Dutch Country Tiles

Dutch Country Tiles

The summer of 2018 begins to wind down in the inexorable manner that is seasonal change. That said, there is one trend/style that has always, and we think will always, transcend the seasons. Dutch Country Tiles, with their pastoral but poignant elegance, are always there; ready to be drawn into your design plans. Country Floors has […]

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Azulejos in the Kitchen

Azulejos in the Kitchen

One of a the great client reactions that I have ever observed is a homeowner who walked in to her residence that had new Azulejos in the Kitchen. I later learned that this client had spent time in Sevilla as a student and had always dreamed of having these classic blue tiles (as shown below) in […]

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Clean Your Ceramic Tile

The topic of how to clean your ceramic tile is quite often misunderstood by the homeowner consumer. Let’s clear things up a bit. Firstly, we can chat about a few loose definitions. Ceramic tile, for purposes of this post, will be considered to be a fired clay product that has a glaze over  the face […]

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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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