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Posted on May 21, 2018 by Frank John Garcia in Tile


In May 2018, Stonepeak Ceramics, as part of Iris Ceramica Group announced the launch of their first production line in the United States dedicated to manufacturing 120”x 60” LARGE FORMAT PORCELAIN PANELS, known as“gauged” panels. The production plant, located in the hills of Tennessee, is the first and only American tile manufacturer to produce large […]

Posted on February 2, 2018 by Frank John Garcia in Bathrooms Kitchen Remodel

Home Renovations and Remodels Bring Homeowners Joy

In the current housing marketing, demand outstrips supply in nearly every major and even minor community across the country. As a result, the average homeowner is expected to keep their home longer, 15 years in total, which is up from the 12 year average of last year. Rather than paying high prices in a sellers’ […]

Posted on November 28, 2017 by Frank John Garcia in Tile

Gulf Tile on Home Pros Discussing Outdoor Trends

Gulf Tile Vice President, Lou Piniella shared the latest outdoor trends and tips with Tampa’s Morning Blend co-host Carley Boyett for a new segment of Home Pros. Lou brought Del Conca USA’s General Manager Juan Molina with him to discuss the company’s due2 product and how it is transforming Floridians’ outdoor spaces. Carley explained that, […]

Posted on October 25, 2017 by gulftile in Company News

Technology and Tiles on Home Pros

Gulf Tile VP/COO Lou Piniella, Jr. brought guest Juan Molina, General Manager of Del Conca USA, to discuss technology impacts on home design with Morning Blend co-host Carley Boyett, for a recent segment of Home Pros. In this discussion, technology did not refer to surround sound systems or tablet-controlled lighting. Instead, Lou and Juan discussed […]

Posted on June 5, 2017 by Frank John Garcia in Kitchen Remodel

Gulf Tile Talks Kitchen Design on Home Pros

The Gulf Tile team of VP/COO Lou Piniella, Jr. and Business Development Manager Angela Holloway discussed kitchen design with Morning Blend co-host Carley Boyette as part of their Home Pros series. Carley noted that many people were uncomfortable discussing cabinet purchases because they need to bring in measurements. Angela explained that only the most rudimentary […]

Posted on April 25, 2017 by Frank John Garcia in Company News

A Tour of Gulf Tile & Cabinetry’s New Tampa Showroom With Morning Blend

Carley Boyette, WFTS co-host of Tampa Bay’s Morning Blend recently toured Gulf Tile’s newly remodeled showroom. Her tour guide was none other than our CEO, Frank Garcia. Carley visited our Tampa showroom as part of the show’s Home Pro feature, and her response was, “It’s like Pinterest come to life.” Choices Abound in Our Idea […]