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Posted on June 24, 2016 by Frank John Garcia in Flooring

Due2 Pavers Create Sophisticated Outdoor Living

Poolside areas, patios, and outdoor kitchens should be spaces for gracious living and entertainment. At Gulf Tile, we have helped an increasing number of homeowners create their dream outdoor living space utilizing an amazing new product: Due2 pavers by Del Conca USA. These pavers meet our exacting standards of utilizing high-quality materials at affordable prices […]

Posted on June 10, 2015 by Frank John Garcia in Flooring

Whole House Porcelain Wood Planks

The type of flooring used in a home can impact the owners in several ways.  Depending on the choices made, it can: Increase, decrease, or have no effect on the value of a home. Unify the rooms in the home, making the space look bigger, or it can create disconnect between the areas which causes […]

Posted on January 23, 2015 by Frank John Garcia in Flooring Tile

Gulf Tile Opens Fort Myers Location

Gulf Tile Fort Myers

Contractors and dealers in the Fort Myers, Naples, Cape Coral and Bonita Springs area now have access to Gulf Tiles fine selection of tile and flooring products at Gulf Tiles’ new 8,000 sq. ft. distributor warehouse. The new location will be open for pick-up from 7:30-4:30 Monday – Friday and will offer delivery.

Posted on October 28, 2014 by Frank John Garcia in Flooring Tile

Del Conca Now Distributed in Florida by Gulf Tile

Tampa Bay area home owners will no longer have to wait months to receive Italian Del Conca Tiles. Our showrooms are now carrying the Tutor and Siena Series and have the availability of 20 different lines stored at the Del Conca US factory in Tennessee. Clients now can enjoy an Italian sophisticated look that Del Conca is known for without the long delivery times or expensive of international shipping.

Posted on September 12, 2014 by Frank John Garcia in Flooring Tile Wood

2014 Covering Conference Series Part IV, The Emergence of Wood-Like Tile

The emergence of wood-like ceramic tiles was overwhelming at the Covering 2014 flooring show. Better technology in creating wood-like ceramic planks has increase the selection for homeowners building and remodeling. The Gulf Tile Design Team believes with more of a selection and the functionality of the tiles, it allows the homeowner to use this type of tile in more areas of the home than if they used actual wood.

Posted on September 3, 2014 by Frank John Garcia in Flooring

2014 Covering Conference Series Part III, The Emergence of Metal

The use of metallic finished tiles is becoming increasingly popular. During the 2014 Flooring Show, our Gulf Tile Consultants saw this finish as an emerging trend in the design market. The metallic mosaics will give add pop to a kitchen or bathroom while being functional due to the epoxy resin material. Stop by our showroom and have one of our consultants show you how functional and elegant these tiles are.

Posted on July 25, 2014 by gulftile in Flooring

2014 Coverings Conference Series Part II, the Emergence of Planks

At a recent national flooring show, Gulf Tile flooring experts noticed the rising popularity of plank tiles. Until recently, wood plank tiles were only offered but now various sizes and styles that include porcelain, ceramic, glass and metal are offered.

Posted on June 30, 2014 by Frank John Garcia in Flooring Tile Wood

Coverings 2014: Flooring Convention Series Part 1

As our Gulf Tile tiling flooring experts return from the Covering 2014 Convention, they explain the new trends and and classic styles that are coming back. Some of the manufactures that previously offered these items as special orders are now making these available as stock items.

Posted on June 17, 2014 by Frank John Garcia in Flooring Tile

WFLA-TV Daytime Interviews Gulf Tile

WFLA-TV’s Daytime Host, Cyndi Edwards interviews Gulf Tile’s President, Frank John Garcia and Vice President, Lou Pinella, Jr. and learns some of the hottest trends seen in the flooring, tile and bathroom industry and here in Tampa.