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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 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

A Thoroughly Modern Farmhouse in Cream and White

Posted by Irene Ferreira on Sep 2, 2016 10:00:00 AM

In the heart of Connecticut’s river valley, stands a newly renovated farmhouse. Authentic rustic meets thoroughly modern in this spacious and luxurious home. Designed as a weekend get-away, this house has all the amenities for comfort and relaxation.

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Topics: Stone, kitchen, bathroom, Showers, Countertop, Granite Countertop

What is Cambria and why should I consider it?

Posted by Irene Ferreira on Dec 11, 2015 1:30:00 PM

Cambria is a natural surfacing product most commonly used for countertops. It contains 93% natural Quartz, one of the hardest minerals on earth, making it superior in strength and durability compared to other products such as granite which contains only 40% - 60% Quartz.

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Topics: Countertops, Showers, Bathrooms, Quartz

How to use grey and white in a master bath.

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Dec 2, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Check out some of these inspiring photos for ideas on how to incorporate grey and white into your master bath.

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Topics: Vanities, Countertops, Stone, Fabrication, Showers, Quartz

Beautiful Beach House Stone and Tile Design

Posted by Jamie Tomassetti on Oct 15, 2015 3:12:00 PM

Subtle hints of sea-washed blues, shell greys, and toasty sands are sprinkled throughout this Westbrook, CT beach house to create a simplistic and relaxed ocean-side vibe. Tastefully current, each room showcases tile and stone combined to form a work of art. Join us for a tour as we soak in the palette of mixed designs, which makes this home truly remarkable.    

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Topics: Glass Tile, Vanities, Countertops, Stone, Tile, Showers

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