Talk about being floored by tile

Tampa flooring tile is stylish and quite the “in” thing this year. Get ready to update the look of your home or business.

The longer you have lived in a home or owned a business, the more worn out your floors get. It’s inevitable, given the heavy traffic, the cleaning chemicals, the spills, the dirt, the dust and your pets’ little “gifts.” If you had something else on your floors, like carpet, consider Tampa flooring tiles when the time comes to upgrade your look.

Without a doubt, floor tiles are easy to care for and are really simple to adapt to your home décor. Just call them versatile. Some choices for Tampa flooring tiles you might want to consider include, slate, Saltillo, granite, ceramic, mosaic, travertine, porcelain and stone. Your selection will largely depend on your lifestyle and what you want to accomplish in terms of updating your home or business.

There are a few things that you should be aware of when you go looking for tile flooring. You should know that there is a rating system for tiling that ranges from I to V. The most important thing here is that these types of tiles are classified as water absorbing, water resistant and non-vitreous to impervious. For example, let’s say you want to upgrade the kitchen. You would want to use impervious tiles. Ditto that on using tiles in the bathroom.

There are also various kinds of Tampa tile flooring ranked by material, meaning it also comes in a delightful range of shapes, sizes, patterns and colors – just the bee’s knees when it comes to creativity. So, think about malachite, sodalite, designer stone, red jasper, marble, porcelain, semi precious and – well, the list goes on. Just ask your contractor about the surplus of choices from which you have to choose.

Here’s something else you can do, as well. Create your own tile pattern by adding accent tiles. It’s a way to add your own personality to your project. Just by adding a few accent tiles to your main color theme, you can change the look of any room.

Tile flooring is one of the best options on the market if you have allergies, as it’s easy to care for and clean. A quick wipe with a damp mop and you’re done. As you can see, having tile in your home or business can be not only beneficial to give your location a higher resale value, but it adds personality to your surroundings.

Dean Dupre is with Champion Tile, a Clearwater Flooring, Tampa Flooring, and tile installation company. To learn more, visit

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