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  • Cool Kitchen Tile Ideas, 24 Sep 2021

    Chevron Grey Polished Limestone and Marble Kitchen Backsplash from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Chevron Grey Polished Limestone and Marble Kitchen Backsplash from Arizona Tile

    Your kitchen is one of the most important rooms in your home. It's where your meals are cooked, treats are baked, guests are entertained, and family memories are made. Having this space feel cool and contemporary is essential to having a comfortable home. When renovating, there are many ways to utilize tile to create this vibe. Below are four cool kitchen tile ideas to consider for your design.

     

  • Back in Black: Are Granite Countertops Outdated?, 17 Sep 2021

    Blizzard Granite Kitchen Island Countertop from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Blizzard Granite Kitchen Countertop from Arizona Tile

    When making planes to renovate their kitchens, many homeowners are facing a daunting question — are granite countertops outdated? That solid black granite slab is a familiar sight to anyone, and this dated visual may put some homeowners off from choosing granite as their countertop material. Granite has gone through a modernization, however. The granite countertop options available today are fresh, stylish, and perfect for a contemporary kitchen. When designing a current kitchen space, homeowners can consult this guide as a way to select the best countertops.

  • Update your Style With These Cool Bathroom Tile Ideas, 10 Sep 2021

    Chymia Mix 2 White Porcelain Bathroom Floor Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Chymia Mix 2 White Porcelain Bathroom Floor Tile from Arizona Tile

    These tile trends are for people who want to try something different. They're for people who aren't afraid - or at least are cautiously curious - to play with texture, color, style influence, or patterns. The best way to quickly update your bathroom into a modern and hip space is with tile. By changing your shower, wall, floor, or backsplash with a unique tile selection, your bathroom will look like a completely new space.

    Even within the trendy tile category, there are many great and diverse options to choose from. From patterned tile to white three-dimensional tile, there's something for everyone within these cool bathroom tile ideas.

  • Refreshing Outdoor Shower Tile Ideas for Every Style, 03 Sep 2021

    Konkrete Beige R11 Anti-Slip Finish 24 x 48 Porcelain Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Konkrete Beige R11 Anti-Slip Finish 24 x 48 Porcelain Tile from Arizona Tile

    An outdoor shower can provide many benefits.  You can cool down on a hot day without leaving your backyard oasis. Friends and family can hop out of the pool into a refreshing shower, eliminating the need to come into your home. You can also say goodbye to kids and pets tracking mud through the house.

     

  • Discover Blue Coastal Kitchen Backsplash Ideas Inspired by the Ocean, 27 Aug 2021


    Featured Image: Flash Light Blue 5” x 5” Ceramic Living Room Wall Tile from Arizona Tile

    During stressful days, there's nothing more alluring than the beach. With the combination of calming colors, the ocean breeze in your hair, and the relaxing atmosphere, a sandy beach provides the perfect peaceful retreat. Even if you live nowhere near a beach, you can bring a piece of paradise into your living space with coastal tile. With the help of a blue tile backsplash, you can mimic the ocean's colors and textures. A coastal backsplash will give your kitchen a tranquil vibe and a splash of color.

  • Choosing Your Tile: Glass vs. Ceramic, 20 Aug 2021

    Smooth Tin Ceramic Shower Wall Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Smooth Tin Ceramic Shower Wall Tile from Arizona Tile

    Picking out the perfect tile can make or break your home renovation. Every remodel, especially kitchens and bathrooms, needs an accent tile to round out the design and tie together the different layers within the space. Choosing the right tile is very important and two classic material choices, ceramic and glass tile, both make great options for feature pieces. Both have benefits but comparing the two and finding which is best for your home is key to a successful renovation.

  • Create a Timeless Mid-Century Modern Space with Arizona Tile, 13 Aug 2021

    Terrazzo White and Terrazzo Pearl Porcelain Living Room and Fireplace Surround Tile from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Terrazzo White and Terrazzo Pearl Porcelain Living Room and Fireplace Surround Tile from Arizona Tile

    Can something look both modern and vintage at the same time? When you look at mid-century modern tile, like agglomerate marble or the porcelain Terrazzo series, you can see that these two seemingly contradictory words can be used to describe the same thing. With impressive aesthetic appeal and versatility, they are perfect choice for creating timeless and modern spaces.

     

  • How To Create The Perfect Spa Style Bathroom at Home, 06 Aug 2021

    Bianco Venatino 12 x 24 Tile, Bianco Venatino Slab, and CS-Bianco Venatino Honed Picket Mesh Bathroom from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Bianco Venatino 12 x 24 Tile, Bianco Venatino Slab, and CS-Bianco Venatino Honed Picket Mesh Bathroom from Arizona Tile

    Come home after a long day to a spa-style bathroom designed specifically to help you unwind. With simple yet strategic changes to your bathroom, you can easily upgrade your space into a spa-like paradise.

  • Large-Format Tile Is Not Just for Public Spaces Anymore, 30 Jul 2021

    Cosmic White 24 x 48 Porcelain Floor Tile and Pietra Italia Black 24 x 48 Fireplace Surround from Arizona Tile
    Featured Image: Reside Beige Large-Format Living Room Porcelain Floor Tile from Arizona Tile

    If you’re looking for a way to make your home look more spacious, unified, and stylish, then luxury hotels, large commercial spaces, and public patios are great inspiration. The secret to the spaciousness and visual appeal of a commercial space is large format tile. When large format tile is brought into the home, it makes the space look larger and more impressive, without losing the comfort and warmth. 

    Discover the possibilities and benefits of the large format home tile trend.

  • 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.

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