Monthly Archives: January 2016

  • Glass, Stone and Metal Decorative Mosaics

    Glass, Stone and Metal Decorative Mosaics

    Glass, stone and metal decorative mosaics make a tile installation design stand out. They add visual interest, an element of bling and whimsy, not to mention that they offer you the opportunity to create a wall or backsplash design completely unique to you.

    As Alena Capra mentions in Alena Capra, Interior Designer, Talks Tile and Design,

    "I love that tile can be mixed and matched in so many different ways. I can take glass and stone and porcelain and create something different each time even with a tight budget. I love using tile in unconventional areas. Tile goes beyond the kitchen and bath. It's different and it protects the wall."

    In this article, I introduce you to 5 new decorative mosaics available at Tile Outlets of America. What I like so much about them is that they mix together glass, stone as well as metal to create a particularly interesting decorative effect that each one's shape highlights beautifully.
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  • Be Cabinetry-Inspired With Kendra Weaver, Cabinet Designer at Tile Outlets in Fort Myers

    kendra-weaver-tile-outlets-of-america - Copy (300x253)The perfect complement to tile and stone is cabinetry which you can find at Tile Outlets of America in Fort Myers and Tampa, along with expert cabinet design help. In this article, we introduce you to Kendra M. Weaver, Cabinet Designer in the Fort Myers store.

    Meet Kendra Weaver, Cabinet Designer, Tile Outlets of America in Fort Myers

    TOA: Kendra, tell us about yourself and your background. Have you been in Fort Myers long?


  • Why You Need Grout When You Install Tile and Stone

    Why You Need Grout When You Install Tile and Stone

    When you install tile or stone, you need grout and you need the right grout. Don't let anyone convince you otherwise.

    Grout is an essential part of your tile installation and choosing the right grout can make all the difference between an installation that looks and performs beautifully over time and one that rapidly deteriorates into a dangerous eye-sore.

    There are several different types of grout on the market today and we’d like to tell you about three common ones used for tile and stone in...

  • Partnering With Habitat For Humanity In Fort Myers With Tile

    Ray Hampton, TOA, and Stephanie Davis, Habitat for Humanity in Fort Myers

    Possibly the best part of belonging to the Fort Myers community since 2002 is the opportunity to partner with Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties. We regularly donate tile (see Tile Outlets of America Surpasses 75 Truckloads / 350 pallets of tile donations to Habitat ReStore in Lee County/Fort Myers Florida in the past five years) and appreciate the relationship.

    In the photo, Stephanie Davis, ReStore Procurement Director for Habitat for Humanity of Lee & Hendry Counties, came in to Tile Outlets of America to thank us for our support and tile donations.  She is pictured with Ray Hampton, Tile Outlets' receiving manager in Fort Myers, who handles coordinating and preparing all Habitat donations.

    We recently caught up with Stephanie to learn more about Habitat for Humanity and the ReStore Program.
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