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  • Light Up Your Countertops, 17 Jan 2018

    Quartz Frost Countertops From Arizona Tile
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    Whether your countertops are made of granite, marble, quartz, glass or another material, they’re far too beautiful to keep in the dark. The right lighting will help make your countertops a focal point of your kitchen or bathroom. We’ve rounded up some of the best lighting ideas to keep your countertops shining.

  • Swimming Pool Tile Ideas, 10 Jan 2018

    Swimming Pool Glass Tile Wall
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    When designing or resurfacing your pool, there are so many tile options to choose from. Tiled swimming pools are one of the best ways to highlight a favorite tile—you love how it looks in your house, so why not bring it outdoors? Whether you love the look of glass mosaics, natural stone, patterned porcelain or other surfaces, you have plenty of options when it comes to finding the perfect pool tile for your taste and budget. 


    Let’s take a look at some of the best—and most stylish—tiles to use in your swimming pool.

     
     

     

  • 5 Beautiful Glass Tile Backsplash Ideas, 04 Jan 2018

    Baroque Glass Tile Backsplash From Arizona Tile
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    When it comes to creating a beautiful, modern kitchen backsplash, glass tile is one of the most popular options for getting the job done. If you’re planning to install a new backsplash or update your old one, you’ll find a variety of stunning glass tile varieties that are sure to make the mark. Let’s take a look at some great glass backsplash ideas to inspire your next remodel.

     

  • 4 Ways That Quartz Countertops Rock, 26 Dec 2017

    Steel Della Terra Quartz Countertop From Arizona Tile
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    The immense—and still rising—popularity of white quartz countertops is something that can’t be denied. We’re seeing gorgeous quartz slab in homes everywhere, and it’s no surprise—its list of advantages over other countertop materials is long. As 2017 comes to an end, it’s looking like this trend is here to stay. If you’re putting plans into motion for a 2018 remodel, here are a few reasons why quartz countertops should be at the top of your list.

  • What Is Linen Tile?, 21 Dec 2017

    Belgian Linen Fog Glazed Porcelain Tile
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    A rising trend in interior design, fabric-look tile and other textured designs are gaining popularity with homeowners around the country. People love the contemporary feel of textured tile accents and linen-look designs that give personality and elegance to a room. Wondering if linen tile is the right choice for your upcoming renovation? Read on to find out more about this modern option.

     

  • Porcelain Tile vs. Ceramic Tile, 13 Dec 2017

    Calcutta Polished Porcelain From Arizona Tile
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    In practice, there is not a big difference between porcelain and ceramic tile, and the two terms are sometimes used interchangeably. However, the way in which these materials are produced mean there are slight differences in how they behave after installation. You may find that porcelain is more suited to your next tile project, or that ceramic is a better fit. Let’s take a look at the important differences between the two.

  • Best Mid-Century Modern Tiles, 07 Dec 2017

    Cementine Retro Porcelain Decos from Arizona Tile
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    Best Mid-Century Modern Tiles

    The mid-century modern style is big in home design today, with a timeless look and minimalist quality that appeal to homeowners everywhere. If this popular design style inspired your upcoming home remodel, let’s look at a few tile ideas for mid-century modern bathrooms, kitchens and more.

  • Tile That Looks Like Brick, 30 Nov 2017

    Castle Brick Red Series Porcelain Tile from Arizona Tile
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    Brick is a timeless material that can bring a sense of age, texture and unmatched style to virtually any residential or commercial design project. If, like many other homeowners, you want that classic brick look without the hassle of having real brick laid, you’re in luck.

  • We’re Still Celebrating Our 40th Anniversary, 21 Nov 2017

    Arizona Tile’s 40th Anniversary: Growing From Our Roots
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    As you may know, 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of Arizona Tile’s founding. As the year winds down, we’re still celebrating this milestone with our extended family—four decades of success that we owe to our loyal customers, hardworking employees, and the vision of Arizona Tile Founder John Huarte

  • Subway Tiles – More Than Basic White, 15 Nov 2017

    Bevel Subway Black Tile from Arizona Tile
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    When it comes to choosing the perfect tile for your kitchen or bathroom, many homeowners opt for the timeless, versatile, still-popular look of subway tile. When you think of subway tile, you’re probably imagining the traditional, gleaming white subway tile that dates back to the 1900s. While white is certainly a beautiful option, subway tile comes in a vast range of color—and even different patterns—that each can add distinctive character to your space. We’ve gathered a few of our favorite subway tile looks to inspire your next tile project.

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