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Do you live in the Seattle area? Are you in need of tile that's ready to pick up now? Check out our locally stocked tile collection for products that have a high likelihood of being in town. Many have further stock information in their descriptions (click the "Stock" header beneath the cover photo) including sizes and colors normally stocked in town. Keep in mind not all options from every page will be in town, but it's always worth an ask. Find something you like then request a stock check via email or live chat— you might be in luck!

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The tile world is being slowly flooded with an ocean of scales (see what we did there?). Also known as fan tiles, eclipse, scallops, and more. Here's a feature of the ones we can get our hands on. Keep it coming, tile manufacturers! Give a beautiful metallic sheen to your backsplash with Daltile's Vintage Metals resin collection. A lovely snowy day compliments the tiny sparkles in Z-Tile's gorgeous white Thassos eclipse mosaic. Back to the innovative Daltile for their new geometric Revalia collection, available in many beautiful colors. Looking for other shapes? Check out our Geometric & Specialty Shaped Tiles collection. Find...

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There are so many choices involved in material selection. Not only do you need to choose color and size, but tile layout as well. Here's some general design rules we follow, plus some specific collections and ideas to pull off popular tile combinations and patterns. People are easily visually overwhelmed, and while it may be tempting to install all the fun mosaics and colors there’s probably a simpler way to pull off the look you want. Be conscious of the whole picture.

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Don't get hung up on ALWAYS following the right advice during your home renovation project. No one ever got it 100% right the first time, and if you're facilitating much of this process by yourself you can't expect to win it all. In fact, we put together some home renovation truths most people in the industry have stumbled upon. Read the blog for more information.

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Tile is not an easy purchase. It's something that most people debate over for at least a few weeks before settling on the perfect one. With that in mind, we know our customers may come back to visit multiple times before making a purchase. You can now save your favorites to our Wishlist function, email your saved items to yourself or someone else, and come back to the list the next time you're on our site. It even remembers you cross-devices if you enter your email.

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