Tile has appealed to generations of home and business owners. used in indoor and outdoor gathering spots throughout history, tile also lends itself easily to modern life. Durable and always in style, tile is available in thousands of different material, color, and texture combinations.
At Hanover Carpet One Floor & Home in Tampa, Florida, we carry an exciting and extensive collection of indoor and outdoor tiles, with new products readily emerging.
Let’s learn more about modern tile.
Both then and now, ceramic and porcelain are the most popular tile types. When choosing tile, it’s always important to consider its intended use and location, as well as its intended environment.
Will this tile be for heavy traffic areas? Or for a decorative backsplash? No matter what you plan to use tile for, different ones are better for different uses.
Crafted from natural clay, ceramic tile is then fired and glazed to create a water-resistant, durable tile. Ceramic is a lightweight tile that can be used for more than just flooring.
You can use it to create a beautiful backsplash or tiled shower or tub. Thanks to its construction, ceramic is inherently chip and scratch resistant. This makes it lovely flooring for high-traffic areas, or households with kids and pets.
Because of this, porcelain tile is waterproof and heat-resistant, making it popular for laundry rooms, as well as outdoor gathering spots. That’s why porcelain tile is often found poolside, or on the patio.
Wood-look tile is a great alternative to natural hardwood flooring in our humid climate. It offers the look of hardwood with the benefits of tile flooring. Tile is known to resist moisture, warping, scratches, and stains better than hardwood.
Wood look flooring is a popular trend for both residential and commercial flooring. It comes in planks and can even vary in size to give off a more natural appearance. You can have a unified look to your home by extending your wood look tile into multiple spaces.
Tile’s longstanding tradition of bold beauty isn’t limited to your floors!
If properly installed, tile can also be a beautiful alternative to paint or wallpaper. Installing a tile backsplash can instantly alter the look of your kitchen and bathroom while protecting your walls from everyday splashes, splatters, and stains. A bold tile accent wall can also make your space truly pop.
Our licensed building contractors are ready to help you design your next bathroom. We offer a wide collection of products and design services including custom tiling and our design consultants can help you make your dream bathroom a reality.
As part of the Carpet One Floor & Home cooperative, we offer free estimates and will come do all the measurements. From tiled bathroom flooring to a custom tiled shower, bath surrounds, and backsplashes, let us help.
The tile installation process itself can be complicated, especially for novices. Your subfloor will need proper preparation before installation, followed by a tedious process involving precise measuring and careful grouting.
Because of this simple fact, professional tile installation is the best decision. For those who aren’t handy with hand tools, it is all too easy to make errors during a tile install: errors that cause permanent flaws, gaps, and bulging seams. Sometimes damages aren’t covered under product warranties, but in most cases, professional installation is covered.
Our professional installation team has decades of collective experience and can make sure this never happens in your home or business. We take pride in perfecting every tile installation and can get the job done safely and efficiently.
We are your locally owned and operated member of North America’s largest cooperative of independently owned flooring stores – making us a prime candidate to tackle your upcoming tile project. Here, you’ll find great flooring prices and top-tier tile brands, as well as incredible design and installation services.
Visit us soon and see why we are greater Tampa’s top pick for all things tile.