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Posted on July 18, 2019 by Frank John Garcia in Company News Tile

DUE2 PORCELAIN PAVERS…The Newest Trend! The Best Choice for Outdoor Paving!

At Gulf Tile, we constantly look for exceptional products that offer great value to our clients. We recently discovered Due2 pavers by Del Conca USA, an incredible 24”x24” durable, non-porous paver manufactured from the highest-grade porcelains.  Today we are very excited to announce the manufacturer, Del Conca USA selected Gulf Tile & Cabinetry to be […]

Posted on June 12, 2019 by Frank John Garcia in Tile

Through-Body Tile vs. Color-Body Tile

Porcelain tile is beautiful and water resistant, making it the perfect choice for Florida homeowners. With the wide variety of colors and styles, the applications are only limited by your imagination. While tiles are distinguished by shape, color, and texture, they are also classified by whether they are full-body or full-color, but what does that […]

Posted on July 25, 2018 by Frank John Garcia in Kitchen Remodel

What is Behind a Painted Cabinet Door?

So, you want a new kitchen and decide a painted wood cabinet is the look you want. Maybe a little grey painted island with white cabinets wrapping around. Sounds beautiful.   The dream kitchen is in planning stages, you meet with your designer, they design this dream kitchen and then hand you a wood characteristic […]

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

LARGE FORMAT “GAUGED PANELS” STEAL THE SHOW…

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 […]