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5 Mexican Tile Designs We Love for 2018

By | Blogroll, Cantera Stone, Cement Tile, Interior Design, Manganese Saltillo Tile, Mexican Tile, Rustico's Tile Pick, Saltillo Tile, Spanish Tile, Terra Cotta Floor tile | No Comments

Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed a break from ordinary life during the holidays.  At Rustico Tile and Stone, we are fortunate to take a long holiday break from all things Mexican tile designs, and now we’re back at the grind… joyfully! I don’t know about you, but I can only take so much family-fun before realizing that my job is a nice reprieve from the holiday happenings and noise. And yea, I did my happy dance when my kids returned to school today. So here I find new energy for 2018.  After much consideration, I’d like to share with you the 5 Mexican tile designs that I picked to be our showcase for 2018. #1 – RTS2.1 Avallon Cement Tile. Because you LOVE our RTS18 Philadelphia Mexican tile designs so much, I created Avallon with the same bold colors found in Philadelphia.  And let me tell you, this…

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Why Should You Buy Sealed Saltillo Tile Instead of Unsealed Saltillo?

By | Blogroll, Installation Guide, Mexican Tile, Rustico's Tile Pick, Saltillo Tile, Spanish Tile | 2 Comments

This is one of my favorite questions to answer. Truly. I know what you need to know about why buying Sealed Saltillo Tile is better than buying Unsealed Saltillo Tile. Let’s find out what’s best for your project. Here’s a little backstory. At Rustico Tile and Stone, we used to actively promote unsealed Saltillo tile. Why? We wanted to maintain a strategic competitive edge in pricing for this handmade Mexican tile. Unsealed Saltillo tile is a bit less expensive than Sealed Saltillo tile. So we wanted our lowest price ‘out there.’ We sold a lot of it. A whole lot. And then the headaches, complaints, and maintenance issues flooded our phone lines and email.s. Our customers had terrible experiences trying to deal with unsealed tile. So we took notes and made some changes. Now we lead the market in low cost and quality for Sealed Saltillo tiles. We changed the…

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Everything You Need to Create a Spanish Style Home

By | Blogroll, Cantera Stone, Cement Tile, Interior Design, Manganese Saltillo Tile, Mexican Tile, Saltillo Tile, Spanish Tile, Talavera Tile | 2 Comments

Are you designing the palatial casa of your dreams? Fortunately, Spanish style home decor is prevalent from coast-to-coast. You don’t have to look far to find examples of Spanish Revival architecture! Spanish style home decor is made easy with these simple design elements influenced by Spanish culture. Start by setting the foundation of your casa designs with Mexican tile flooring. In the cosmos of Mexican tiles, there exists a heaping amount of affordable tile options. Saltillo tile flooring is the most common choice, because it lends to many styles. Fortunately, handmade Saltillo tile is available in a variety of shapes and sizes.   For a foolproof Spanish revival look, consider the Antique Riviera pattern which combines the San Felipe and Fleur de Lis shaped tiles. With a textured surface, Antique Saltillo is reminiscent of reclaimed terracotta. Not to mention, it’s only a fraction of the price compared to real, reclaimed tiles!   Manganese saltillo plays…

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