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A Year of Transformation

We are traveling at warp speed ahead into an exciting new year and a new decade! With a year of potential transformations in store, our team at City Tile is excited to invite you to participate in something fun. We are shouting out to you, our clients, to submit your thrilling renovation projects to showcase in 2020. Exactly what are we looking for?...

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Celebrating Our 16th Anniversary!

Businesses come and go with the changing times, but there are certain companies that weather the test of time. Indeed, many of our new and longstanding customers alike may not be aware of the history of City Tile. Therefore, our family run business is happy to announce that as of November our Nanaimo location is celebrating its 16th Anniversary. City...

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FLOOR FINISHES AND HOW TO CHOOSE THEM

Article courtesy of Understand Building Construction When choosing a floor finish, keep in mind the following: How slippery or smooth it is; do not use very smooth finishes in bathrooms and balconies How abrasion resistant it is – do not use soft, quick wearing finishes in areas with heavy foot traffic. Marble and wood have low abrasion...

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The Timeless Appeal of Natural Elements

Explore new builds and you’ll see the ongoing trend in earth tones and raw materials. Building with natural elements in mind is a look toward not only a timeless but trendy design aesthetic. Enduring value and curb appeal are what building with natural materials offer architects, designers, homeowners, and homebuyers. When considering the exterior...

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How to Choose the Right Tile for Your Project

There is a tremendously vast selection of products to sift through when tile shopping; it can indeed be difficult to know how to start. Whether selecting tile for a commercial or residential tiling job, you want to be confident you’re choosing the best material suited for the space. Undoubtedly, combining tile functions can be disastrous, so it’s...

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Why you can’t refuse the Godfather of tile.

When it comes to style, the Italians have always been ahead of the game. Whether its fashion or interior design, they spare no expense when it comes to creating something that’ll turn heads. The most popular tiles to choose from are Italian and Chinese made. So why choose Italian?             When it comes to the quality between the two types of...

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Tile Planners to help with your Tile Design

We have recently added three links in the City Tile main menu under Inspiration: Ariana Tile Planner Flaviker Tile Planner ABK Tile Planner These interactive websites allow you to plan and design your tile project by letting you select your space whether its a bathroom, living room, kitchen, outdoor, or commercial. After you select your space you...

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An Introduction to Porcelain, Ceramic, and Stone Tiles

All types of tiles with their myriad colors and designs sparkle on floors, walls, courtyards, and other open surfaces. Moreover, they tend to last a long time and are generally weather proof. They are easy to maintain also and a suitable wipe with a damp cloth is enough to kept them gleaming all the time. Tiles are generally of three types: ·   ...

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Looking for outdoor patio ideas, think Porcelain tile!

If outdoor paving is on your to-do list this spring or summer, then porcelain is the way to go. That’s right. Porcelain. “There’s no grout and no pin set, so there’s no chance of efflorescence, no chance of cracking, or fading. Porcelain pavers are very, very strong,” says Nanaimo City Tile owner Dominic Staniscia. The go-to guy in these parts for...

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Nanaimo, BC
V9T 5V9
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