Summer Fun in Brevard County: Part 1

Summer Fun in Brevard County: Part 1

Island Tile has been proudly serving Brevard County for over 30 years, beautifying homes and businesses all over the Space Coast. Our roots in our community run deep, and we’re lucky to call this slice of paradise our home. This area truly is a paradise! We have the beach, the Indian River, palm trees, and islands to top it off!

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Choosing the Perfect Bathroom Backsplash

Choosing the Perfect Bathroom Backsplash

Is your bathroom boring? Tired of looking at the stark white wall while you’re showering? Why not give it a pop of color by adding a backsplash to your Melbourne, FL bathroom? This is a creative way to enhance the look of the room without completely renovating, which can be costly. There are so many different types of backsplash tiles to choose from, and at Island Tile, this is an area we specialize in! Read on for some tips to consider when shopping for the perfect backsplash.

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Creative Summertime Crafts Using Tile: Part 2

Creative Summertime Crafts Using Tile

With the approach of summer break, children and teenagers alike will have time to enjoy away from school, homework, and studying. While they might enjoy all the extra time on their hands for a while, inevitably, most parents know they will hear “There’s nothing to do, I’m so bored!” from their kids at some point this summer. At Island Tile in Melbourne, FL, we’re here to the rescue with some fun summer activities to entertain bored kids (and bored adults!). In our previous blog, we went over a couple fun summertime crafts involving tile that people of all ages can enjoy. We’d like to continue this trend, and we hope these craft ideas come in handy this time of year!

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Creative Summertime Crafts Using Tile: Part 1

Creative Summertime Crafts Using Tile: Part 1

Summer break is upon us in Brevard County, and students are ready for it! Kids of all ages from Palm Bay to Melbourne, FL and beyond have been dreaming of what they’ll do over break. Perhaps they’re imagining lazy days spent at the beach, or maybe they can’t wait for a trip to Disney World. While summer break is a wonderful time of year for children and teens, for adults (especially ones with full-time jobs) summer break is no break at all! It means entertaining the kids and making sure they’re looked after if they’re too young to be trusted on their own.

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How to Choose the Right Tile for Your Shower

Choosing the right tile for your shower

With the housing market booming here in Brevard County, plenty of homeowners are making updates to get higher asking prices when selling their homes. Conversely, buyers are busy updating their newly purchased homes to fit their style preferences. Bathrooms are one of the most common rooms that buyers and sellers choose to update. Some things that can make a big difference to the look and feel of a bathroom is the appliances, fixtures, and tile. If you are one of the many Space Coast residents looking to update your bathroom, here are some things to consider when picking out shower tile.

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Making a Mosaic Tabletop with Tile: Part 1

Mosaic Tabletop

If you’re a fan of DIY home improvement projects, making a mosaic can be a fun and rewarding undertaking that will let you tap into your artistic side. At Island Tile, Melbourne, FL’s top tile distributor, we thought our readers might enjoy learning how to spruce up their furniture using, you guessed it, tile! Read on for a step-by-step guide on how to easily make a mosaic tabletop.

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3 Interesting Facts You Didnt Know About Tile

Facts about Tile

3 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Tile

At Island Tile you could say we’re a tad obsessed with – you guessed it – tile! After all, we’ve traveled the world from Spain to Peru to Turkey in search of the most exquisite tile and marble to add to our collection. After 30+ years specializing in acquiring high-quality tile, creating beautiful tile displays in our showroom, and mastering the art of installing tile perfectly, we’d venture to say we’re experts on the subject. Some of you might be thinking, “So what? Tile is tile, whoop de doo!” Well, to the naysayers we’d like to point out that tile is actually much more interesting than many people think, and we’re not just saying that! Don’t believe us? Here are 3 interesting things you probably didn’t know about tile.

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How to Renovate Your Bathroom: Part 2

In our last blog, we covered the first planning phase of remodeling your bathroom. By finalizing what your end goals are, deciding on a budget, and figuring out what you can do on your own and what you’ll need professional help with, you’ve got the basics planned out. Now that you’ve got a working knowledge of the logistics, it’s time to think about more specific design plans. At Island Tile, we’ve helped so many residents of Melbourne, FL and beyond pick out the perfect bathroom tile to suit their needs and budgets. We want to take it a step further and give our readers some easy design tips to transform their bathrooms from bland to beautiful! Read on for pointers.

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How to Renovate Your Bathroom: Part 1

How to Renovate Your Bathroom

Spring is upon us, bringing with it warmer weather, blossoming plants, and longer days. This time of year is known for its rejuvenating effect, and many people find themselves getting into spring cleaning mode, trying a new hairstyle, or taking on a project. The point is, springtime connotates the thought “new” for a lot of people, which is why now is a great time to start a project you’ve been meaning to get to. Perhaps now would be the perfect time to remodel your bathroom!

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Hardwood Versus Wood Look Tile: The Pros and Cons

Hardwood Versus Wood Look Tile

When you’re considering flooring options for your home, it’s important to spend some time deciding what style and material you want. There are many different types of floor surfaces, and certain flooring materials that are great for a bedroom might not be ideal for a bathroom (can you imagine a carpeted bathroom? Yuck!). Once you’ve narrowed down the vast selection of flooring options, from marble to natural stones to wood, let’s say you’ve decided you love the look of wood. But, do you want to go with natural hardwood, or have you considered wood look tile instead? In our previous blog, we touched on some of the benefits of wood look tile versus real wood. Today, we’ll take a closer look at the subject and weigh the pros and cons of wood look tile versus hardwood flooring.

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