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What You Need to Know Before Hiring Someone to Install Your Tile

Posted by GENROSE Stone and Tile on Sep 29, 2020 8:56:14 AM

Four Fast Facts to Help You Hire the Right Ceramic Tile Installer

Start your project right. Use an installer who knows how to make your investment beautiful and last for years to come.

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Topics: Tile, Porcelain Tile, Porcelain, Floor tile, ceramic tile, tile installation, Choosing the right installer, tile installers, experienced labor

Can I Set Tile Directly Over a Concrete Floor?

Posted by GENROSE Stone and Tile on Sep 28, 2020 1:28:27 PM

What You Need to Know Before Laying Tile on Concrete

Although putting tile directly over concrete is a common practice, there are a couple issues that need to be addressed to be sure your project stands the test of time, and won't cause issues down the road that could have been easily addressed up-front. The two most important factors are Moisture and Foundation Shifts. Generating a flat, dramatic tile floor doesn’t have to be hard if you plan ahead and take the necessary steps.

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Topics: Porcelain Tile, Porcelain, Sealing, subfloor, Floor tile, Helpful Tips on Tile Installation, tile installation, Lay Tile on Concrete

The Many Varieties of Tile and How to Use Each

Posted by GENROSE Stone and Tile on Aug 6, 2020 9:27:53 AM

 

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Because of tile’s wide variety of materials, shapes, sizes, and colors, there are limitless design possibilities and a limitless number of places it can be used. There is no doubt that it can be confusing. In addition to pre-manufactured tiles, there are a handful of companies that can hand-make custom designed tiles with the pattern, size, and color of your choice.

One of the few companies in the US that can supply everything including custom hand-crafted tile is GENROSE Stone and Tile.

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Topics: Glass Tile, Tile, Porcelain Tile, Porcelain, Floor tile, mosaics, kitchen backsplash, mosaic, subway tile, Quemere Handmade Tiles, Wall Tile, ceramic tile, San Marino Tile

Contemporary vs. Modern Design - Building Period-Correct Looks

Posted by GENROSE Stone and Tile on Aug 4, 2020 1:55:26 PM

The Similarities and Differences Between Today's Two Most Popular Looks

The terms Modern Design and Contemporary Design are often looked at as virtually the same, but if you consult interior design professionals, they will tell you that these are two very different design styles. Although they have their similarities, there is a world of difference.

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Topics: Porcelain Tile, Porcelain, Floor tile, Wood-Look Tile, Large Format Tile, Stone-look Tile, Chevron Pattern tiles, Herringbone pattern tiles, concrete-look tiles, Hexagon tiles, Terazzo tiles, Contemporary Design, Modern Design

Rectified Porcelain Tiles: Sleek and Seamless Design

Posted by Galleria Stone and Tile on Oct 31, 2018 1:11:07 PM

Rectified porcelain tiles are favored by homeowners, architects and designers for their sleek appearance and seamless edges, perfect for modern and industrial styles which have gained in popularity nowadays.

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Topics: Porcelain Tile, Porcelain, Floor tile, Wall Tile, bathroom design

Best Ceramic Tiles For Your Home Renovation

Posted by Galleria Stone and Tile on Oct 22, 2018 11:02:23 AM

Art is not limited to paintings, sculptures or any art pieces found and sold in galleries and museums. You can create your own piece of artwork by incorporating handmade ceramic tiles into any space in your house, it could be in your master bathroom or kitchen backsplash. The best ceramic tiles are those lovingly made by hand, and hand crafted to incorporated to the color palate that blends perfectly with the space you want to create.

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Topics: Porcelain Tile, Porcelain, Floor tile, heated floors, Wall Tile, bathroom design

Bathroom Porcelain Tiles: Your Best Flooring Option

Posted by Galleria Stone and Tile on Oct 16, 2018 10:22:52 AM

You might have heard it before, porcelain tiles are one of the best options for your bathroom. Yes, they are more expensive than ceramic tiles but there’s a reason they cost more than ordinary ceramic tiles. They are fired up at higher temperatures to ensure they are denser and stronger. They are also resistant to frost and moisture. Bathroom porcelain tiles are suited for in-floor heating systems as they keep the floor warm and toasty on cold mornings. 


Schluter DITRA-HEAT Floor Warming Systems: Combine the beauty and durability of tile with the comfort of an electric floor warming system to bring a touch of luxury into any room of the home.

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Topics: Porcelain Tile, Porcelain, Floor tile, heated floors, Wall Tile, bathroom design

Choosing the Right Stone Countertop

Posted by Irene Ferreira on Mar 23, 2016 10:00:00 AM

When choosing the stone for your countertop, there are a few things to consider: color, application, care and durability. Natural stone is unique. The variety of shades and colors inherent to natural stone are endless; each pattern is different. Some stones create a sense of movement, while others a more subdued look. All natural stone is porous to some degree and is subject to staining, etching, and wear, depending on the type of stone it is and its durability threshold. Most stone requires some level of care. Being aware of these distinctive differences will serve as a guide to selecting the right stone for your countertop.

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Topics: Vanities, Countertops, Stone, Fabrication, Quartz, kitchen, Granite Countertop, Quartzite Countertop, Marble Countertop, Limestone Countertop, Onyx, Soapstone Countertop, Soapstone, Choosing the right stone, Choosing the right stone countertop, Quartzite, Granite, Quartz Countertop, Limestone, Onyx Countertop, Porcelain Countertop, Porcelain

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