Industry Know How Archives - Country Floors of America LLC.

Country Cottage Tiles

Country Cottage Tiles brings us to a discussion about all things that symbolize country style living with the use of both ceramic and terracotta tiles. Naturally, there is a symbiotic relationship between a country lifestyle and the application of tiles that enhance it both visually and practically. As you can see in the image above, […]

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Reclaimed Terracotta Tile

Country Floors has always felt, dating back to the ‘Sixties, that the subject of Reclaimed Terracotta Tile is right in our corporate and design wheel-house. Many things have changed in America and the world since the infinitely interesting decade that was the 1960’s. But, one thing that “rocks on” is a desire for authenticity. That said, […]

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Floral Ceramic Tile

In the summer of 2018, Floral Ceramic Tile may move to the head of the class when a professional designer or homeowner is seeking a soft, yet timeless statement. This is an arena in which Country Floors has historically excelled and continues to do so in this fine summer. Let’s take a look. As a baseline […]

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Azulejos Ceramic Tiles

Azulejos Ceramic Tiles

What exactly are Azulejos Ceramic Tiles. We can deconstruct things a bit in order to learn more. We know that “azul” is blue in Spanish so it is fairly easy to make the connection to “blue tiles”. Be advised this term may also have an Arabic root in describing a small polished stone.  However, the background […]

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What is Grout?

What is Grout?

What is Grout? Now this is an interesting question. The most intriguing aspect of the question is the sheer number of different impressions we have heard homeowners offer when trying to describe it. For example, “the dirty stuff on the shower wall” “the material coming up from our tile floors” “what we have to scrub […]

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Wellness & Ceramic Tile

Wellness & Ceramic Tile is quite the topic when you break it down into pieces. Wellness, in and of itself, bears some unpacking. At the very least, you must  consider the physical/tactile and the emotional/psychological. Both of these parts assume a relative level of health. So let’s take a swing at Wellness & Ceramic Tile. We recently […]

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Three Tile Trends Now

Three Tile Trends Now

As we roam around the blogosphere, we discover a series of tile trends  that are being put forth from blogger to blogger to blogger and also from media outlet to media outlet to media outlet.  We have compiled what we think was learned, and what Country Floors is particularly adept at, into this blog post: Three […]

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Antiqued Glazed Ceramic Tile

Antiqued Glazed Ceramic Tile

This is Memorial Day weekend in 2018, the unofficial start of Summer. PBS says this day was: “originally called Decoration Day, from the early tradition of decorating graves with flowers, wreaths and flags, Memorial Day is a day for remembrance of those who have died service.” A day of this type is also observed in […]

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