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Go for the Gold With Gold Tile

Searching for a “wow factor” look that’s sure to impress? Gold tile might just be the answer. Gold tile offers everything from luxurious gilded designs to clean contemporary aesthetics. At the same time, it provides all of the low-maintenance benefits you’ve come to expect from ceramic tile, including scratch, stain, fade, and fire resistance. Read More

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US floor covering imports report

Foreign-sourced products penetrated the U.S. floor coverings market before the pandemic, throughout the pandemic and during the pandemic recovery. Imports continue to take share from domestic manufacturers (whether shipped from a plant owned by a U.S.- or foreign-based company) despite re-shoring of some production, supply chain issues and additional tariffs placed on Chinese-made flooring. Read More

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39 Tips for Using Ceramic Tile Outdoors

Versatility within the “ceramic tile family” (porcelain tile, quarry tile, wall tile, pressed floor tile, and mosaic tile) gives you a wide variety for specifying the appropriate option for your outdoor project. Each of these tile subsets is ceramic tile and thus shares ceramic tile’s general benefits. For example, ceramic tile is water-resistant, scratch-resistant, stain-resistant, and fade-resistant — ideal for handling weather conditions. Each subset is produced slightly differently and may consequently have additional advantages that lend themselves to specific applications. Read More

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THIS SEASON, CHOOSE CERAMICS

Ceramics have become an indispensable building and surface material and remain one of the key design elements when building or renovating a home. The advancements Spanish manufacturers have made to the production processes of ceramics have imbued collections with immeasurable benefits. The quality, inalterability, resistance to severe weather conditions and temperatures, non-toxic properties, ease of maintenance, and stability of new ceramic ranges are just a few essential variables to consider when updating or constructing a home. Read on as we explore these benefits and learn why this season and beyond, you should choose ceramics. Read More

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Spanish Ceramic Imports to U.S. Hit Record Level in July

In the month of July, Spain exported to the U.S. a record amount of tiles: 4.7 million square meters, according to D. Grosser Consulting. Read More

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NKBA reports a Q2 slowdown

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) has released its Kitchen & Bath Market Index (KBMI) for Q2 of 2022. The quarterly report, which assesses the overall health of the kitchen and bath industry, indicates that the sector is seeing signs of a cooldown, with industry leaders anticipating decelerated growth through the rest of the year. Read More

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Flooring Market Forecast to 2028 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis

The flooring market was valued at US$ 412.66 billion in 2021 and is projected to reach US$ 619.83 billion by 2028. Different flooring materials include wood, laminates, vinyl sheets and tiles, ceramic tiles, and stone. Tiles are one of the most versatile floor types that can give a more personalized look to any space. There are various flooring options in tiles, such as porcelain tiles, glass tiles, vitrified tiles, luxury vinyl tiles, ceramic tiles, marble tiles, and granite tiles. Read More

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Hardwood Flooring Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027

The global hardwood flooring market size reached US$ 45.4 Billion in 2021. The market is expected to reach US$ 59.1 Billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 4.49% during 2021-2027. Read More

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Spain Led in Ceramic Imports to the U.S. in June

In the month of June, Spain returned to first place in ceramic tile imports with four million square meters, followed by Italy (3.3 million square meters), Mexico (2.95 million square meters), Turkey (2.5 million square meters), India (2.2 million square meters), and Brazil (two million square meters), according to Grosser Consulting. Total imports for the month were 18.8 million square meters, the highest month so far for this year. Read More

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Laminate holds steady in 2021

Although laminate’s share of the overall floor coverings market looks modest on its face — according to the Catalina Report, it dropped to 3.2 percent of overall dollar share and 3.5 percent overall square footage sales, down from 3.4 percent and 3.8 percent, respectively, in 2020. The category has performed better than it has in years in 2021, due to gains in the overall market. Read More