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Galleria Stone & Tile Blog

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Rectified Porcelain Tiles: Sleek and Seamless Design

Posted by Galleria Stone and Tile on Oct 31, 2018 1:11:07 PM

Rectified porcelain tiles are favored by homeowners, architects and designers for their sleek appearance and seamless edges, perfect for modern and industrial styles which have gained in popularity nowadays.

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Topics: Porcelain, Porcelain Tile, bathroom design, Wall Tile, Floor tile

Best Ceramic Tiles For Your Home Renovation

Posted by Galleria Stone and Tile on Oct 22, 2018 11:02:23 AM

Art is not limited to paintings, sculptures or any art pieces found and sold in galleries and museums. You can create your own piece of artwork by incorporating handmade ceramic tiles into any space in your house, it could be in your master bathroom or kitchen backsplash. The best ceramic tiles are those lovingly made by hand, and hand crafted to incorporated to the color palate that blends perfectly with the space you want to create.

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Topics: Porcelain, Porcelain Tile, bathroom design, Wall Tile, heated floors, Floor tile

Bathroom Porcelain Tiles: Your Best Flooring Option

Posted by Galleria Stone and Tile on Oct 16, 2018 10:22:52 AM

You might have heard it before, porcelain tiles are one of the best options for your bathroom. Yes, they are more expensive than ceramic tiles but there’s a reason they cost more than ordinary ceramic tiles. They are fired up at higher temperatures to ensure they are denser and stronger. They are also resistant to frost and moisture. Bathroom porcelain tiles are suited for in-floor heating systems as they keep the floor warm and toasty on cold mornings. 


Schluter DITRA-HEAT Floor Warming Systems: Combine the beauty and durability of tile with the comfort of an electric floor warming system to bring a touch of luxury into any room of the home.

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Topics: Porcelain, Porcelain Tile, bathroom design, Wall Tile, heated floors, Floor tile

How to keep warm and SAVE on energy bills!

Posted by Matthew Lamanivong on Sep 14, 2017 12:41:27 PM

Do you always wake up on brisk winter mornings having to step onto a cold floor with your bare feet? Have you been trying to find ways to save on your energy bill?

Surprisingly, heated floor systems can fix both problems. Heated floors were typically seen as a luxury, but now the times are changing. Heated floor systems actually provide more heat coverage by the square foot than your typical baseboard heater. These heating systems, which work especially well for tiled floors, transform your entire floor into your home’s heat source, providing you with efficient and consistent heat. 

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Topics: kitchen, Floor tile, Showers, Cabinets, heated, heated floors, heated tile

How to Improve Your Home’s Value Through Targeted Renovations

Posted by Matthew Lamanivong on Aug 4, 2017 1:20:05 PM

For many people the value of their house seems like something beyond their control. But, there are many different things you can do to increase the visual appeal and market value of your house. However, not all home renovation projects are equal. Studies have repeatedly shown that remodeling your kitchen and bathrooms are the best investments you can make when it comes to home renovation projects.

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Topics: kitchen, Bathrooms, Countertops, Floor tile, Showers, sink, Cabinets

Tools and Materials for Easy Wood-Look Tile Installation

Posted by Irene Ferreira on Sep 30, 2016 3:00:00 PM

There are many reasons why wood-look tile flooring has gained popularity in recent years. Among them durability, low maintenance and cleanliness rank the highest. Tile floors don’t dent and ding with high traffic or show wear marks like wood floors would. Tile floors do not need to be sanded and refinished, and since tile is sealed/water resistant, mild soap and water is all you need to keep it clean. Aesthetically, there are many design options and colors to choose from to create a look that fits your unique style.

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Topics: DIY, Wood-Look Tile, Large Format Tile, Floor tile

How to Choose the Right Backer Board for Tile

Posted by Irene Ferreira on Jun 20, 2016 3:00:00 PM

When starting your tile flooring project, there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure that your flooring is not only beautiful, but also durable. For proper installation, tile flooring needs to be set on a subflooring known as backer board.

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Topics: Tile, Backer board, Floor tile