Category Archives: Tile Selection

ANSI Guidelines for Ceramic Tile

Rely on ANSI Guidelines When Choosing Ceramic Tile.

When it comes to choosing tile, there are many things you should look for regarding performance and quality levels. Following ANSI Guidelines can result in quality tiling craftsmanship.The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) together with the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) establish ANSI Guidelines for tile manufacturing in the United States. Those guidelines are shown on the label of every box of tile, in a standardized code. Understanding the code will help you buy the ceramic tile that’s right for you. Continue reading

Bathroom Surfacing Selection | Tile

Bathroom Floor Surfacing Selection.

Ceramic tiled tub surround and wallsWhen considering bathroom floor  and wall surfacing, ceramic or porcelain tile is the obvious best choice.  It is simply a no-brainer.  The only characteristic of tile I have ever heard mentioned as a reason to avoid it is that it is “cold.”  Well, here on Florida’s Treasure Coast, that characteristic is most appreciated.

Tile is an appropriate material for every surface in a bathroom. Whether it’s for dry floor areas, shower floors and walls, tub surrounds, or wainscot, you can’t go wrong with tile.