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Tiling in Different Climates

We are fortunate to enjoy the breathtaking changes of all four seasons in BC—winter, spring, summer, and fall. Believe it or not, climate does have an effect on different tile material inside and outside the home. Therefore, it can be tricky to select the right tile for all season. Before you begin your next tiling project, be sure to read up on...

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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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Hardwood vs. Tile Flooring

The floors supporting us underneath our feet every day may not be something we think about too often, but they certainly affect our daily lives in innumerable ways. The perfect flooring material can unite the entire look of a room or make it seem disorganized and uncomfortable. Our floors may also provide comfort and back support if we’re standing...

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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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Choosing the Right Tile

If you’re looking to update a room or renovate your house, tile is a durable choice of flooring which can be installed in any room. Tile’s versatility, colours, sizes and various designs offers a variety of affordable, durable and convenient options which can be used in a variety of environments. However, when it comes to choosing tile you also need...

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Meet General Manager Christina Staniscia

Meet Christina Staniscia. Christina has been a loyal of City Tile for the past fourteen years. “Basically, a year after they opened I started working here fulltime,” Christina said. She is one of many in the Staniscia family working at City Tile; it’s truly a family business. Christina is the general manager of the Nanaimo store and handles the...

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Stone and Tile Maintenance

Did you know natural stone can last for thousands of years? Remnants of these structures can and are found throughout the modern world. Look at The Parthenon in Greece, the Taj Mahal in India, or the Great Pyramids at Giza in Egypt—all made from marble and limestone, and all very much still standing. It is because of its longevity that natural stone...

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Kitchen and Bathroom Trends of 2017

“Trend,” is a word that people either hop right on board with, like a train leaving the station, or avoid it like a contagious plague. Often, it comes down to taste and the differences in those tastes through the younger and mature customers. So, what kitchen designs are trending today in Nanaimo? “ Natural looking furniture and back to the stone...

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