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Tile Flooring in Florida

Tile has stood the test of time as one of the most sought-after flooring and wall materials for homeowners in Florida, and for good reason. Not only is tile stylish and easy to clean, but it is also water-resistant, making it the perfect flooring solution for Florida's humid climate. Whether you're looking to update your kitchen floors and backsplash, or you are looking to upgrade your bathroom shower, the tile experts at your local tile shop in Palm Coast, FL, and in Ormond Beach, FL can help! Our Dick Stark Carpet One Floor & Home showrooms feature a variety of ceramic, porcelain, and stone tiles designed to elevate your FL home and unique style. If you're ready to invest in tile flooring, this guide can help you decide on the best type of tile for you.


Types of Tiles: Choosing the Perfect Tile for Your Project

There are hundreds of ways to enjoy tile flooring and accent tile, with incredible options like ceramic, porcelain, stone, and concrete. Here’s a closer look at the different types of tile:


Ceramic Tile: Affordable, Creative, and Colorful



Porcelain Tile: Durable Elegance for Indoors and Outdoors



Stone Tile: Timeless Elegance with Natural Minerals



Wood-Look Tile: Waterproof & Stylish



Wall Tile: Backsplashes for Your Kitchen & Bath Design

Explore our Palm Coast and Ormond Beach showrooms for stunning tile backsplash options and shower surrounds. From ceramic to glass and stone, these backsplashes not only add flair but also provide practical benefits:



7 Steps to Get Unique Tile Designs, Styles & Colors for Your Project

Our showrooms boast an array of tile styles and colors, and we offer custom tile designs and patterns for a look that suits your style. Choose from trendy mosaic designs, and wood-look tile herringbone patterns to classic subway tiles, mosaics, and more! Here are seven tips on choosing the right tile for your unique project:


  1. Define Your Style and Theme: Identify the desired overall style, theme, and color palette for your project.
  2. Gather Inspiration: Collect images from various sources to create a visual mood board for your tile design ideas.
  3. Research Tile Types: Understand the characteristics of ceramic, porcelain, glass, mosaic, and natural stone tiles.
  4. Meet Your Needs: Factor in your room's long-term purpose, daily foot traffic, slip resistance, and ease of maintenance.
  5. Create a Sample Board: Assemble a sample board with tile samples, color swatches, and layout patterns for visualization.
  6. Consider Sustainability: Explore our eco-friendly tile options made from recycled materials or sustainable processes.
  7. Review Your Budget: Ensure your unique tile design aligns with budget constraints. We offer a variety of price points and financing options.


Professional Tile Installation Services in Florida

While DIY is an option, professional installation ensures precision, longevity, and adherence to industry standards. Plus, our professionals train with and work with various tiling materials regularly, ensuring proper installation and grouting while avoiding common pitfalls. Our installation services at Dick Stark Carpet One focus on precision, attention to detail, and efficient completion with minimal disruption to your daily routine.


Our Installation Process


  1. Personalized Consult: We can provide personalized in-store and in-home consultations to help you choose the best tile design and layout.
  2. Customized Design: We will work closely with you from beginning to end to translate your custom tile design vision into a stunning reality.
  3. Full Installation: The installation process itself includes surface prep, layout planning, adhesive application, tile placement, grouting, and sealing.
  4. Post-Installation Tile Care: Our experts will offer resources and guidance on maintaining your newly installed tile with tips on cleaning, sealing, and addressing common issues. Learn more about tile maintenance in our Tile Flooring Care Guide.


Why Choose Dick Stark Carpet One for Tile in Florida

  1. Premium Products: Our tile products undergo rigorous quality checks to ensure durability.
  2. Professional Experts: Experience peace of mind with our professional flooring staff and receive installations that adhere to industry standards and exceed expectations.
  3. Our Guarantee: Our Beautiful Guarantee ensures satisfaction – if you're not pleased with your new floors, we'll replace them for free!
  4. Flooring Warranties: We provide lifetime warranties to assure customers of the quality and longevity of our tiles.


Your FL Tile Shop: Dick Stark Carpet One of Palm Coast & Ormond Beach

At Dick Stark Carpet One Floor & Home, we're proud to cater to the tastes of Palm Coast and Ormond Beach residents. Discover premium tile options from renowned brands like Emser, Daltile, and Elysium at our local showrooms. Dick Stark Carpet One Floor & Home is your trusted local partner for exceptional tile solutions in Palm Coast and Ormond Beach, FL. Ready to embark on your tile flooring journey? Visit our Palm Coast showroom or our Ormond Beach showroom to explore our tile flooring collection today!


Frequently Asked Questions About Tile in Florida

Q: Why do so many homes in Florida have tile floors?

A: Due to the humid and wet conditions in our local area, tile is the number one choice. This is because tile combines style with durability and water resistance, making it suitable for various spaces within our Florida homes.


Q: Which tile is budget-friendly and still the best?

A: Ceramic tiles offer affordability, creativity, and vibrant color options, making them ideal for any home improvement project, including kitchen and bath applications.


Q: How durable is porcelain tile?

A: Because porcelain tiles are fired at higher temperatures, they are denser and have more durability and ongoing moisture resistance, making them suitable for indoor and outdoor installations.


Q: Why opt for stone tiles?

A: Stone tiles, crafted from natural minerals like granite and marble, provide timeless elegance and can last for decades with proper care.


Q: What are the most popular types of tiles in the area?

A: Some popular tile choices include ceramic, porcelain, and natural stone. We also get requests for mosaics, quartz, and granite.


Q: Do you offer tile that’s compatible with heated flooring systems?

A: Yes, we offer tile that is compatible with heated flooring systems.


Q: Do you offer custom tile design?

A: Absolutely! We will work with you to create a custom design that is unique to your taste.


Q: What types of custom projects do you do with tile?

A: We provide a variety of custom tile projects including tile backsplashes, tile flooring, custom tile showers, fireplace tile surrounds, and more!


Q: Do you offer outdoor tiling and installations?

A: Yes, we offer installation for outdoor tiling. We recommend tiling materials that offer enhanced durability and are suitable for outdoor use.


Let's bring your vision to life, one tile at a time - Contact us for a free project estimate now! Proudly serving the Palm Coast and Ormond Beach, FL area, including:


Daytona Beach, FL | Daytona Beach Shores, FL | Ormond Beach, FL | Ormond-by-the-Sea, FL | Holly Hill, FL | Edgewater, FL | New Smyrna Beach, FL | Bunnell, FL | Flagler Beach, FL | DeLand, FL | DeBary, FL | Deltona, FL | Port Orange, FL | Ponce Inlet, FL | Palm Coast, FL | Flagler Beach, FL | Bunnell, FL

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