Ceramic Tile

Shaw Laminate Flooring
... have difficulty spotting the difference. an accolade to current manufacturing technology, laminate flooring continues to make pioneering breakthroughs. it now conveys the genuine look of hardwood or ceramic tile. an assortment of shades and finishes allows you to choose the hardwood look down to the species and now, laminate flooring is mimics hardwood even more. shaw laminate flooring touchabl...
MAPEI Grout
...apei grew from a small wall-paint producer into a specialist in adhesives and sealants for building during the 1950's. under mr. squinzi's leadership, the company developed its first adhesives for ceramic tile in the 1960's. rodolfo squinzi called the company "materiali ausiliari per edilizia e industria" (auxiliary materials for construction and industry) and today the company is still refe...
American Olean® Tile
...american olean is capitalizing on our prominent name recognition and historically strong reputation as a quality provider of high-end ceramic tile to both commercial and residential users. the american olean brand is distributed through approximately 100 independent distributors who service about 5,000 retail outlets. we will continue to increase our presence in the independent distributor channel...
Mannington Laminate Flooring
...an any other...over two dozen in the past five years! and laminate offers advantages over the other flooring types - the exact ones it's designed to resemble: why choose a laminate tile floor over ceramic tile the elegant look, without the worry a softer, warmer feel underfoot easier maintenance and grout free installation affordability why choose a laminate plank floor over hardwood ...
CHAPCO® Adhesives
...this day, more than five decades later, that promise still holds true. chapco continues to produce cost effective, state-of-the-art adhesives and specialty products for carpet, resilient flooring and ceramic tile applications that outperform the competition. exceptional performance with every application, coupled with an unending dedication to the customer is what allows chapco to remain a leader...
Tarkett Resilient Flooring
... styling and installation needs of a diverse customer base. tarkett’s residential sheet, floor tile and laminate products recreate a broad range of natural materials-slates, marbles, saltillo and ceramic tiles and woodgrains-that today’s consumers prefer. the nature’s touch™ embossing technique, available on select products, lends a realistic surface texture. a sophisticated palette of new ...
InterCeramic® USA Tile
...llas, el paso, and san antonio areas. by coupling products manufactured by interceramic with a collection of imported tiles from around the world, we developed a unique operation among american ceramic tile distributors. this approach to tile distribution proved popular and allowed us to expand our system rapidly, covering the majority of texas (including the houston, austin and fort...
TEC Specialty Products
...roducts are used in both commercial and residential applications, for new construction and renovation. popular products include full flex® tile and stone mortar, accucolor® tile grout, double duty™ ceramic tile adhesive, the perfect putdown® floor covering adhesive, tec® exterior insulation finish systems and tuff-lite® epoxy terrazzo flooring.  headquartered in palatine, illinois, tec also...
WF Taylor Adhesives
...taylor co. inc. (“taylor”) manufacturers state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly adhesives and epoxies for the installation of floor covering products such as resilient flooring, carpet, wood, ceramic tiles, and vinyl composition tiles. taylor also manufactures a complete solvent-based line of products for installation of the high-pressure laminates used in the cabinet and furniture...
LAUFEN Tile
...rican ceramics in 1985. since that time, laufen has manufactured quality tile designed for the u.s. market. in 1995, laufen increased its role in the tile market with the acquisition of united states ceramic tile company. in 1999, the roca group, the leading spanish sanitaryware manufacturer, acquired laufen. the combined roca-laufen group is the second largest sanitaryware manufacturer and the...
Marazzi USA Tile
...s, forward-thinking individuals and companies of various backgrounds, marazzi group is a multinational, multicultural, worldwide enterprise that leads the world in design, manufacture and sale of ceramic tiles as well as other flooring materials, sanitary wares and bathroom furnishings still based on its visionary and systematic strategy. the group operates through five (5) business u...
Emser Tile
... in los angeles, ca and operates 18 distribution centers located throughout california, arizona, nevada, utah, colorado, tennessee, new jersey and the pacific northwest. emser has been importing ceramic tile and natural stone from around the world for over 30 years. our extensive contacts and long term relationships allow us to supply the highest quality products at competitive prices with ...
Azuvi Ceramic Tile
...azuvi first started its industrial activity in villarreal (castellon) in 1956 and more than 50 years have elapsed since then. all through these years azuvi has got to be one of the main reference companies in the ceramic sector. azuvi has several branches in usa although its head office is sited in villarreal. two venture companies, qualitas equality partners and lombard odier darier he...
Ceratec Ceramic Tiles
...established in 2007, ceratec, inc. is a silicon valley company that provides ceramic material solution mainly for semiconductor, electronics and precise machinery industries. our core business is to provide fine ceramic products used in the heart of semiconductor manufacturing equipment. we manufacture ceramic parts, wafer chucks and spray coated products, and provide refurbishment services for ...
Seneca Tiles
...thentically handmade tiles in the united states, and a recognized leader in manufacturing rustic, glazed tiles and unglazed paver tiles. as an importer, seneca offers the finest examples of unique ceramic tile products from around the world. some of the kilns seneca uses today were originally used by the st. stephen tile company founded in 1906 to manufacture clay field tile. these tiles wer...
XNY Ceramic Tile
...as one of the largest manufacturers of ceramic tile in china, xny-xin nan yue ceramics co., ltd. continues its journey with confidence and firm direction, with best wishes to all in the new millennium. it is a great pleasure to introduce our line of xny wall and floor tiles to you.we are committed to providing our customers with the widest coverage of export-business service along with the highes...
Porcelanosa® Tile
...of our products as home-making solutions for residential and commercial customers worldwide. as a result, today porcelanosa is much more than a tile company. increased consumer preference for ceramic tiles, corresponding shifts in architectural and design trends, and the economic buoyancy of the last decade are at the heart of the growth in our industry. in this context, porcelanosa ha...
Conestoga Tile
...conestoga ceramic tile distributors, inc., is a major wholesale distributor and importer of ceramic tile and allied products representing approximately 40 domestic and foreign manufacturers. conestoga tile's customer base is hundreds of tile contractors and floor covering dealers in pennsylvania, maryland, delaware, virginia, west virginia, and washington, dc. although conestoga tile does not sel...
Madera® Wood Tile
...ok of hardwood, they would choose hardwood. where homeowners want the look of tile or stone, they would choose madera for its warmth, beauty and durability. why choose madera wood tile over ceramic tile, porcelain tile or natural stone tile?   madera is naturally warm. ceramic is cold. madera is beautiful with rich natural stone textures. madera has a warranty. ceramic has no...
LATICRETE® SpectraLOCK™
...laticrete spectralock is a totally new concept in grout for use with ceramic tile and stone. spectralock is versatile- for use on tile or stone, in residential or commercial applications, on walls, floors or counters. spectralock offers affordable value and lasting beauty. it is highly stain resistant with vibrant and consistent color- no shading or mottling. won't fade, cr...
CarpetOne Carpet
...ve in north america, carpet one floor & home allows us enormous buying power and access to all the major brands, mills and manufacturers. we offer the largest selection of carpet, hardwood, laminate, ceramic tile, vinyl and more - and you'll always find the best prices and great savings... everyday. with the personal service from our specially trained flooring experts, you'll find the product, war...
Ceramica Uno©
...with ceramica uno© it's easy to turn any floor or decorating project into a masterpiece of ceramic design. this beautiful, durable line of domestic and imported ceramic tiles lets you add elegance and style anywhere in the home. our versatile selection of ceramica uno© includes a vast array of colors, styles, sizes and shapes...
Congoleum® DuraCeramic
...tile has finally come into the 21st century. now you can have all the advantages of a ceramic tile floor with performance features designed to meet today's demanding lifestyles. new duraceramic is warmer to the touch, more comfortable underfoot, and faster and easier to install than traditional ceramic tile. you can even choose to install duraceramic with grout or without it. t...
Del Conca Ceramic Tile
...in a profoundly globalized sector such as the ceramic industry, with hundred of competitors fighting for market share in the four corners of the world, the del conca group some time ago focused its attention on factors of competitive production. it is no accident that the group uses the most advanced technology and applies the most recent techniques which experimentation and research has brought t...
Recer Ceramic Tile
...recer is the largest company in the municipality of oliveira do bairro and one of the greatest portuguese ceramic industries. recer's high-quality products and image derives from researches for new products and is on the constant look out for new markets. recer is always more and more in the van, showing new concepts. this happened with the new line of products created by ana salazar, the most...
Olympia Tile
...olympia tile supply the united states, the carribean and canada with the enduring charm and beauty of ceramic tile and natural stones. you will find unparalleled selection and service. we keep our modern warehouses filled with a broad and deep inventory of exciting tile choices, insuring you prompt and dependable service. come in and inspect them all; plan and order in an atmosphere of beauty, com...
Barwalt® Tools
... diversified, our growth is still closely tied to the publics use of ceramic tile. long range prospects for continued growth depend on the consumers perception of beauty, utility and longevity of ceramic tile. quality tools enable a skilled craftsperson to accomplish exceptional workmanship. since 1977, barwalt® tool company has led in innovation with an ever growing line of products th...
Azulev Ceramic Tile
... result of this corporate approach is plain for all to see. since 1940, azulev has not stopped growing; this ongoing expansion has enabled it to become one of the world’s leading companies in the ceramic tile manufacturing sector. at azulev we have not forgotten about how we got our start as a family-run business. from those early days—when much of the process was manual—to today’s cutt...
Mohawk Ceramic Tile
...rers in the united states. today, the mohawk brand name means more than just carpet. mohawk markets a wide variety of flooring types including carpeting, rugs, mats, laminate, hardwood, resilient and ceramic tile. when you purchase a mohawk floor, you're purchasing more than just a floor - you're buying from a company that american families have trusted for more than 120 years...
MasterTile
...h the kind of prompt and personal service that our customers require and deserve. master tile has been in the business in texas for over 55 years and was one of the original u.s. companies to import ceramic tile. the company has expanded from a single location in houston to fifteen in texas and oklahoma. the west coast operation opened in late 2002 with a main branch in anaheim, along with branch...
Lithofin
...innovations, and the company was soon able to offer a product range for diverse applications. in 1979 heinz-peter stingel, who had become the company's new director, focused all activities on the ceramic tile and natural stone market. the products were bundled under a new brand: lithofin. based on the two pillars of quality and service, lithofin soon outgrew the german borders: first into ...
Megatrade Ceramic Tile
...since 1986, megatrade has manufactured and distributed its own line of fine ceramic tile. we also import and distribute ceramic and porcelain tiles from around the world. today megatrade maintains an inventory of 12 million s/f of tile in our new 125,000 s/f miami warehouse. we provide excellent customer service, competitive prices and fast reliable service. we encourage you to view our website, f...
MAPEI Flooring Adhesives
...the company’s first adhesives were for linoleum, later followed by ceramic tile, stone, carpet, pvc and wood. specialization became a hallmark of mapei. always forward-thinking, mr. squinzi made it a personal mission to identify trends in the building and flooring industry and to stay a step ahead of those trends by bringing innovative products to market that immediately met the newly founded dema...
American Tile
...receive from us meet your design and construction goals. to best guarantee that we are able to serve you in the most appropriate and productive manner, you may wish to review the following summary of ceramic tile product criteria. these are the qualities and criteria that american tile uses in recommending products and judging their suitability in a particular installation. our quality assurance...
PortStone Flooring
...er proprietary components all reinforced with a woven fiberglass mesh. it is made to resemble brick, stone, slate, and tile. portstone is only 1/4" thick, yet it has more impact resistance than ceramic tile or even full sized brick. portstone has the look and feel of brick and stone, but it is much easier and faster to install. it is installed much like ceramic tile onto thin-set mortar...
Bedrosians® Tile
...as an independent importer and distributor of ceramic tile, natural stone and allied products, bedrosians has the pick of the lot when it comes to product selection and distribution. we comb the world to find the finest quality tiles and stones that satisfy the latest design trends. and since we are independent, this gives us great flexibility in providing the ceramic tile or natural stone that be...
Tierra Sol Ceramic Tile
...residential and commercial distributors of ceramic tile, porcelain tile, natural stone, glass mosaic, and related accessories...
Julian Ceramic Tile
...established in 1978 julian ceramic tile inc. has grown to be one of the top tile wholesale-distributors in western canada, employing over 60 people. our head office and main warehouse are located in burnaby, b.c., with branch offices and warehouses in edmonton, calgary, and winnipeg. the julian collection includes a huge selection of ceramic, porcelain and natural stone tiles from aro...
Saint-Gaudens Metal Arts
...azine, and in a designer’s showcase home.  together, she and ken created one of the first solid bronze tile collections in the world. in 2004, valerie ventured into the world of glazed handmade ceramic tile with the balboa collection: tile combined with sculpted bronze overlay designs. her latest interest is glass tile, beginning with the avalon collection of art glass tiles in 2007. ...
Mulia Tile
...and asia pacific regions such as australia and new zealand. moreover, to serve the growing north and south american market, mulia inc. was established in the early 90’s as a leading wholesaler of ceramic tiles and glass blocks in the u.s. our product portfolio consists of 3 brands – mulia tile and signature tile, each of which carries its distinct designs and sizes of floor, wall, decor...
Eleganza Tiles
... and porcelain tiles based in fullerton (anaheim), california. it has a customer based of more than 300 leading tile dealers and distributors in north america, and is being one of the fastest growing ceramic tile distributor in the western united states. from the beginning, we are committed to be the best and become the most innovative tile distributor with the aim to deliver high quality and styl...
Bedrosians® Commercial Flooring
...california, arizona, colorado, nevada, utah, washington, north carolina and florida with a national and international customer base. our growth has made bedrosians one of the largest independent ceramic tile and stone importers and distributors in the united states. our philosophy, however, is the same today as it was in 1948. that is, to provide the highest level of service possible, t...
Bedrosians® Natural Stone
...while ceramic tile is a man-made product, marble, granite, slate, limestone and quartzite are natural products made by mother nature. marble has been used for centuries to grace the most lavish buildings in the world. today, in the united states, marble is gaining popularity as a residential as well as a commercial finish material....
Genesee Ceramic Tile
...we offer the latest in natural stone, porcelain, glass & metal tiles. family owned & operated since 1973 with 4 convenient locations in burton, grand rapids, farmington hills & sterling heights, michigan. ...
Miles Distributors
...stone tile distributor and marketer in indiana, michigan, western ohio, and kentucky. with showroom locations in south bend, fort wayne, indianapolis, grand rapids, louisville, and traverse city, ceramic tile customers are served with expertise in all aspects of tile selection, delivery, maintenance, and proper installation procedures.      creative use of showroom display space means t...
Miracle Sealants
...hree generations of stone and tile care professionals. this experience enables us to recognize the best ways to care for marble, limestone, travertine, granite and other natural stone as well as ceramic tile and masonry surfaces. it was the catalyst for our first product, 511 impregnator introduced to the market place in 1984. through this product, we showed that properly protected natura...
Appiani Ceramica
...n of pressed powdered clay tiles at the turn of the 20th century and created new systems for processing and firing materials. its founder graziano appiani started production of the first coloured ceramic tiles in 1910 and built “eden village” to provide housing for his workers in a village that had its own restaurant, cinema and theatre: the first example of a forward thinking style of b...
SwanStone Solid Surface
...at captured the spirit of its time. the shell shower was the first in a long line of original kitchen and bath products from swan, including the circle shower as well as the industry's first non-ceramic tile bathtub wall system. in 1987, we introduced swanstone to the world, first with a line of vanity tops and bowls. swanstone quickly became known for its superior impact strength, heat ...
Ceramic Tileworks
...ceramic tileworks is a locally owned and operated ceramic and stone tile distributor. with an expectation of excellence, ceramic tileworks is dedicated to be the leading resource for innovative products, design assistance and technical information for our clients in the residential and commercial markets.  we represent exclusive lines from the leading foreign and domestic manufacturers o...
Armstrong Vinyl Tile
...armstong vinyl tile flooring is now more stylish than ever. vinyl floor tiles are available in a variety of patterns, colors and styles that closely resemble natural products like wood, stone, and ceramic tile. floor tile is easy to install and easy to care for. vinyl tile is a durable, low-maintenance and affordable flooring that's quick to install, and can be used in any room of the home. it’s ...
Ragno USA Tile
...ceramiche ragno s.p.a. (founded in 1950) and marazzi ceramiche s.p.a. (founded in 1935) are the two oldest continuously running italian ceramic tile manufacturers ...
EURO Ceramic Tile Distributors
...euro ceramic tile distributors has been a leader in the distribution of fine ceramic, porcelain, and natural stone tile in western canada for 30 years. we currently service all of western canada through our extensive dealer network and through our showroom and distribution centres in burnaby b.c., calgary and edmonton, alberta. ...
Armstrong Luxury Vinyl Floors
...shopping for a different kind of vinyl floor? armstrong’s new luxury vinyl floors may be just what you’re looking for! alterna is the luxury vinyl tile that looks like ceramic tile or stone, while luxe plank luxury vinyl (a “best new home product” in 2010 from this old house magazine) looks like hardwood. you have to see and feel these luxury vinyl floors to appreciate the difference. alterna vin...
Armstrong Engineered Tile
...alterna™ luxury vinyl tile flooring is the innovative alternative to natural stone and ceramic tile. like stone and ceramic, it's incredibly beautiful and durable. but a comfortable surface makes alterna tiles warmer to the touch, kinder to your feet, and easier to care for in any room of your home. lasting strength - enjoy superior durability backed by our lifetime warranty — tiles are water...
InterCeramic® USA Stone
...interceramic, a top manufacturer and distributor of ceramic tile and natural stone in north america was founded in 1979 by oscar almeida, his family and partners. today, oscar’s son, victor almeida is the chairman and the chief executive officer operating all interceramic business in canada, united states, mexico, central america, and china. during the first two years of business, internacional...
Glazzio Tiles
...lazzio tiles can be used in a virtually unlimited range of applications, for instance: · kitchen walls and back-splash · bathroom wall and back-splash · showers · borders to soften conventional ceramic tiled walls · highlight external building features and garden walls · pools, spas and waterfalls · and any applications to suit your imagination with the use of effective spot lighting ...
Alfagres Terrazo
...alfagres has more than 54 year’s experience in manufacturing wall and floor coverings. excellent durable ceramic tile, high density quarry tile and stone products. high quality standards with multiple design solution make alfagres a leader in finishing products for the construction world. ...
Alfagres Ceramic Tile
...alfagres has more than 54 year’s experience in manufacturing wall and floor coverings. excellent durable ceramic tile, high density quarry tile and stone products. high quality standards with multiple design solution make alfagres a leader in finishing products for the construction world. ...
Alfagres Quarry Tile
...alfagres has more than 54 year’s experience in manufacturing wall and floor coverings. excellent durable ceramic tile, high density quarry tile and stone products. high quality standards with multiple design solution make alfagres a leader in finishing products for the construction world. ...
Diaplas Trims & Mouldings
...diaplas is a leading canadian manufacturer of mouldings for ceramic tiles installation offering a wide range of quality products in durable pvc and aluminum edgings across america. since 1989, diaplas’ success was built on the company’s integrity and firm commitment to provide high end products at competitive prices, as well as ensure top of the line customer service to meet clients’...
Mohawk Vinyl Flooring
...tures some of the most innovative, versatile, and high-performing flooring available. premium vinyl flooring offers the richness and texture of more expensive natural materials, such as hardwood, ceramic tile, and stone, without maxing out your budget. offered in tile, plank, and sheet formats, vinyl flooring boasts realistic visuals, easy installation, and a high level of comfort. ...
Otto Tile
...d va. in 2011, the company established otto mosaic highline / magnolia tile, a luxury line, consisting of 18 collections of high quality marble and travertine as well as beautiful porcelain and ceramic tile. magnolia tile sources its materials from within their exclusive partnership with eight affiliate companies located at alicante, spain-carrara. italy – afyon and aydin, turkey – xiame...
Mannington Adura® Max
...m where style and performance matters in a new home. special attention has been paid to style details like realistic wood grains and surface textures, long and wide planks, variable width planks, and ceramic tile looks  available in a variety of shapes, sizes, textures, and installation options  all mannington floors are floorscore® certified which means they are independently tested and meet st...
Midgley West Porcelain/Ceramic Tile
...welcome to midgley west, your specialist in tile distribution for over 100 years. we are proud to bring our comprehensive product portfolio of porcelain, natural stone, glass mosaics and fine ceramic tile to central and eastern canada. our extensive supplier network is strategically chosen and honed via personal relationships to provide specialized service to retailers, architects, contr...
Midgley West Natural Stone Floors
...welcome to midgley west, your specialist in tile distribution for over 100 years. we are proud to bring our comprehensive product portfolio of porcelain, natural stone, glass mosaics and fine ceramic tile to central and eastern canada. our extensive supplier network is strategically chosen and honed via personal relationships to provide specialized service to retailers, architects, contr...
Virginia Tile
...d rbc tile and stone, as part of a strategic goal to become the leading distributor in the midwest, now servicing 14 states. today, the company enjoys a position as one of the premier providers of ceramic tile and natural stone, along with resilient flooring and woodworking products in selected regions. meeting the demands and budgets of all residential and commercial requirements, virginia til...
Roca Tile Usa
...a is an offspring of the roca corporation. it is a worldwide leader in manufacturing, distributing and marketing of high-quality ceramic and porcelain tile under two brands roca and united states ceramic tile. the company’s product range offers solutions for multiple uses, from versatile wall tile to highly resistant indoor and outdoor floor tiles, including single colors, marble, wood, ...
MSI Surfaces
...offers the greatest product variety in the marketplace. we import over 46,000 containers per year and manage an inventory of over 125 million square feet, including over 4,500 skus of porcelain & ceramic tile, quartz countertops, natural stone countertops and tile (granite, marble, travertine, slate, limestone, quartzite, and sandstone), prefabricated countertops, decorative mosaics, and...
General Ceramic Tiles
...lso dedicate our time to always being in a positive position to deliver only the best services possible, so that our customers can maintain their competitive edge. the most defining factor of general ceramic tiles resides in people who create a real difference in the business. we are a staff that works together, every single individual on the gct team is driven and invested in the achievements of ...
Floors 2000 Ceramic
...floors 2000 is a ceramic tile distributor/ importer in pensacola florida. all products are first quality and we maintain a 98% in stock position. we look forward to serving your ceramic and porcelain tile needs...
Ceramic Tile
...ceramic tile makes an attractive addition to any room of the house. most often found in kitchens and bathrooms, ceramic tile can also be used to decorate ceilings, showers, bathtubs, countertops, flooring, walls, and even outdoors. decorative ceramic tile is also one of the most versatile design elements for an interior designer or decorator. the range of colors, multitude of textures and shapes, ...
Ceramic Tile Countertops
...ceramic tile counter tops are inexpensive, durable and easy to clean making is a really good choice for countertops in the average home. because ceramic tile is installed a portion at a time, it can be handled by most capable do-it-yourselfers. ceramic tile counter tops are offered in wide range of colors, textures and price points. some of the drawbacks of ceramic tile counter tops are ...
Cork Flooring
...lly, left to dry, after which it can be loaded onto a truck and shipped to a processor. properties and uses varnished cork tiles can be used for flooring, as an alternative for linoleum, stone or ceramic tiles sheets of cork, also often the by-product of stopper production, are used to make floor and wall tiles. ...
Custom Wood Floors
...r and are a wonderful way to put a splash of personality and individual character in a home. mixed media - by combining wood with several different media such as slate, stone, marble, metal or ceramic tile, floor designs and patterns come to life. adding detail with paint is another alternative. designs properly applied will enhance and differentiate any wood floor. use a solid gloss or...
Floor Tile (glazed)
...glazed ceramic tile has an impervious facial finish fused to a semi-vitreous (3.0% - 7.0% water absorption) ceramic body. the color of the tile is derived from the glaze layer, not from the tile body, as the body color can differ from the surface color. glazed ceramic meets the needs of many installations at a reasonable cost...
Hard Surface Flooring
...hard flooring (not to be confused with "hardwood") is a family of flooring materials that includes concrete or cement, ceramic tile, glass tiles, and natural stone products. ceramic tile are clay products which are formed into thin tiles and fired. ceramic tiles are set in beds of mortar or mastic with the joints between tiles grouted. varieties of ceramic tiles include quarry tile, porcelain, te...
Linoleum Flooring
...grades or gauges, and were printed with thinner layers which were more prone to wear and tear. high quality linoleum is flexible and thus can be used in buildings where a more rigid material (such as ceramic tile) would crack. ...
Luxury Vinyl Tile
... flooring offers 3d printing technology which adds depth and realism, durability, with a high performance wearlayer to a vinyl tile. lvt offers the option of a more budget friendly floor than wood or ceramic tile. the design options of luxury vinyl tile flooring make it a desirable material, but this flooring also has many properties that homeowners look for in their flooring. extremely resistant ...
Porcelain Tile
...iles is a state-of-the-art product that is gaining approval among homeowners, builders, and interior designers. produced from super-fine porcelain clay and fired at a higher temperature than ordinary ceramic tile, porcelain flooring tiles are dense and strong and made for today's demanding commercial and residential applications both indoors and out. available in glazed and unglazed, high-gloss an...
Resilient/Vinyl Flooring
...oring stands out as the easiest to install and the most economical. resilient flooring is available in a multitude of designs, including looks that simulate natural materials such as wood, stone, and ceramic tile. the wide selection of solid colors and graphic patterns that only resilient flooring can achieve will complement any style of décor. the combination of design options, easy installation ...
Sheet Vinyl Flooring
...vinyl sheet is a resilient flooring that people often use as an alternative to natural stone, ceramic tile or even hardwood. it comes in a roll that is cut to size. single solid surface makes it an excellent choice for moisture-prone rooms like kitchens and baths. layered construction and protective finish make it durable and long-lasting. far more depth and texture than it did a generation ago, ...
Throw / Scatter Rugs
...s. let your tastes, needs, and budget direct you. throw rugs are a favorite in the kitchen. right in front of the sink, where you generally stand and clean dishes is a perfect place. especially when ceramic tile is used in the kitchen is this more important. tile is very slippery when wet. by having a rug directly in front of the sink area, any water will be absorbed by the rug, instead of creati...
Basement Flooring Guide
...ailable in wood or stone visuals, almost any flooring idea you can imagine can be brought to life in your basement. alternaalterna engineered tile is the perfect alternative to traditional stone and ceramic tile in high-traffic basements. it's water, scratch and stain repellent, resists cracking, and is warmer and more comfortable underfoot. plus, it's faster, easier and cleaner to install — less...
ADURA®Max Plank Flooring
...d quiet in homes with multiple stories, plus those with media rooms, music rooms and kids play spaces  can be installed over existing hard surface floors, including those with grout lines (like ceramic tile)  features a thicker, more rigid waterproof core called hydroloc™  features scratchresist®, a premium scratch resistant surface protector, which helps keep floors looking newe...
Ideology™
...ideology™ fuses the timeless beauty of white marble with contemporary design. available in three neutral colors, this refined ceramic tile collection has been updated with larger sizes, elegant geometric mosaics and decorative tiles...
Alterna Engineered Tile
...more forgiving to your feet. installation made easyyes, it's possible to get gorgeous, durable-for-life flooring in just a day. alterna is faster, easier and cleaner to install than natural stone or ceramic tile — and best of all, less time and labor means your installation will cost less, too. alterna plankthe alterna plank collection offers a wide array of wood visuals in a new 8" x 48" and 6"...
Mohawk Partners with Sunshine on a Ranney Day
...o enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodelin...
The Architect’s Newspaper Honors LATICRETE with the ‘Best of Products’ Awards
...ut is a patented high-performance epoxy grout that offers customers a unique opaque color that diffuses light for a vibrant finish. designed for residential and commercial use on interior or exterior ceramic tile, glass tile and stone applications, it’s ideal for regrouting swimming pools, fountains and other wet areas. spectralock pro premium translucent grout is an enhancement of spectralock pro...
LATICRETE Launches 170.5 Sound & Crack Isolation
...bally proven construction solutions for the building industry, has launched 170.5 sound & crack isolation mat, a high-performance acoustical underlayment system that muffles impact noises through ceramic tiles, stone and other hard surfacing materials. the 170.5 sound & crack isolation mat is a greenguard certified, 5-millimeter thick rubberized membrane comprised of 88.5% post-consumer ...
Mohawk Momentum Roadshow Coming to a City Near You
...hance residential and commercial spaces around the world. mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all rem...
Mohawk Expands Pergo Extreme Line with Wood Fundamentals Collection
...hance residential and commercial spaces around the world. mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, hardwood, stone and vinyl flooring. our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all...
Vinyl Flooring That Looks Like Stone
...e the cold, hard surface of natural stone flooring, vinyl flooring is warmer and more comfortable underfoot. engineered tile in particular has been proven to be significantly warmer to the touch than ceramic tile, and even though it offers the stability and strength of stone, its surface is much more forgiving on the feet. easy care for busy lifestyles hard-wearing, durable stone-look vinyl fl...
7 Reasons Why Vinyl Plank is Better Than Ceramic Tile
...chnology advances, so does the way the flooring we install in our homes is engineered. if you’re weighing the pros and cons of both options, here are 7 reasons why vinyl plank is a better choice than ceramic tile: cost. vinyl plank is much more budget-friendly than ceramic tile. depending on the type of tile you are choosing, ceramics can cost as much as hardwood or high-quality carpet. materials...
Is Luxury Tile the Same as Linoleum Flooring?
...lyvinyl chloride (pvc), which is flexible yet resilient and durable. a state-of-the-art printing technology realistically imitates a variety of popular flooring materials such as wood, natural stone, ceramic tile, and more. it is affixed to a felt backing, and coated with a urethane coating layer that protects it from wear and damage. designs linoleum: although throughout its history linoleum h...
Advice from SMART Carpet and Flooring: Elderly Should Avoid Using Porcelain Tile in Bathrooms
... national council on aging. the advice from smart carpet and flooring is to replace bathroom flooring with modern luxury vinyl flooring, which is more slip-resistant than traditional porcelain or ceramic tiles typically used in bathrooms. when selecting a new bathroom flooring material, seniors should consider three factors: slip-resistance; cleaning and maintenance; and durability to a...
Mohawk Cushions all Seven Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walks for Third year
...hance residential and commercial spaces around the world. mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, hardwood, stone and vinyl flooring. our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all...
Material Matters
...ause it stands up well to the heavy traffic and spills common in that space. however, tile can also be slippery and can be uncomfortable if you spend long amounts of time on your feet in the kitchen. ceramic tile is the easiest to install but not as resistant to damage as porcelain or stone tile. the latter options require more skilled installation, and stone especially tends to be more expensive....
Bathroom renovations even the pickiest in-laws will love
...orage for shower necessities like shampoo, body wash, soap and razors is both practical and luxurious. it's easy to have a built-in storage recess added to the shower during re-tiling, or you can add ceramic tile shelving in the corner of the shower. a curved shower rod is a must - and a super-easy diy project - for bathrooms with a tub and shower combination. the curved rod ensures no guest will ...
Wood Trails
...wood trails, a high-density ceramic tile, is a beautiful wood inspired collection, offering a range of colors to suit any design style. the four colors cover the spectrum of popular and trendy colors: appalachian brown, batona gray, glacier white and pinells beige. high density ceramic tiles by interceramic® are produced using advanced technology that allows ceramic products, such as wood trails,...
Montpellier
...montpellier, a high-density ceramic tile, brings stunning marble design to ceramic tile. montpellier reinvents the subtle veining and natural color variation found in marble. the soft transition of colors throughout the tile creates a feeling of soothing tranquility, elevating any design to a new level. high density ceramic tiles by interceramic® are produced using advanced technology that allows...
Karastan and Landy & Arcari Honor New England's Most Talented Designers
...t karastan karastan® is part of mohawk® industries, a leading supplier of flooring for both residential and commercial applications. mohawk offers a complete selection of broadloom carpet, hardwood, ceramic tile, laminate, stone, vinyl, rugs and other home products. these products are marketed under the premier brands in the industry, which, in addition to karastan®, include mohawk®, columbia, da...
Colorful Springtime Crafts - Easy projects add color to the home
...ibbon and tie a bow stamped tile magnets project courtesy of amy bell, www.positivelysplendid.com crafting time: 1-2 hours skill level: no experience necessary supplies and tools: small ceramic tiles disc magnets martha stewart satin acrylic craft paint in blue calico martha stewart fair isle dots adhesive stencils small foam pouncers heavy-duty adhesive 1. adhere the st...
Create Your Dream Green Kitchen
...r backsplash. there are three main types of recycled materials: ceramic, metal and glass. old bottles and windows make up the materials in glass tile; old plates and clay vases are recycled to become ceramic tile; and those old soda cans become aluminum metal tile. all of these materials come in a variety of shades and styles to fit the look of your dream kitchen. adding in a new laminate countert...
Nick-of-time tips to make your home holiday ready
... easier than ever to change the look of countertops and cabinets. while you're swapping out knobs and drawer pulls, consider giving tired laminate countertops a coat of paint. add a new backsplash in ceramic tile or natural stone, or go quick and easy with peel-and-stick metal tile that evokes the look of classic tin. 3. guest bath/powder room after the kitchen, the guest bath or powder room...
Joyful Heart Foundation rolls out Karastan red carpet for star-studded fundraising event
...t karastan karastan® is part of mohawk® industries, a leading supplier of flooring for both residential and commercial applications. mohawk offers a complete selection of broadloom carpet, hardwood, ceramic tile, laminate, stone, vinyl, rugs and other home products. these products are marketed under the premier brands in the industry, which, in addition to karastan®, include mohawk®, columbia, da...
Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West Gets a Face-lift
...stom rugs by karastan. karastan is part of mohawk industries, a leading supplier of flooring for both residential and commercial applications. mohawk offers a complete selection of broadloom carpet, ceramic tile, wood, stone, laminate, vinyl, rugs and other home products. these products are marketed under the premier brands in the industry, which, in addition to karastan, include mohawk, ralph la...
Mohawk “Colors of Spring” National Sale Features Aggressive Consumer Rebate and Financing Offers, Free TV Commercials
...tive or visit www.mohawktoday.com. about mohawk mohawk is a leading supplier of flooring for both residential and commercial applications. mohawk offers a complete selection of broadloom carpet, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone, vinyl, rugs and other home products. these products are marketed under the premier brands in the industry, which include mohawk, karastan, ralph lauren, lees, bige...
Karastan Revitalizes 70-Year-Old Beauty in Heritage Kirman Crimson
...$999 about karastan karastan is part of mohawk industries, a leading supplier of flooring for both residential and commercial applications. mohawk offers a complete selection of broadloom carpet, ceramic tile, wood, stone, laminate, vinyl, rugs and other home products. these products are marketed under the premier brands in the industry, which, in addition to karastan, include mohawk, ralph la...
Karastan Featured in 4th Annual Hearst Magazines ‘Designer Visions: Cinema Style’
...om. about karastan karastan is part of mohawk industries, a leading supplier of flooring for both residential and commercial applications. mohawk offers a complete selection of broadloom carpet, ceramic tile, wood, stone, laminate, vinyl, rugs and other home products. these products are marketed under the premier brands in the industry, which, in addition to karastan, include mohawk, ralph la...
Why Choose Ceramic Tile?
...eramic tile has been used in the design of buildings for thousands of years. it’s an extremely durable and easy to care for product that when properly installed and maintained will last the lifetime of a building. it creates a dynamic first impression and has the ability to bring any space (indoors or out) to life with the use of colors, textures and shapes.....
Ceramic vs. Porcelain. What’s the difference?
...he use of the terms ceramic and porcelain can be confusing. the term “ceramic tile” is often used as a generic name for all types of tile (porcelain included). however, the term is also (and traditionally) used to describe a specific type of tile product that is made of white, red and/or brown clays mixed in with various minerals.......
Mohawk Ceramic Tile Installation with Chip Wade
...if your approach to home improvement is diy, then you want to ensure you're approaching every job fully equipped with the knowledge you need to do it right. when it comes to installing ceramic tile, there's a lot to know! hgtv's chip wade walks through every step of a mohawk ceramic tile installation project, even down to the necessary preparation and the recommended type of tile for certain jobs...
Alterna Installation Comparison
...alterna® engineered tile provides a faster, easier, and cleaner installation when compared to porcelain, stone, and ceramic tiles...
ceramic tile
...Made from clay or a mixture of organic materials, ceramic tile is finished by kiln firing. The common types are mosaic and quarr...
mosaic tile
...Small ceramic tile-- hard porcelain or glass, glazed or unglazed-- mounted on a backing for ease of installation. Often mosaic tiles are used to create designs for walls and floors...
quarry tile
...Glazed or unglazed ceramic tile made using an extrusion process. An example is the terra-cotta squares used in the Southwest...
buttering
...The spreading of a bond coat to the back of the ceramic tile immediately before tile is placed...
conventional installation
...Method of installing ceramic tile with Portland cement mortar...
epoxy adhesive
...A two-part adhesive system employing epoxy resin and epoxy hardener. Used for bonding ceramic tile to back-up material...
fire, decorating
...The process of firing ceramic or metalic decorations on the surface of glazed ceramic tile...
firing
...A step during the manufacture of ceramic tile using a kiln or furnace to develop desired properties through controlled heat treatment...
pregrouted tile
...A surfacing unit consisting of an assembly of ceramic tile bonded together at the edges by a material (generally elasiomeric) which completely seals the joints. The material (grout) may fill the joint completely or partially and may cover all, part, or none of the back surfaces of the tiles. The perimeter of these factory pregrouted sheets may include all, part or none of the joint between the she...
substrate
...The underlayment for the ceramic tile installation...
ceramic tile
...A ceramic surfacing unit, usually relatively thin in relation to facial area, made from clay or a mixture of clay and other ceramic material. Has glazed or unglazed face and is fired above red heat in the course of manufacture to a temperature sufficiently high to produce specific physical properties and characteristics...
vertical broken joint
...Ceramic tile installaton featuring each vertical row offset for half its length...
waterproof laminate
...resistant core is designed to keep water from soaking into the material, staining it, or causing it to swell and buckle. However, it isn't waterproof in the same way as sheet vinyl, natural stone, or ceramic tile. Yet, it is an inexpensive alternative and does offer good water-resistance. Technically, most waterproof laminate is more water-resistant than fully waterproof. This is because ...
Laminate Flooring
...ayer. Laminate may be more durable than hardwood, but cannot be refinished like hardwood. Laminate flooring is available in many different patterns which can resemble different woods or even ceramic tile. It usually locks or taps together. Underlayment is required for laminate flooring to provide moisture and noise control. The common installation method for laminate flooring is a...
hard surface
...Hard Surface Flooring (not to be confused with "hardwood") is a family of flooring materials that includes concrete or cement, ceramic tile, glass tiles, and natural stone products. Ceramic tiles are clay products which are formed into thin tiles and fired. Ceramic tiles are set in beds of mortar or mastic with the joints between tiles grouted. Varieties of ceramic tiles include quarry ...
porcelain tile
...Porcelain is much harder than ordinary ceramic tiles and is usually selected, despite its higher price, for its hard-wearing nature. Porcelain can be used in both wet and dry areas such as bathrooms, showers and kitchens. The dense, hard surface of porcelain has made polishing a viable alternative to a glazed surface. This means that a tile can be fired, then a polish cut into the surf...
luxury vinyl
...me of the most versatile, innovative, and high-performing flooring available. High-quality vinyl flooring offers the luxuriance and texture of more expensive natural materials, such as natural stone, ceramic tile, and hardwood, without busting your budget. Offered in plank, tile, and sheet formats, vinyl flooring boasts realistic visuals, easy installation, and a high level of comfort. Lux...

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