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  • Creating a Comfortable Commercial Space with Konkrete, 23 Jul 2021

    Konkrete Bianco Large- Format Outdoor Poolside Patio Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Konkrete Bianco Large- Format Outdoor Poolside Patio Tile from Arizona Tile

    Renovating commercial areas can be a tall order. There are so many flooring options out there, but few offer the combination of utility and style needed; fewer still offer large enough tile to fill your full space. Luckily, the new Konkrete floor tile from Arizona Tile brings both function and fashion.

    This hardy tile can tackle the daily use commercial spaces demand, while offering the timeless style of a concrete pattern. In the special order sizes, the tile is perfectly tailored to a commercial remodel. The large tile will fill any square footage, and the size option variety enables you to choose what laying pattern your design needs. Its usability in both interior and exterior spaces means that commercial spaces, from any industry on the market, can benefit greatly from this tile. From lobbies and employee lounges to outside restaurant seating, there's no space Konkrete tile can't support.

  • How to Use Icon Tile to Create Contemporary Spaces, 16 Jul 2021

    Icon Silver Concrete-Look Hex Porcelain Bedroom Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Icon Silver Concrete-Look Hex Porcelain Bedroom Tile from Arizona Tile

    Modernize your home or commercial space with concrete-look tile. Unlike concrete tile or poured cement, concrete-look tile is durable, stain-resistant, relatively easy for professional tile installers to install, and easy for you to clean. Icon concrete-look tile is made from porcelain, and its large size creates a seamless look, enhancing any room in your home or business. With Icon porcelain tile, your space will instantly evoke a contemporary look.

  • Modernize Your Space with White Hexagon Tile, 09 Jul 2021

    CS-Skyline Multi Finish Hex 2 x 2 Mesh Marble Bathroom Floor Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: CS-Skyline Multi Finish Hex 2 x 2 Mesh Marble Bathroom Floor Tile from Arizona Tile

    When renovating your home, there are endless options for your tiled surfaces. Using classic tile shapes works well for many designs, but when rooms are in need of some flair, more unique tile may be the best choice. Adding a stylish hex motif with distinctive accent tile creates an unexpected, lively feel. 

    The classic geometric pattern meshes well with any others in the room, while still bringing its own individual energy. Our white hex tile, like CS-Calacatta Gris Multi-Finish Hex 2x2, provide all distinct character while neutral tones enable you to pair it with many types of designs. When renovating, consider the many ways a white hex could complement your next room design.

  • Dive In To Our Aequa Tile, 02 Jul 2021

    Aequa Cirrus R11 Anti-Slip Finish Porcelain Patio Tile
    Featured Image: Aequa Cirrus R11 Anti-Slip Finish Porcelain Patio Tile from Arizona Tile

    Imagine a tile that looks like gorgeous wood planks with natural grains and variations, yet it also has the practicality of porcelain tile. Aequa tile is a special tile that is both homey and trendy. Add comfort to your home, and don't be afraid to make a splash because Aequa tile comes with an anti-slip surface, making it perfect for your dream patio, deck, or steam shower floor.

     

  • Create The Right Room Feel With Essence, 25 Jun 2021

    Essence Mahogany Wood-look Living Room Porcelain Floor Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Essence Mahogany Wood-look Living Room Porcelain Floor Tile from Arizona Tile

    Essence porcelain tile is a rapidly growing trend inside modern homes. This tile is made to emulate the timeless aesthetic of hardwood flooring by replicating the trademark grain pattern of natural wood. This encapsulates the authentic, organic feel that many renovating homeowners want to bring into their spaces, without the hassle of hardwood.

    These tiles work in any room, highlight your designs, and uplift any home. When deciding to bring essence tile into your design, consider the many ways it enhances a renovation. 

  • Add Pattern and Color With Cementine Retro and Posa, 18 Jun 2021

    Cementine Retro 3 Living Room Porcelain Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Cementine Retro 3 Living Room Porcelain Tile from Arizona Tile

    Looking for a way to elevate a neutral space? With Cementine tile, your walls, floors, accents, and more will blossom with pattern and color. Since Arizona Tile Cementine Retro and Posa series contains pre-consumer recycled material, you can add bright personality to your home while being eco-friendly. Help the environment and your wallet with this affordable and responsible tile choice.

    Printed with digital technology, Cementine tiles have a beautiful vintage charm with the durability and sophistication of new porcelain. Its ornamental shapes and color bursts are also surprisingly versatile.

  • What is Agglomerated Marble?, 11 Jun 2021

    Palladio Moro Agglomerated Marble Bathroom Floor from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Palladio Moro Agglomerated Marble Bathroom Floor from Arizona Tile

    Agglomerated marble has long been a classic in interior design. This versatile material can be used in a variety of ways across the home, and its timeless, charming look will be the focal point of any room. But what exactly is agglomerated marble?

    As suggested by the meaning of the word "agglomerate", this marble is crafted from separate chips of marble that are leftover during the quarrying process. Once polished for smoothness, the chips are laid out, resin is poured over top, and the entire sheet is bonded and cured to form a workable material. It's the perfect choice for many home projects. By understanding the benefits of agglomerated marble, as well as its many applications, you can easily incorporate it into your next renovation.

  • Thin vs. Thick Stone Countertops: Choosing the Right Stone Thickness for Your Project, 04 Jun 2021

    Bertoli Quartz Waterfall Kitchen Island Slabs
    Featured Image: Bertoli Quartz Waterfall Kitchen Island Slabs from Arizona Tile

    You can transform the look of a whole room by replacing the countertops with a gorgeous natural stone or quartz slab. Some slabs, like granite, quartz, quartzite, soapstone, and other luxurious stones, can also elevate your backsplash, shower walls, and more, for a complete design upgrade.

    When it comes time to actually choose your slab, you may feel overwhelmed by decisions. You'll have to choose the material, color, finish, application, and thickness. To help you make one of those decisions, let's take a closer look at thickness. In this guide, you'll learn if thin or thick stone countertops are best for your project.

  • What Is Bookmatching?, 28 May 2021

    Bookmatched Leblon Satin Quartzite Slabs from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Bookmatched Leblon Satin Quartzite Slabs from Arizona Tile

    Seamlessly laid, cohesive slabs elevates any space. To achieve that flawless look, some materials may be bookmatched while laid. This process provides a room with a beautiful, symmetrical look that invites you in. Bookmatched marble often comes to mind when envisioning the final display. It can be hard to understand exactly what it means to bookmatch your surfaces, however. This guide is an introduction to all things bookmatching.

  • Take Your Space to a New Dimension With 3D Wall Tiles, 21 May 2021

    Silver Split 3-D Mesh Mount Stack Travertine Stone Bedroom Wall from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Silver Split 3-D Mesh Mount Stack Travertine Stone Bedroom Wall from Arizona Tile

    There is a new tile trend that has the luxurious combination of elegance and playfulness. If you're looking for a creative and sophisticated way to add dimension to your space, 3D ceramic and stone tile walls are the perfect solution. Discover the unique characteristics and possibilities of 3D textured stone and ceramic tiles.

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