Mexican Tile Floors Walls Sinks & Ribbons
Made By Hand From Clay
Mexican tile products for floors, walls, sinks, and ribbons is a fascinating experience for anyone who sees it. Most derive the name from the town of Saltillo Mexico, where it is made by hand from raw clay. Saltillo’s most famous exports are Saltillo tiles and used for floors since the early 1900’s.
The process to make these Mexican tiles for floors is similar to that used in ancient times when clay tiles were first known to have been produced. Mexican tiles are dried in the sun and are fragile when handling prior to being installed. Care is required to maintain the integrity and beauty of the wonderful floors. While they may be used for outside patios and the like, in climate weather can damage these fragile tiles when exposed to freeze-thaw conditions. It is very typical to see a variety of these special floors in warmer climates.
Mexican tile floors will provide just the right touch for your southwestern theme. If installed properly, these beautiful decorative tiles will provide years of satisfaction. This is in large part to how gracefully Mexican tile ages. Throughout its lifespan, it can be stripped and refinished over and over again to fully restore that new-floor look you expect.
Other types of Mexican tile have found it’s way into the hearts of people across the globe. Manufacturers are found in Mexico, New Mexico, and anyplace where the clay can be transformed into beauty. The medium uses muted colors of greens, blues, oranges, reds, cremes, yellows and has a flair in the design world. Common uses for these fabulous versatile tiles are for walls, murals, floors, ribbons and sinks. Examples of these types are on the left side of this article. If you see something you like or want, please call us at the numbers listed at the top of this page.
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