Our customers frequently ask how tile helps with LEED certification for projects. Tile can help in a variety of ways. Most recently, the USGBC announced an exemption from testing for tile because of its performance on a key criterion: IEQ Credit 4.3: Low-Emitting Materials—Flooring Systems Tile is fired at very high temperatures, usually in excess […]
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The current issue of Tile Dealer magazine features Statements Tile as a showroom built to beat the recession. Thanks for highlighting the great work that Susan, Karen, and Tonya do to make sure that our showroom is the best in class. Stop by to see for yourself if you haven’t already. Tile Dealer Nov/Dec Issue […]
The Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning that vinyl and wallpaper are toxic. Bloomberg news reports, “Products containing phthalates can release toxic gas over time because the plasticizers aren’t chemically bonded to the underlying material, Gearhart said. Children also breathe in the chemicals through dust.” Yikes! For more information, view the full article.
The March/April 2010 Issue of TileDealer is available now in its new electronic format. The focus of the current issue is the use of tile in exterior settings.
I have compiled a list of 7 of the best tile resource websites for professionals. Please use the comments to post any other resources I missed (no sales sites please, as I’ll just delete them). Ceramic Tile Distributors Association: CTDA’s online education is best in class. Although there is a fee, the classes are an […]
The biggest mistake that people make on their tile project is not spending as much time shopping for an installer as they do shopping for tile. Tile installation, especially when it comes to stone, glass, metal or other specialty tiles requires expertise and skill. To help you navigate the process of selecting a tile installer, […]
VueSociety just posted an article about our participation in this year’s Product Runway happening in Seattle. Here’s a snippet from the interview with our design team: “What inspired your piece? Born from last year’s Product Runway show, the central concept for this year’s piece has not wavered since then. Implemented and contextualized, the original idea […]