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At Dove Interiors Carpet One Floor & Home in Ruskin, FL, we have a large selection of tile options to choose. Our selection covers all styles – from traditional to trend-setting – that will give you the home of your dreams. Choosing tile flooring for your home will offer both beauty and character. Tile allows you to be creative in the assembly of your floor, so you can create a unique custom floor for your home.

The stylish tile selection at our showroom is not just for your floor – we have tile products for your kitchen and bathroom backsplash, your fireplace, and more!

Expert Advice - Choose the Perfect Tile

Join our very own Jim Aaron, VP of Merchandising for Carpet One Floor & Home, for some information on the three basic types of tile flooring: ceramic, porcelain, and stone.

Where Can Tile Be Installed?

Tile is incredibly durable and easy to care for, so it can really be installed almost anywhere in your home. Ceramic and porcelain are especially popular in kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry rooms, but they also can be installed in living rooms and basements. Porcelain tile is even durable enough for outdoor settings such as patios or walkways.

In addition, tile can be installed on walls and backsplashes, and it can be used to create custom showers and baths. For these smaller areas, be sure to consider decorative tiles such as mosaic tile and glass tile. These, while not as durable as floor tiles, are definitely more stylish.

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Types of Tile

There are three main types of tile: ceramic, porcelain, and stone. Ceramic tile and porcelain tile are the most popular types for residential settings. For the most part, ceramic and porcelain are the same because they are made using clay and sand, but porcelain is denser than ceramic. This means that porcelain is better-equipped to handle heavy moisture, so it is actually practical for outdoor settings such as patios. Both ceramic and porcelain are available in traditional tile looks and a wide array of vibrant or neutral colors, as well as wood and stone looks.

Stone tile is made from real stone, so unlike ceramic and porcelain, it offers unique looks that can add value to your home. Stone is usually treated and sealed to protect against spills, stains, and scratches, so it will last a long time if properly maintained.

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Our Tile Selection

Visit our showroom in Ruskin, FL and speak with a flooring professional to take advantage of our selection of tiles. Our sales people are your local tile and design experts. We have ceramic, porcelain, and stone tile from Bel Terra, which is a Carpet One exclusive brand.

Bel Terra tile

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Types of Tile

The three types of tile are ceramic, porcelain, and stone tile. Ceramic and porcelain are more popular in homes, but stone remains a great choice for those who are looking for natural style and luxury.

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Kitchen and Bathroom Tile

Tile is popular in kitchens and bathrooms because it can handle moisture and heat. Learn more about kitchen and bathroom tile.

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Bel Terra Wood look Tile in Living Room

Tile Maintenance

Tiles are one of the easiest flooring options to keep clean and maintain. Their solid surface only requires occasional sweeping and mopping in order to prevent from debris building up. Follow the link below for some cleaning tips.

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Wood Look Tile

With wood look tile, you can have high-end looking floors all throughout your home without the worry of accidental damage caused by moisture or spills. East to clean and care for, you’ll choose wood look tile for every room of your home!

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Emser Tile backsplash tile

Backsplash Tile

If you are looking to update your kitchen or bathroom then consider installing backsplash tile on your walls. Backsplash is a unique way for you to express your creative side without taking up an entire space. Follow the link below to learn more.

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