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Tile guide

Some traditions are worth cherishing, and this certainly applies to timeless, tenacious tile. A longtime favorite for homes, businesses, and public gathering spots, tile is certainly one of the most versatile types of flooring we know. Offered up in all of your favorite materials, shapes, sizes, and textures, tile can be installed vertically as well as horizontally.


At Barry Neal Carpet One Floor & Home in Altamonte Springs, Florida, we’re fully committed to helping you bring your tile vision to reality, and we offer up an expansive array of ceramic, porcelain, and stone tile that will compliment your style – whether that’s modern, rustic, or anything in between! Whether you’re seeking a new kitchen floor, a small sink backsplash, or an expansive outdoor seating area, our team of onsite tile experts can guide you throughout the process.


Are There Different Types of Tile?


Since the tile industry continues to grow, there’s just not enough space here to cover all of the current product options. Still, some things have stayed the same, and tile’s traditional favorites remain those made from ceramic, porcelain, and stone.




Why Choose Tile?










What Is Wood-Look Tile?


While hardwood flooring is always enticing, Florida’s hot and humid climate makes for some ongoing challenges. Since the real thing isn’t exactly suitable for this setting, we recommend finding a sensible alternative. Wood-look tile is one such alternative: one that’s appropriate for outdoor use as well as indoor spaces. There are wood-look tile options in both plank and traditional square forms. Unlike actual hardwood, this amazing imposter won’t ever shrink, expand, or swell due to moisture, climate shifts, or humidity. It can even be installed outdoors, making for an elegant “hardwood” patio. Wood-look tile is made to ward off scratches and stains, so you can spend less time worrying about damages, and more time living.


Is Tile Durable?


While choosing a tile for your upcoming project, we advise paying careful attention to each product’s PEI rating. A tool perfected by the Porcelain Enamel Institute, your PEI rating lists products on a scale of 1 through 5, with a 5 being the most durable and resilient.


Where Can I Install Tile?


Tile is a versatile material that can be installed in many areas around your home or business. Choose hardy, resilient tile for your outdoor patio, or a gleaming marble to adorn a formal living room. Tile can go on walls as well as floors and is the perfect method to manage moisture around your tub, shower, or kitchen range. Other places you can install tile include:









How Is Tile Installed?


Due to the sheer immensity of options available, it’s easy to create a tile composition that’s one-of-a-kind. Installing a successful tile arrangement requires some ample preparation and planning. Tile installation is a complex process, which is why we recommend turning to our experts to get the job done right. In addition to helping, you with a beautiful tile installation, our expert team can provide consultations and advice on kitchen and bathroom designs.


Where Can I Shop for Tile Near Me?


Barry Neal Carpet One Floor & Home is proud to be the region’s most trusted resource for tile products and related services in Altamonte Springs, Florida. We’re members of the world’s largest independent flooring cooperative, which lets us offer you all the perks of a small business, with a selection that’s not to be believed. Here, you will find amazing tile selections made by Daltile, American Olean, Florida Tile, Happy Floors, Mohawk, Shaw, Unique Building Concepts, and more. Visit us today in person to browse our tile displays or start shopping our complete tile selection online now!



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Tile Warranties


With our competitive warranty packages, you won’t ever stress over what may happen tomorrow.



Is Tile Easy to Clean?

Tile is a breeze to clean and care for, but our specialists’ recommendations can definitely help you work towards an even longer life for your recent investment. 

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Tile Inspiration


What’s trending in the tile world? Here are some of our most recent inspirations, provided by our leading designers.