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Melcer Tile
Charleston, SC
South Carolina's Largest Ceramic Tile, Marble, and Granite Showroom
Interests: Home Design
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After a long day at work, there is nothing like taking a long, hot, steamy soak in the bathtub, or the feel the pulsating rhythm of water easing the tension from your shoulders in the shower. While such a creature comfort is not a bad thing, have you ever looked... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2017 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
More than a decade in development, large format tile has become an exciting addition to the tile industry crossing from the commercial sector into the residential sector. Large format tile has become popular with designers and fabricators on walls and floors thanks in large part to the technological advancements. Defined... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2017 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
Furry Four-legged Family Members Need Baths Too! Dogs have been faithful companions for centuries. As beloved members of our families, we bestow on them an outpouring of affection, quality food, clever toys, and engaging outdoor activities. Meet Winnie for a puppy design tile consultation One of the biggest challenges to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
Sleek. Sophisticated. Elegant. Porcelain conjures up images of luxury. Comprised of finer clay formulas via a dust compression method and fired at higher temperatures than other ceramics, porcelain is known for its hardness, strength, density, and low porosity. While often associated with fine China dinnerware, figurines and even toilets, porcelain... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2017 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
Have you ever thought about the rooms in your home? Are they laid out to flow into one another? Do you tie rooms together with color choices and furniture styles or do you give each room a distinctive personality? Are the transitions definitive or subtle? While your answers depend on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2017 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
Walk-in showers have been a consistent design trend for decades. For some of you, the first introduction to a walk in shower might have been in your gym or fitness center locker room. For others, it may have been the homes of aging family member. But the latest design trends... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2017 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
Designers take inspiration from everything around them. Mother Nature provides endless recombinations, simple and complex, that stimulate the senses. Designers take these inspirations, and reinterpret them through a variety of media. The chosen media can also provide an added layer of intricacy. Take textiles, for example. Threads have been spun... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2016 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
It is always a challenging thing to schedule the installation of tile under ideal conditions. Delays can come in many guises. With cold weather upon us, there are some extra concerns to factor into your tile installation: 1. Location The location of your project is a major factor in the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2016 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
You have so many options when you choose tile as your flooring option. You work with an expert salesperson to determine the type of tile that fits your lifestyle, from porosity to slippage, sealing to cleaning. Other times, you inherit someone else’s tile selection. The tile is nice and cool... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2016 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
Like any other material or product, tile needs needs regular cleaning and care to maintain its luster, beauty, and function. There are three important aspects to tile care: 1. Pick the Right Tile This may sound like an arbitrary decision, but picking out a tile is more than just color,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2016 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
Showers have long been an integral part of the bathroom. The feeling of water sluicing down your hair, shoulders, and back brings a sense of refreshment and renewal. Showers have taken center-stage in bathroom design and remodeling. The bathroom has become more than just a functional room for personal hygiene... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2016 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
It’s your favorite room of the house. Or maybe it isn’t. But it’s a room you spend a lot of time in, whether you want to or not. You’ve got to eat. That’s right. Your kitchen. While your home will say a lot about you, your kitchen will say even... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2016 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
You like the look of wood, but you want the functionality of tile? What do you do? Why, you choose wood look tile, of course! Also known as faux hardwood, wood look tile has become a well established trend with manufacturers and consumers. Thanks to advancing in inkjet and digital... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2016 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
The combination of manmade bodies of water and ornamental tile can be traced to the earliest civilizations. Swimming pools were and are considered an exotic luxury in the minds of many homeowners. Since the middle of the 20th century, pool ownership has become a fixture in the American backyard landscape.... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2016 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
It is finally time for that shower installation or renovation. You are looking forward to changing the look and feel of your shower and your bathroom as a whole. As a homeowner and shower user, there are two rather major factors to examine when making your tile choice: • Moisture... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2016 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
So you have done it. You have decided to go with tile for your next home project. You have envisioned the intricate or simple design layout for your project. You have perused the many tile options at various home improvement stores. You have visited a tile store and talked with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2016 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
Marble is a marvelous stone. Made by intense pressures and heat deep within the earth, marble has served several purposes throughout history. In its various forms, marble has been a choice for thousands of years in artistic sculptures and building materials, cleaning abrasives to feed supplements. Federal Post Office Interior,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
You have just finished a tile or stone installation. You probably chose tile or stone for its aesthetic beauty and low maintenance. It looks fabulous. Now what? It's time to ensure that your tile or stone continues to look fantastic for years to come! Entryway protection Often tile and stone... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2016 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
Have you ever walked into a government building and noticed a government seal in the flooring? Or walked down the Hollywood Walk of Fame? Or perhaps you have visited some historic sites or luxurious hotels with unique images embedded in the flooring? These elements are known as medallions. These floor... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2015 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
Have you just suffered from some major water damage to your floors? Is it from broken or backed up pipes? … a leaking water heater? …a cracked foundation? … unusually heavy rains? …floodwaters? …an overflowing toilet? Tile is a great replacement option after severe water damage, but there are several... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2015 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
The Melcer team made an appearance at the Charleston Home & Design Model Show. With smiling faces and helpful tile tips, the experts from the local tile company engaged with all kinds of designers. Melcer Tile has been in attendance at the annual home show for over ten years and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2015 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
Since 1968, Melcer Tile has been providing customers with the right type of tile. The company sells all types of tile to wholesale and retail customers. Melcer Tile is an excellent source for all things tile. From installation to design, the company has the knowledge and expertise needed to make... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2015 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
A dip in the pool is a solid summer staple. There is nothing like that refreshing cool of the water in your personal pool that can provide relief from the sweltering summer sun. Though the water is the obvious relaxation tool at the pool, there is another, more subtle, component... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2015 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
Accent walls can be done in a variety of ways. Paint, wallpaper and even tile are available to make that special wall “pop.” The great thing about these specials walls is the ability to create the accent in any room. When creating an accent wall, take a look at how... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2015 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile
There are multiple ways to make your floors stand out. We tend to forget that even the floor can exude masterful design. There are some popular tile patterns that can aid in building the atmosphere in your room. We have titled six choices so that you can identify the pattern... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at Home Improvement by Melcer Tile