Monthly Archives: March 2016

  • What's New in Tile: Pamesa at Cevisama 2016


    What's New in Tile: Pamesa at Cevisama 2016

    In this article, I'll share with you what's new in tile at Cevisama 2016 from the perspective of Pamesa, an important Spanish ceramic and porcelain tile resource for Tile Outlets of America.

    (If you missed my previous article about Cevisama 2016, be sure to read Feel and See Ceramic Tile Textures from Cevisama 2016.)
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  • Find Tile For Your Pool and Spa at Tile Outlets of America!


    Beautiful stone and glass mosaic tile for your pool and spa Stone & Glass 5/8 x 5/8 Mosaic backsplash

    If you're planning a swimming pool or spa, you should visit Tile Outlets of America where you'll find a beautiful selection of tile to choose from. If you need convincing, check out the pool and spa design ideas and tile products that I've gathered for you in this article.

    Note that this article was originally published on July 17, 2014. I've updated it to reflect some of the new pool and spa tile selections available.

    Each Tile Outlets store prominently features the Aquatica Pool & Spa Tile Collection display (see image below).  It includes an extensive selection of different types of tile for your pool and spa - tile for water lines, spa applications and back pool walls. You'll even find glow-in-the-dark options! The display is sure to inspire you with pool design ideas and possibilities.
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  • Lakes Park in Fort Myers Remodels "The Nest" with Tile


    Lakes Park in Fort Myers Remodels "The Nest" with Tile

    Lakes Park in Fort Myers has remodeled "The Nest" with tile, transforming the look and feel of this volunteer lounge and retreat. Here's the story of how the park remodels with tile.

    It starts with some background perspective, followed by an interview with Senior Program Specialist Andrew Payne, Lee County Parks & Recreation and a description of the tile selections Michele Hoover, VP of Operations and General Manager of the Fort Myers Tile Outlets store recommended for the volunteer nest.
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  • Feel and See Ceramic Tile Textures from Cevisama 2016


    Feel and See Ceramic Tile Textures from Cevisama 2016

    Last year's theme for the Cevisama show in Spain was "Welcome to the World of Ideas." For 2016, the theme aptly was "Time to Feel" given the many beautiful ceramic tile textures available throughout the show.

    (For perspective on the 2015 Cevisama show, see Marble and Wood Look Tile: Top...

  • Create a Lippage-free Tile Installation with the Tuscan Leveling System


    This Lippage-free Tile Installation at the Tucson airport was created with the Tuscan Leveling System

    Don't you think a lippage-free tile installation is worth creating every time, especially with tile that is 24" or more wide?

    After all, who wants to have every-so-slight differences in tile levelness to catch a heel on or look unsightly? (See Managing Lippage: Why Offsets Matte...