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2024 Tile Trends: Set in Stone

Stone look ceramic tile trends draw inspiration from the magnificent beauty of the earth’s geological past. Masterpieces of nature like limestone, bluestone, and slate are represented with such precision in characteristics like veining, coal lines, and visible fossils. Stone looks have secured a spot in our trend discussions before and we’re expecting a strong resurgence this year. So, it comes as no surprise that stone looks appear in our countdown to Coverings 2024. This trend showcases the evolution of stone look tiles. Read More

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How to Avoid Failures on Balcony and Roof Deck Tile Installations

Many projects encountered by tile installers involve water management where the only requirement is to direct the water to where it belongs. Unfortunately, when water is not managed appropriately, the results are less than stellar and almost always result in failure. Read More

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The Top Tile Trends of 2024 are Here

Coverings has unveiled the top tile trends for 2024 in celebration of National Tile Day on February 23. The official industry holiday shines an important spotlight on the sustainability, durability and beauty – among many other benefits – of ceramic tile in residential, commercial, hospitality, industrial, indoor and outdoor design. Read More

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Ceramic tile provides a durable and waterproof steam environment.

Steams rooms and steam showers in a spa, hotel, gym, and even your own home, create a space for you to unwind and experience therapeutic relaxation. The surface material chosen for steam environments plays an important role in ensuring longevity and functionality. Floor and wall coverings must be durable enough to withstand constant exposure to heat and moisture. Read More

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THE VERSATILITY OF CERAMICS Jan 24, 2024, from Coverings Connected Newsletter Ceramic tiles offer a realm of design possibilities, thanks to their physical and visual… Read More

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Make a Smart Splash: Complete Guide to Pool Tile

Whether you’re installing a new pool in your backyard or renovating an existing pool, ceramic and porcelain tile are a reliable, long-lasting, and beautiful choice. Learn everything you need to know about using ceramic and porcelain tile in and around your pool. Benefits of Ceramic and Porcelain Tile for Pools Read More

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Five iconic tiled exteriors

Few things pack a punch like a tiled exterior. Elegant, timeless, intricate, and striking, these iconic buildings all have one wonderful thing in common. Read More

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2023 Fall-Winter Tile Trend Report | by Brittney Harmond

This year’s edition of Cersaie proved to be a pivotal one. On top of the show celebrating its 40th anniversary and the milestones the industry has achieved along the way, exhibitors also signaled the dawn of an exciting new era. Tile products were imbued with a holistic sense of inventiveness: color and pattern were bolstered by impressive surface technologies from extra soft finishes with high slip resistance to glossy matte effects. Meanwhile, a host of new prefabricated furnishing options and collaborations with the world’s leading design firms signaled the strength of the industry while carbon-neutral collections and the workings of a new industry ISO standard for embodied carbon demonstrated meaningful contributions to the future of the built environment. Read More

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Tile & Grout Go Hand In Hand

When selecting tile, consumers usually consider components such as design, waterproofing, durability and cost. However, selecting grout along these lines is just as critical. Whether a focal part of the design or hidden away between tiles, selecting the right grout to go with a tile is an essential component to ensuring a successfully designed and long-lasting install. Read More