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Galleria Stone & Tile Blog

Welcome to our Galleria Stone & Tile Blog! Here you can find the latest in residential/commercial design, inspiring ideas, tips & tricks from our design experts, DIY installation guides, the latest trends and styles. For more information or questions about any of our products listed below, contact us. Subscribe to our e-mail list to stay updated on the latest news by clicking here!

How to Protect Crackle Tile from Staining

Posted by Irene Ferreira on Jul 22, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Interesting and full of of character, crackle tile has become a popular choice in today’s design projects. From kitchen backsplashes to a variety of bathroom applications, more design-conscious homeowners love the subtle web patterns and unique designs inherent to crackle tile. Although beautiful, crackle tile warrants a cautionary disclaimer when installing.

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Topics: Crackle Tile, Stain Protection, Installation, Sealing Crackle Tile, Sealing

Tips for Grouting Glass Tile

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Sep 30, 2015 1:37:00 PM

Your glass tile is adhered to the wall … and it’s looking real good (so far)! Now it's the home stretch. Complete your project on a high note by following these simple grouting tips.  

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Topics: Installation, Glass Tile

7 Must-Have Tools for Glass Tile Installation

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Sep 30, 2015 1:26:00 PM

Preparing for a glass tile installation? Make sure you add these items to your shopping list!

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Topics: Installation, Glass Tile

How to lay wood look tile (and make it look natural).

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Sep 4, 2015 3:09:24 PM

Porcelain wood look tile is a beautiful (not to mention highly resilient and durable) alternative to real hardwood flooring. Before diving into the installation, learn a few quick tips on how to lay your wood look tile in a natural looking design.

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Topics: Installation, Tile, Porcelain Tile

3 Options for What to Use Besides Bullnose Tile

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Aug 26, 2015 1:27:58 PM

Finishing the edges of your tile design gives an overall clean and polished look. But what if coordinating bullnose pieces aren’t available for the tile you picked? Here are three alternatives on what to use besides bullnose tile.

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Topics: Installation, Stone, Tile, Porcelain Tile

Shower Tile Installation Tips

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Aug 17, 2015 1:02:10 PM

A project tackled by only the bravest of do-it-yourselfers: the shower tile installation. Relatively speaking, a shower is a small area, right? But don’t let that fool you! Installing tile in a shower requires research and planning. Get yourself organized and informed before getting started! Here are three things to consider when preparing for a shower tile installation.

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Topics: Installation, Tile, Showers