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Encaustic Cement Tile Explained

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Encaustic Cement Tile Explained

There is a great deal of confusion and a bit of mystery about the difference between encaustic tiles, encaustic cement tiles, and concrete tiles. While it may seem like a trivial point or an exercise in semantics, it's important to know the difference between these two types of tiles, and where you can and should not use them. This journey starts with understanding the differences in how the tile are manufactured and ends with you being pleased with your purchase by finding the right look and tile for the job.    Encaustic and Cement Tiles Differ in How They are...

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Decorative Cement Tiles That Age With Grace

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Decorative Cement Tiles That Age With Grace

Be floored by hand-crafted decorative cement tiles that will bring lasting beauty to your home Avente Tile was featured in this article on Houzz, November 1, 2015. The author, Janet Dunn, is a Houzz and lifestyle magazine contributor, writer, stylist and interior design enthusiast. She spends time in two beautiful places: the Sunshine Coast and the Southern Highlands. She also edits and writes for Protect Wooli website.     The fascinating art of making cement tiles with multi-coloured inlaid designs has been around for hundreds of years. In many countries, they are often still hand-crafted in the time-honoured way using...

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Cuban Cement Tiles

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Cuban Cement Tiles

Cuban cement tiles are an excellent way to add color, pattern and design to a commercial space or home. We introduced these tiles over ten years ago and they continue to be a popular flooring choice. However, they have increasingly become more popular as a feature wall, kitchen backsplash, or wainscot. See what makes Cuban cement tiles unique and be inspired by our most popular installations. You'll discover how versatile these tiles are and how easily they can be used in traditional or contemporary homes. Although we stock many colorways and patterns, they have strong design appeal because the colors...

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Encaustic Cement Tile

Posted by William Buyok on

Encaustic Cement Tile

Considering encaustic cement tiles for your next project? Chances are you've heard a lot about them and seen them in a stunning floor or wall installation. Curious if they are the right choice for your application? Confused on what makes encaustic cement tiles different from concrete tiles or cement tiles? Today, I will remove the mystery and confusion about the differences between encaustic cement tiles, cement tiles and concrete tiles    Let me begin by saying there is no such thing as encaustic cement tiles. There are encaustic tiles and concrete tiles (which are made of cement). The confusion probably...

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Encaustic Cement Tile

Posted by William Buyok on

Encaustic Cement Tile

Considering encaustic cement tiles for your next project? Chances are you've heard a lot about them and seen them in a stunning floor or wall installation. Curious if they are the right choice for your application? Confused on what makes encaustic cement tiles different from concrete tiles or cement tiles? Today, I will remove the mystery and confusion about the differences between encaustic cement tiles, cement tiles and concrete tiles      Let me begin by saying there is no such thing as encaustic cement tiles. There are encaustic tiles and concrete tiles (which are made of cement). The confusion...

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