maintenance.
has a shiny polished surface. Sometimes referred to as agglomerate or engineered tile, quartz is a composite material made from a combination of resin, quartz, sand, color pigment, and crushed mirror.
is unglazed ceramic tile. It naturally has a coarse surface, making it a good option for areas that might become slippery when wet, like a patio. It’s an inexpensive and durable option, less prone to chips and scratches, and is available in freeze-resistant grades for colder climates.
is hand-made from raw clay almost exclusively in North Central Mexico. It’s recognized for its beautiful aesthetic and natural coloration. Tiles can vary widely in size, shade, and texture, adding to the character of this distinctive tile.