Four Types of Bathroom Tiles

Whether you’re constructing a new house or are renovating your existing bathroom, the type of flooring you choose is an important decision. Want a thick shag carpet covering the floor of your restroom? No? We didn’t think so! Tile is the obvious option for restrooms, but there are tons types you have to decide between. From ceramic to porcelain, glass, and wood-look tiles, there is no shortage of options. Island Tile has been assisting the people of Brevard County with all their flooring needs for over 30 years, and we’ve picked up quite a bit of knowledge along the way. So, we’d like to share some of this knowledge with you! Read on for the pros and cons of different types of bathroom tiles.

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Growing Our Business by Traveling Around the World

Here at Island Tile, we always strive to be the absolute best in the business, and that means going above and beyond in everything we do. From our customer service to our products and installation process, we pride ourselves on excellence. We offer our customers a wide variety of different floor and wall surfaces, and we only select top-quality tiles to distribute to the people of Brevard County. If you are looking for a beautiful backsplash to enhance your kitchen or bathroom, we have gorgeous mosaic and glass-look tiles to achieve what this. Love the look of wood, but want something less expensive and more durable? Our wood-look tile is the perfect solution. Installing a pool and want a unique stone-look patio that is water resistant? We have you covered!

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Fall Time DIY Home Décor Projects

Fall Time DIY Home Décor Projects

Fall is officially here; bring on the pumpkins, caramel apples, and (hopefully) cooler weather! Across the nation, the leaves are starting to change color and there’s a crisp coolness creeping into the air, but as all Floridians know, our palm trees will stay green and the temperatures won’t be dropping like they are in northern states. But, that doesn’t mean that fall is any less fun in Florida! One great way to get into the spirit of autumn is to put up some festive, cheery decorations. Another fantastic way to welcome the change of the seasons is to spend some quality family time – and why not combine both of these things? Here at Island Tile, we have put together a list of some creative DIY fall décor projects that you can do with your family. Read on!

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Marble Look Tile Versus Marble Slab

Marble Look Tile vs. Marble Slab

If you’re a fan of interior design, you probably watch HGTV, read real estate magazines, and use Pinterest for home design inspiration. You’ve also probably noticed that marble is gaining popularity – it’s all the rage, and we don’t have to wonder why! Marble comes in a variety of beautiful colors and patterns, and whether it’s used as a countertop surface, a floor surface or wall surface, marble can make a room feel elegant and expensive. If you’re considering marble for your own home, there are plenty of things to take into consideration. Arguably the biggest decision – should you go with real marble or opt for marble-look tile? Let’s explore the differences, the pros, and the cons, of marble vs. marble-look tile.

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Natural Alternatives to Floor Cleaners

Natural Alternative to Floor Cleaner

“It’s cleaning time again, yay!” Said no one ever. Although cleaning your home isn’t necessarily fun for most, it’s just something that has to be done. Living in Florida, especially if you’re in one of the beach towns along the Space Coast, you’re bound to track in sand and dirt when you enter your home. Mats by the door will help but sweeping, vacuuming, and mopping are still essential to keeping your home tidy. But, did you know that many store-bought floor cleaning products are chocked full of chemicals that can be potentially hazardous to you and your family’s health?

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Events and Activities Happening in Brevard

Events and Activities Happening in Brevard County

We have been honored to serve the people of Brevard County for over 30 years, and over the years we’ve met so many wonderful people in our community. At Island Tile, we always try to go above and beyond our customers’ expectations in everything we do, and making our clients happy is our number one priority. Our professional design team can help you find the perfect ceramic tile for your floors, mosaic backsplash tile for your bathrooms, or stone-look tile for your patios. Our experienced installers will work quickly and expertly so you can enjoy your new and improved home or business. That being said, we thought this week our readers might enjoy learning about some fun events and activities going on in our Space Coast community! So, grab your calendar and read on to see what events you’d like to attend.

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Grouting 101: The Process

In our last blog, we went over the preliminary steps on how to grout tile for your DIY tile installation project. Before you get started applying the grout, you’ll need to choose the color you’d like your grout to be, know what type of grout you need to purchase and purchase the correct sealant to protect the grout once it dries. Now, let’s move on to the process of applying the grout so you can finish your project!

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Grouting 101: Getting Started

Grouting 101

At Island Tile, we have plenty of experience with everything tile-related. From helping our valued customers choose the perfect floor or wall surfaces for their homes to professionally installing tile in homes and businesses in and around Brevard County, we’re the go-to guys when it comes to tiling tips.

This week we’d like to share some information with our readers about grouting. This is an integral part of installing ceramic tile, and if you’re the type that likes DIY projects it’s good to know how to correctly grout tile! Of course, we are happy to do this for you, but in case installing a backsplash tile in your Palm Bay bathroom is something you’d like to do yourself, here are some tips on how to get started grouting.

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Consider Color When Renovating Your Home

Consider Color When Renovating Your Home

Remember being asked “what’s your favorite color?” back when you were a child? Maybe it was blue, maybe yellow, or perhaps you just liked them all! Even as adults many of us prefer certain colors over others. Have you ever wondered why this is? Well, the answer will vary from person to person, but oftentimes it’s because of the emotion that color evokes. It’s a generally accepted concept that different colors can affect our moods. In fact, there are even studies that suggest colored light can treat physical ailments! Color indeed plays a significant role in many aspects of life, including the colors you choose to paint the walls of your homes. At Island Tile, we’re no strangers to home renovations. We love helping the people of Brevard County beautify their homes, from Palm Bay to Viera and beyond. That’s why we thought we’d give you some pointers on picking the perfect colors to fit the mood you’re going for. Read on to find out what hues are associated with what emotions.

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Planning a Pool Party: Part 2

Planning a Pool Party: Part 2

In a previous blog post, we gave our readers some ideas on how to begin planning a pool party this summer. At Island Tile, we love a good pool party as much as the rest of the residents of Brevard County, so we thought we’d put together a few ideas on how to plan an unforgettable pool party. Enjoy!

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