I'm considering buying Florida Tile for my bathroom floor. Since they
are faily new here in Canada, I'd be interested in hearing from those
who have been living with their products.
How has Florida Tile performed for you? Are you satisfied? Would you
buy them again? Anything I should know about installation (will go on
a plywood sub-floor)? Maintenance?
Any and all information is much appreciated. Thanks.
I purchased my home 4 years ago with Florida tile installed in the bathroom
(1x1 on the floor). It was installed in the early 70's over plywood. They
raised several kids and I have 3 and there have been no tile related
failures. Cat urine, on the other hand, is a handy tile remover.
I own a tile and stone distribution company in FL. I show FL Tile Co.
tile. It is inexpensive and yet very durable. My suggestion is to go
with the FL Tile if you like it. However, the kicker here is that you
can make that 2.30 (for example) tile look like a 10.00 tile with some
properly placed hand made tile liners or listellos or a few decorative
tiles. The big box DIY businesses are fine for many flooring needs
but to really get a personalized look go to a local designer and ask
them for some help. Or call the Canadian equivalent of the
American Society of Interior Designers and ask them for "Industry
Partners" that are tile show rooms in your area. These show rooms
should carry designer/custom tile for your use. And don't be afraid
of the idea of custom or designer, just cuz it sounds expensive
doesn't mean it is.
Yes, and Florida makes it. We brought home some 6"x6" dark charcoal samples
from a local tile store. I believe the part number was 9906, but that
might have been the 12" square number. Ask a FL dealer.
I don't know what "local" means to you, but here is the place that had the
samples we brought home. http://www.fitzgeraldtile.com/ You could call
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