Monthly Archives: May 2016

  • How To Install Tile Correctly and Get Proper Mortar Coverage


    How To Install Tile Correctly and Get Proper Mortar Coverage

    Wondering how to install tile correctly? This article will help explain how to set tile the right way so you get proper mortar coverage and avoid failures.

    Why Getting Proper Mortar Coverage Matters

    As durable as tile and stone are, when they aren't installed correctly with proper mortar coverage, they can break. How you trowel mortar affects how well supported the tile is and how well it can then support heavy loads and direct impact. Essentially, any sectio...

  • From Tile Dream to Tile Installation Reality in Fort Myers, FL


    From Tile Dream to Tile Installation Reality in Fort Myers, FLDo you need to see how tile looks installed? Then, be sure to visit any of the Tile Outlets of America stores. We are constantly on the lookout for store display ideas to show how tile dreams can truly be transformed into tile installation reality.

    We do that because tile tends to be intensely abstract (i.e., just building materials) until it becomes installed into a floor, wall, sho...

  • How to Create a Contemporary Urban Look with Porcelain and Ceramic Tile


    How to Create a Contemporary Urban Look with Porcelain and Ceramic Tile: Home of Distinction in Tampa, FL

    Porcelain and ceramic tile are incredibly versatile. Take the Home of Distinction located at 4005 Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa, Florida. The builder, Modern Tampa Bay Homes, specifically selected tile to create a contemporary urban look.

    Tile Outlets of America participated in this project with six different porcelain and ceramic tile styles which absolut...

  • Meet Tampa Tile Contractors: JJ&D Tile Installation and Rolando Tile, LLC


    Meet Tampa Tile Contractors: Tile Outlets of America 2016 Event

    Meet two Tampa tile contractors: JJ&D Tile Installation and Rolando Tile, LLC. They are customers of Tile Outlets of America and attended the annual Trade Pro Appreciation Party. They also each won one of two grand prizes: tickets to the Daytona 500 and a large screen TV.

    Every year, Tile Outlets of America celebrates tile installation professionals during the annual Trade Pro event. After all, they are the ones who install th...