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Old 10-19-2011, 02:17 PM   #1
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Tiles that look like wood


I need to find a tile that looks like a wood. Here is the twist. This customer wants the tiles to have a circle in the corners that makes it look like nail down wood, but is a ceramic or porcelain product. I am in Oklahoma and can't find anything locally. I work for a company that has a large warehouse and can receive shipments from anywhere. Help!!

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Old 10-22-2011, 02:32 PM   #2
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They used to sell that around here. Don't remember the nail hole part, just the "plank" shaped tile.
I'd check tile manufacturers on the internet. Many companies will have a store locator option where you can find their products if they have it in their product line.
Here's one:
http://www.classictileny.com/viewproducts.php?catid=43
There are plenty of companies that sell the product.

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as what I have known there's a certain tile wood that really fit for what the customer asking , its just more expensive than the normal tile but its adorable to look. that tile-wood is not easily to be found because it has legal paper works to process it and to sell it..I had already seen that tile-wood in a certain home and it really looks unique!!
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as what I have known there's a certain tile wood that really fit for what the customer asking , its just more expensive than the normal tile but its adorable to look. that tile-wood is not easily to be found because it has legal paper works to process it and to sell it..I had already seen that tile-wood in a certain home and it really looks unique!!
Can you explain this remark, "that tile-wood is not easily to be found because it has legal paper works to process it and to sell it."?
Really interested in what legal restriction would cause this material to require "legal paper works".
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ron6519: thanks for the question..! as what I've known from a friend "tilewood is seldom to be bought" aside that its expensive it is also due to restrictions being made because the wood that in process of making tile wood are somewhat endangered trees that can't just be cut down without legal permits..
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ron6519: thanks for the question..! as what I've known from a friend "tilewood is seldom to be bought" aside that its expensive it is also due to restrictions being made because the wood that in process of making tile wood are somewhat endangered trees that can't just be cut down without legal permits..
Tile that looks like wood has no wood in it. It's a ceramic tile.
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Tile that looks like wood has no wood in it. It's a ceramic tile.
really? ok i just figure it out that maybe I'm referring to another not the ceramic tile..I misinterpret the post I'm thinking of the wood itself..
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really? ok i just figure it out that maybe I'm referring to another not the ceramic tile..I misinterpret the post I'm thinking of the wood itself..
Poster said, " I need to find a tile that looks like a wood."
It helps to understand what the post is about.
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Poster said, " I need to find a tile that looks like a wood."
It helps to understand what the post is about.
ok .. sorry about that .
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Company IWT carry some and Happy Floors. I think Daltile will have some to. I'm not sure if you have those company in your area but check with the flooring stores if they carry product from the company I listed.
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Re: Tiles that look like wood


from what I have seen, most wood look tiles isn't ceramic, its porcelain that is much stronger. I found this old post because I searched the company "Happy Floors" :D
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FYI, porcelain IS ceramic. Although there's porcelain of many qualities, most floor tiles are porcelain these days since it's cheaper to make than it used to be. Doesn't mean that all porcelain is better than all ceramic tiles, but porcelain is stronger.

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Re: Tiles that look like wood


6 years later, I'm still trying to figure out what the OP is talking about.
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I didn't waste my time reading the whole thing again, it's immaterial. Just didn't want anyone to think porcelain is something other than ceramic.

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Re: Tiles that look like wood


Porcelain is a better and stronger version of ceramic. I remember looking it up a while back because I was wondering myself what the difference was.

Here ia a link I bookmarked that explains differences in both, and also some terms used for those that are researching it for the first time.

http://www.floorfacts.com/ceramic-porcelain-tile.asp

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