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Spanish Tile Elements: A Rustic Elegance

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The flea market regulars out there know that handmade and artisanal products are all the rage these days. You, too, can transform your home into a personal art gallery by including some basic Spanish tile elements. This augments rustic and elegant properties reminiscent of the Old World. Check out these ideas for adding Spanish tile elements to your home. Terra-Cotta Roof Tiles Terracotta clay roof tiles are attractive and add a rustic look that works in a desert or Mediterranean environment. Being made of clay and other natural materials, this style of roof is very durable without compromising beautiful curb appeal. Terra-Cotta roof tiles are fireproof and can last for over 100 years. What’s not to love? They’re low-maintenance and good for the environment!   Hand-Painted Tile Hand-painted tile is characteristic of Spanish Colonial design and adds a colorful touch to a home. It also functions as a border or…

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Handmade Mexican Tile | Are You Getting the Most out of it?

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You endured design planning for your home. You suffered through a messy demolition. You spent the money. You subjected yourself to construction delays, mistakes, and disheveled chaos. You achieved greatness. You made your happy place. But are you getting the most out of your handmade Mexican tile? Does it prominently illustrate your sense of style, personality, and artistry? If not, keep reading. If you’ve read anything I’ve written in the past, you know that I’m a big proponent for your home to be a full-on expression of your most authentic self. It’s your space. Your home is where you create memories to last a lifetime. If what you create is aesthetically appealing to others too, then BOOMTOWN! I’ve seen a lot of homes and commercial spaces over the years that perfectly display handmade Mexican tile. The intriguing part Mexican tiles that we sell is that every piece comes with a…

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Secrets Unveiled! Timeless Home Decor Trends Begin with Decorative Floor Tile

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Ssshhh! I’m revealing secrets – but only to YOU. Ok, maybe these are not huge secrets, but if you’re reading this blog, there’s a solid chance that you may be in the middle of a home remodel or in planning stages for building a new home. Either way, the secret to creating timeless home décor starts with decorative floor tile. Settle in for a few secrets unveiled.   Concrete tile is the rave. I do not over exaggerate this point. People, designers, architects. Everyone is going crazy over this extremely durable and exquisite decorative floor tile option. Concrete tile dates back to the days of clay encaustic tile. If you’ve ever strolled through historic places in Europe, your feet have graced 200+-year-old decorative floor tile. Can you believe it’s still there as the foundation to these timeless looks?   Today, these tiles have been made more durable by swapping clay…

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5 Things You Should Not To Do With Saltillo Tile Floors

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You’ve probably heard the rumors about Saltillo floors.  Soak it, Strip it, Spacers, Seal it…  I could go on and on with the old wives tales and myths.  The truth is that all things change with the passing of time. NOW, Saltillo tile floors are created to be more durable, longer-lasting, less maintenance… and GORGEOUS!  Though Mexican Saltillo tile floors offer a timeless look,  installation techniques have improved over the years. As the largest producer and distributor for handmade Saltillo flooring, we are the experts.   Did you know that we ship our Mexican tiles worldwide too? Need a price estimate for your floor?  Contact us today! Here are 5 things you should no longer do with saltillo tile…. because, well, you don’t have to! 1.  Do not buy unsealed tile because presealed tiles will save you $$! If you’re trying to save a buck, then let me offer a pro tip.  Buying unsealed…

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Rustico Tile and Stone Catalog

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For your convenience, you can view or download our Rustico Tile and Stone company catalog.  To learn more about any of our Mexican tile and stone product lines, contact a product specialist today or call us at (512) 260-9111.  We offer wholesale prices, trade discounts, and shipping worldwide!  Click to Download Catalog for printing. Make Every Space Count by Rustico Tile and Stone

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