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We did a bit of digging to be sure we weren't competing with the giants for no reason, and realized that this small business can, in fact, win when it comes to quality products AND the best prices. Companies like Home Depot and Wayfair have built reputations of low prices. The idea behind Seattle Tile Direct was to offer a local option of these large companies. We source the most popular products in the area, then give you the best deal on it. How can we offer such discounts? You skip the Seattle Tile showroom, order online, and pick up at the vendors. Easy as that.

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Find your perfect tile online and have it delivered to the AML or Span Alaska dock. Seattle Tile Company has been selling to Alaskan customers for years, and now many of the same products are available right here! Don’t limit yourself when it comes to achieving a beautiful new bathroom, backsplash, or entry way. Simply choose the Alaska dock drop off option at checkout.

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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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